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Tomahawk steak with festive sides - Hawksmoor Edinburgh, Edinburgh, SCT

Hawksmoor Edinburgh

4.5
4.5
5046 Reviews
£26 to £40
Steakhouse
In Edinburgh, Hawksmoor draws on the amazing produce that Scotland has to offer, featuring seafood from around the coast and beef from grass-fed native breed cattle. Private dining areas available.

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2 people

22:00


Booked 61 times today
Experiences are available.
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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Wine Bar, British
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Fri 17:00–22:00 Thu, Fri 12:00–15:00 Sat 12:00–22:00 Sun 12:00–21:00
  • Phone number
    0131 526 4790
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Matt Brown
  • Catering
    British Steakhouse <br />Seafood <br />Scottish <br />
  • Private party facilities
    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.
  • Private party contact
    Caoimhe: 0131 526 4790
  • Area
    Edinburgh
  • Cross Street
    St Andrew Square
  • Parking Details
    Car Park on Calton Road
  • Public Transit
    Tram stop - St Andrew Square Bus Stop - Waverley Station / Princes Street East / St Andrew Square / York Place Train - Waverley Station, 1 minute walk
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Experiences

  • Express Sharing Menu - Lunch Private Dining

    £10.00 per person

    Prepaid

    Multiple dates available
    Hawksmoor Edinburgh's McLellan Room, where every meal is a celebration! Gather your group for a lunchtime feast with our 3 course Express Sharing Menu (£28pp). Parties of 7+ guests can expressly delight in some of our most popular dishes served as a feast to share including (the UK’s best) 35-day dry-aged Rump steak & chips and our notorious sticky toffee pudding in the beautiful surroundings of our private dining room. Perfect for your working lunch requirements. Once booked our team will get in touch with you to find out if you have any dietary requirements. More info on our fabulous express menu here: https://thehawksmoor.com/locations/edinburgh/food/express-menu/ Not inclusive of service charge or any drinks. £10 deposit redeemable.
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What 5,046 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseEnergetic

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  • Edinburgh/Midlothian

    Good for business meals

  • Edinburgh/Midlothian

    Good for business meals

  • Edinburgh/Midlothian

    Most Booked

  • Edinburgh

    Good for business meals

  • Edinburgh

    Good for business meals

  • Edinburgh

    Most Booked

5,046 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service superb as always .. steaks are unbelievable 👍

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  2. GudrunT

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Has the best steak and best tasting food, we never miss the chance to eat there when we travel to cities that have a Hawksmoor. Always situated in beautiful buildings and the food is to die for. Had the fillet steak and sticky toffee sunday for dessert. Highly recommend!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The place is nice and staff friendly but food is too salty and buttery for my liking. Ordered oyster and chicken. Bread is superb.
    Hawksmoor EdinburghResponded 1 day ago
    Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your valued feedback with us. We're thrilled to hear you were happy with the ambience and the staff on your visit with us. Apologies that you found the oysters and chicken salty - the oysters will naturally be so, and we do brine our chicken but that's to make ensure its succulence and tenderness, rather than to impart flavour. I would certainly encourage on further visits to flag any slight issues to our friendly front of house team who would be happy to assist at the time. Have a great weekend. Kindest Regards, Mhairi

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  4. Foodie2015August

    Edinburgh

    69 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    69 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely meal as always. Beautiful tasting beef cooked just as ordered. Divine cocktails (the cherry negroni is wonderful) Brilliant service Super ambience and so busy on a Wednesday night

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  5. DavidB

    Greater Boston

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We went along on the back of what turned out to be a misleading ad offering 2 courses and a glass of wine for £30. Turned out to get that you needed to byob - and pay a corkage fee. And there were also only 3 choices of each course - so pretty limited. Food and service were fine but we felt we were there under false pretences and of course ended up spending a lot more than £30 each !!!

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  6. Foodie70

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, a bit pricier than I expected (£150 for two, 3 courses, two drinks) but it was worth it for a special night out. Service excellent and lovely place. I loved the marrow bone starter!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice place for having a funny grilled experience. Maybe it is a little bit expensive? But I cannot absolutely complain, the staff has been amazing, the quality of the food too. 😁

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  8. EvaM

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful we had the express menu and brought our own wine so really good value.Steak was perfect.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    London

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to eat and drink - just be careful as some of the cocktails are overpowering (I saw 2 returned as they were undrinkable) Lovely atmosphere , great food
    Hawksmoor EdinburghResponded today
    Hello My name is Niall and I am the Bar Manager at Hawksmoor Edinburgh. Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on our drinks offering. I have sent you a private message regarding your recent experience, and I am looking forward to hearing from you soon. Many thanks Niall McMillan

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This beautiful building now houses beautiful steak delivered by knowledgeable and welcoming staff- very lovely evening had by all.

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  11. MargaretC

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    My only complaint about the food was the size of my starter (potted ham and beef with Yorkshire Puddings and onion gravy) the taste was wonderful but because the 2 Yorkshire puddings were the size of my fist my husband kindly ate half of it. The courses came quickly but we were never rushed. Loads of friendly staff and the restaurant was in a beautiful setting.

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  12. JZirotti

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 6 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service were incredible. Oysters, scallops and chateaubriand were amazing.

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  13. Flora

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First visit and would certainly recommend it for dinner. Great food and setting, staff attentive and professional. Will be back.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    10 reviews

    3.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 5 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The sides were excellent. Steaks were ok, not great. Our server Sarah was clueless. Simple question about entree and side could not be answered. Each question required Sarah to bring another waiter to our table to answer. Sarah acknowledged that she has only been there for a few weeks however that is no excuse for a total lack of knowledge. Her dirty fingernails was the final straw. We expected more from such a pricey restaurant

    1 person found this helpful

  15. JillH

    Edinburgh

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 5 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time at Hawksmoor. Ordered lunch menu which was g reasonable. Cocktails were pricey but v nice. Service was excellent.

    1 person found this helpful

  16. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Mary was amazing. Knew when to come by and when to let us visit. When we told her we were in a bit of a hurry for dessert she made it happen. Thank you for your outstanding work!

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 3 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best meal in Edinburgh, great experience for our family. Fantastic service!

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great people and amazing food! This is our second time here and booked in advance too!

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  19. BrendonG

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing steak, cooked to perfection, as all food was. Highly recommend the fillet and maple bacon. Attentive staff, set in a lovely building. Throughly enjoyable experience

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  20. AndrewA

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great spot for a special meal of just a date night. It's all about the steak, but there are plenty of other options and a good choice of wines and cocktails. Amazing space and a real buzz!

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  21. TheHappyDiner

    New York City

    33 reviews

    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was our 8th visit which should tell you something. We always enjoy coming here. It's a lovely big old banking hall with a great vibe about it. The menu caters for both carnivores and vegetarians with sufficient choice for both camps to be satisfied. We really enjoyed our choices, but then we always do. The staff are very friendly and helpful, with service being efficient without being intrusive or seeming rushed. Oh, and the cocktails are very good as well!

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  22. JudithP

    London

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We were in Edinburgh for a family catch up. Hawksmoor was the perfect location for us. The food was great, the wine was lovely and the warm welcome from our servers made our day!

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  23. BobbyMack

    Atlanta Metro

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 30 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful and friendly staff, delicious locally sourced beef and perfect setring for evening out with good friends. Highly recommend Hawksmoor.

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  24. APSwitzerland

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing ambience and food. Staff super attentive and polite

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  25. JadeG

    Gloucestershire

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Really enjoyed our evening. The Eat Out Edinburgh menu was really good value and our waiter was very attentive.

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  26. Charlie21

    Cornwall

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    We dined here last night, I have wanted to go for some time. Our table waiter was excellent and very attentive, the bar staff were opinionated and when my husband had questions about the wine the guy was very evidently not interested in engaging with him which was disappointing and a little bit rude. The food was good, I think the side dishes are hugely overpriced and I’m not sure my fries were actually as described in the menu.

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  27. alan

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great venue for a special dinner. Service particularly good.

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  28. Kirsty

    Glasgow

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 28 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious but the service was exemplary.

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  29. Yogi

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was my first time here, everything was great and staff very attentive. Would definitely go again.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the food and great ambience! I really recommend it.

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  31. BadButGood

    London

    8 reviews

    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 25 March 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Expected so much more as I’ve been following Hawksmoor for 10 years but finally decided to try it for my birthday. Cast iron steak was tough despite ordering it pink, waited 10 mins for a replacement. Also no acknowledgement of my birthday despite seeing another fellow birthday person receiving it at another table. Not worth the price or my wait.

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  32. StevenN

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was excellent, best steak in Edinburgh. Our server was excellent, so attentive and friendly. Love Hawksmoor!

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  33. AJ2024

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Thought we were being very generous leaving a large tip and wasn’t until we were home we realised they had also added a very generous service charge to our bill!
    Hawksmoor EdinburghResponded on 26 March 2024
    Dear Guest My name is Thiago, the Restaurant Manager at Hawksmoor. I am sorry this was not communicated to you at all. I have now reached out to you privately to discuss it further. Warm regards

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  34. PaulS

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great vibe ,wine slightly overpriced but excellent quality,service was very good and food was good

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We were a somewhat underwhelmed by our visit to Hawksmoor. Although the venue was stunning we were surprised that we struggled to order a Chateaubriand and Beef dripping Chips initially being advertised they had run out (at 7:30pm) of this cut of steak and also only had skinny fries. The waiter came back and then said the did have one Chateaubriand left which we could have. A few minutes later the table next to us ordered the same cut with absolutely no problem?? The Steak was ok although the fries tepid and tasted like McCain oven fries and a misery portion of veg was produced. We were served and changed for an incorrect bottle of wine but this was rectified. Overall we did feel it wasn’t an enjoyable experience

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  36. roblin

    Edinburgh

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    This is the second time I have been and I was extremely disappointed with my steak. I ordered it medium rare and it was a bit over and there was sinew running through which made it difficult to cut
    Hawksmoor EdinburghResponded on 26 March 2024
    Dear guest, I am sorry to hear about your experience with us. I will reach out to you privately to further discuss your experience with us. Warm regards Hawksmoor team

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  37. JanetD

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    We had a good time We all thought the staff were attentive but they were not, in our opinion, appropriately dressed for the type and class of establishment

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  38. LauraM

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing, food was incredible, and the service was fantastic, highly recommend

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  39. SusanJ

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place, food was lovely, cocktails on the small side for the price of them. Amazing friendly attentive service. Will definitely return!

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  40. JoanneW

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely experience. The scampi was the best I’ve ever had anywhere. Service was impeccable, I wish I could remember the name of the gentleman who served us (he was American) he was fantastic! Every time he passed our table and saw our drinks were almost finished he asked if we wanted another, and he was so helpful when picking our main. We will definitely be back again.

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Hawksmoor Edinburgh is rated 4.5 stars by 5046 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

22:00


Booked 61 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Hawksmoor Edinburgh

23 W Register St, Edinburgh, SCT EH2 2AA

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    St Andrew Square
  • Area
    Edinburgh
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Fri 17:00–22:00 Thu, Fri 12:00–15:00 Sat 12:00–22:00 Sun 12:00–21:00
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Wine Bar, British
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Car Park on Calton Road
  • Public Transit
    Tram stop - St Andrew Square Bus Stop - Waverley Station / Princes Street East / St Andrew Square / York Place Train - Waverley Station, 1 minute walk
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Matt Brown
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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