Twenty, Princes Street, Grill & Smokehouse

4.5
1877 reviews
£26 to £40
Steakhouse
Twenty Princes Street presents an elegant and stunning setting that is sure to bewitch even the most cosmopolitan of patrons with a seamless mix of traditional elegance and contemporary design. A distinguishing feature of the restaurant is the lush, capacious banquettes carefully positioned to make the most of the vistas. And with massive triple-height windows that offer picture perfect views of the skyline. Chef Paul Ritchie demonstrates his culinary flair with an inventive and eclectic menu that keeps pace with the seasons and uses the finest locally sourced ingredients. There’s an exciting choice of fish and seafood dishes while the selection of steaks are a signature of the restaurant. This restaurant offering guests a trendy and sophisticated hangout whatever the occasion, where dining is refreshingly informal and an atmosphere that’s glamorous but not glitzy. And for pre- or post-prandial drinks and conversations, our bar Juniper is the perfect destination.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 1877 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.3
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LewisG
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal the staff and food are amazing. Hats off to the chef James what a cook

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Natalie
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food3service4ambience4

Only went for cocktails and they were delicious. Quite small though for the price but tasted lovely. Lovely atmosphere and friendly helpful staff.

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AndyAnderson
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a superb afternoon lunch. The food and service was exceptional.

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BrendaS
Inverness
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and staff friendly and attentive. Lovely surroundings

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Sandra
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food in beautiful surroundings with efficient and friendly service.

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SandraP
Perthshire
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Consistently good each visit. Lovely food and cocktails with very helpful and pleasant staff. Great location just across from Waverley train station is also a big plus. Our ‘go to’ restaurant In the capital.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Birthday drinks

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vipFrancesS
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a lovely meal in attractive surroundings. Plenty dishes to choose from and children have their own menu. Staff are always pleasant and attentive to any requests.
Definitely one of my favourite places to eat in Edinburgh

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Spats01
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

On a sunny summer’s day in central Edinburgh Twenty was an oasis of calm and cool. The staff were very attentive, the venue was excellent as was the view. The food choice was limited yet the quality was acceptable if not stunning.

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DawnC
London
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience1

Seated next to 5 drunken men which considering it was empty so didn't get off to the best start. Food was nice however overpriced. Wouldn't recommend

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TheresaS
Perthshire
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food2service3ambience3

We didnt have food but couldnt skip past the review. Afternoon cocktails were great.

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OpenTable Diner
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Definitely be back, fantastic cocktails great service

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Rebecca
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect location in the city centre and the best cocktails!!

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VictoriaM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been many times before and will be back many more . One of our favourites. A lovely dinner once again .

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PaulG
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food bit quite with COVID restrictions but worth a visit

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lukes
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food iv eating all year !! Defo be back the staff are wonderful,helpful..

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SharonB
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Loved the interior and relaxed feel of the place, had a window seat the view was great seeing the castle and surroundings perfect while having your meal, had the haddock was delicious, service was friendly and timely

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jimmy
County Durham
3 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Was recommended by a local and didn’t disappoint.
Had drinks pre meal in Junipers adjacent to Restaurant and then ordered a sharing board with starters.
Food was fab and staff pleasant. In my opinion great value for money.
Give it a try you will return.

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Fiona
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another fantastic meal at 20 Princes Street with friends. Food is always lovely and staff are great.

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LG33
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, excellent cocktails fantastic views over Princes Street. Staff were very attentive and reservation process was seamless - would definitely recommend

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food!

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MargaretC
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, Steak cooked to perfection and dessert was amazing(Eton mess)😍👍

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SuzanneP
London
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great experience here yesterday. We had wine and cocktails. The wine was excellent and the cocktails were well made and strong! They made me one that wasn’t on the menu too which I appreciated. We will definitely come back as the restaurant looks amazing.

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Louise
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had never had the pleasure of dining in this establishment before but were kindly treated to a voucher for steak frites for two and a bottle of house wine. We were seated at a lovely big round table at the window with gorgeous views of princess street and the castle.
We opted to add on afew extra sides, and a sauce each, peppercorn for me and garlic butter for the other half. The creamy mash which was to DIE FOR! Mac and cheese and “seasonal veg” which was actually asparagus wrapped in bacon, worth noting if you were veggie.
We ended the meal with an Eton mess dessert which was beautifully presented as a sphere which had a little hammer to smash it open. Very novel and impressive! Service was prompt and polite and the ambiance is very chilled and relaxed. We were pleasantly surprised and will definitely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing. Couldn’t ask for better food or service.

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ColinM
Glasgow
2 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was good as was the service - would not have known this place existed but for a google search! We will be back!

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ElaineM
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a 50th birthday lunch and had a really lovely time. The food was excellent, we had the 3 course set menu and it was really good value for money. Staff were helpful and made for a lovely celebration. Thank you.

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MagsM
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From our welcome to our departure the staff were so welcoming, pleasant and attentive but not overly. The food and wine was delicious and great value. We will be back.

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LindseyG
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing views with very attentive staff and fantastic food.

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SarahH
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely meal in beautiful surroundings with friends

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OpenTable Diner
West Lothian
4 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Had the set menu which was excellent value for money. Food was lovely and service was excellent. Would fine again

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MeganW
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 15 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as always. We absolutely love it here.

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Jnlock
1 review
Dined on 15 July 2021
Overall5food1service4ambience5

We didnt actually eat here, just had drinks in Juniper. It was a lovely environment to enjoy a drink, not too noisy but with a nice buzz and lovely views. The only thing stopping me giving 5 stars was the service, the person showing us to our table was very helpful but the bar tender who brought our drinks never smiled once.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous meal to celebrate our Silver Wedding anniversary. Lovely restaurant with very helpful staff. Lovely touch to give us mini desserts and Prosecco for our anniversary which was really appreciated. Would definitely return again.

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Debbie
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Views are excellent. The interior is so elegant. The food and our cocktails are amazing too

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JoeM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The family were there for my daughter’s graduation and had a great experience. The food was exceptional as was the service. It is well worth a visit. We will definitely be back.

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ThankYou
Edinburgh
5 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

I stayed at the hotel so had two dinners and two breakfasts. Enjoyed all, great steaks and I recommend the Eton Mess!

Pear Drop Fizz was outstanding!

Small issues, it was a little bit cool in the room, even though it was hot outside and it wasn't always easy to get the attention of the staff.

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited after a recommendation by family to have my birthday meal here. Amazing food, service and ambiance. Can’t wait to come back!

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LindaS
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely lunch, helpful staff. Great table by the window, 3 course lunch for £22 is really good value.

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SoniaL
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly staff and super helpful. Lovely place to enjoy drinks

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Twenty, Princes Street, Grill & Smokehouse is rated 4.5 stars by 1877 OpenTable diners.

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