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    The Witchery by the Castle

    The Royal Mile 352 Castlehill | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good14%
    • Average8%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    “old rectory” (103 reviews)
    “inner sanctum” (101 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    After a fun ghost walk me and two friends enjoyed an incredible late night dinner of grilled oysters, haggis with neeps and tatties followed by lamb Wellington. One of my friends said 'this must be the most magnificent restaurant I've ever had the pleasure of...More

    Thank Reaneybean80
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Wanting to celebrate a special birthday for my traveling companion, I asked my daughter living in Edinburgh, to recommend the finest restaurant she was aware of. She provided a list and the very name of The Witchery by the Castle jumped out at me as...More

    Thank Lynn F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Magical place - room was the armoury / spent several nights there. Had own valet and breakfast was brought to the room. Ate in both restaurants - fantastic food good menus. Loved the atmosphere the accommodation was everything one would expect. An experience not to...More

    Thank PatriciaDE24
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    On our last day in Scotland we hat a superb meal in this Restaurant. Ist was really perfect. The tatar as a starter was very fine, the Lamb Wellington was perfect. And finally we have got a plate with a lot of Desserts which were...More

    Thank Markus W
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is our second visit and as good as the first. The rooms are exquisite - the decor and attention to detail - the staff are wonderful - the ultimate treat with some champagne included - we had dinner both in the Secret Garden and...More

    Thank dianaswr
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    • USD 399 - USD 714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
    labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
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    visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
    that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
    place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
    the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
    Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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    RoseAnna H
    14 April 2017|
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    Response from carmichael1302 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes and I believe that the lunch menu is available until 16:00
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    28 March 2017|
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    Response from Victoria J | Reviewed this property |
    All rooms have robes and slippers. They even come in 2 sizes.
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    3 March 2017|
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    Response from jennymurph1234 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes beautiful room with heating and a large tv
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    "All rooms seem unique & amazing. The old rectory is very large,but up narrow circular staircase."
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