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WHISKI ROOMS

4.5
4.5
1784 Reviews
£25 and under
Scottish
Award Winning Whiski Rooms is located just off the Royal Mile on the prestigious mound. Our restaurant serves food all day which is freshly prepared using the best locally sourced produce. We have an extensive cocktail list, wine, and craft beer and a great whisky selection.
Whiski Rooms has a reputation as being one of the best restaurants in Edinburgh, one of the best Whisky Bars in the world, the first Ardbeg Embassy in the UK, a whisky and gift shop, and a tasting room for daily whisky tastings.
Whiski Rooms is located off the Royal Mile in the city centre looking over Princess Street where you will experience traditional Scottish food.

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2 people

22:30


Booked 12 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Scottish, British, Modern European

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 11:00–00:00

  • Phone number

    0131 225 7224

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    We use our fabulous local Scottish suppliers and specialise in great Scottish food.

  • Private party facilities

    We can host up to 120 people for private parties and we have our Ardbeg room which can be used for smaller groups. Exclusive use of full venue is also available on request, groups up to 120 people.

  • Private party contact

    Martin Harvey: 0131 225 7224

  • Area

    Old Town

  • Parking Details

    Paid parking available on the street and surrounding area.

  • Public Transit

    Lothian buses stop outside, numbers 23, 27, 41, 42. Short walk from all other bus stops on Princes Street.

  • Entertainment

    WHISKY TASTINGS - We specialise in the finest Scottish Whiskies and offer daily whisky tastings from - An Introduction to Whisky, Whisky and Cheese, Whisky and Chocolate to bespoke tastings.Please contact us should you wish to book a tasting via email - shop@whiskirooms.co.uk

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

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  1. KC

    KerriC

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    My personal experience was okay. The service was good but the quality of food was lacking for the cost. I ordered a avocado salad with salmon. I received a bowl full of iceberg lettuce. For the cost, that was a HUGE disappointment. In addition they provided the salmon with the skin on, however it was not crispy but flaccid and soggy. Again not huge issues but for the premium cost I paid I would definitely not go back.
  2. AW

    AnnW

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food1service4ambience4
    I ordered venison and it was chewy and tough / couldn’t swallow much of it . It was very disappointing.
  3. G

    Gemma

    Kent

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food4service3ambience5
    The waitress was very nonchalant but the waiters were great. For them we’d come again
  4. AB

    AngelaB

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Very nice, relaxed atmosphere with good food and friendly service. Excellent range of fine whiskies too! Great location for people visiting the city, especially for the first time.
  5. m

    modijo

    Los Angeles

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thank you for a wonderful experience! Our group had an amazing time experiencing local food and wonderful takes of classic meals. Our servers were friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely come back to dine here again!
  6. AD

    ArleneD

    Edinburgh

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Our meal was delicious, lamb was cooked to perfection and herb mash complimented lamb too. Would recommend you give it a try..
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I had the Stake and Ale pie and it was outstanding!
  8. S

    Shell

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place in the old town. Food and ambience was lovely.
  9. DB

    DerekB

    Glasgow

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I booked Whiski Rooms for entertaining some European business colleagues; an excellent choice! Good range of Scottish cuisine on the menu and the whisky accompaniment recommendations add a bit of interest. The food itself was excellent. Not really a complaint but the starters were on the large side! The service was friendly and efficient and the wine and beer flowed nicely! Would not say it's low cost but it's not all that expensive either. A great location and I would highly recommend.
  10. BB

    BruceB

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 June 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience3
    Highly recommended for people interested in sampling various types of scotch. An adjoining store sells bottles of high quality and obscure scotches. It has tasting nights that I may go back for. Also, the deserts were excellent and the bread was to die for.
  11. MD

    MelanieD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic food would highly recommend this restaurant
  12. S

    Sandi

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Thoroughly enjoyed our food and drinks. Was a little disappointed that the discretionary service charge is added on without asking at the end though. I always leave a tip but taking it without permission is a bug of ours.
  13. R

    Richmond4

    Cheshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 June 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Booked for Father’s Day lunch and a table in the window had been reserved for us. However another table had been filled right next to it making us feel cramped when there were other empty tables. We really enjoyed the food and the choices in the menu were varied. The service was friendly and efficient. It felt like a professionally run restaurant. We thought the wine prices were very expensive so didn’t order any. Overall we do recommend.
  14. SG

    SandiGeeup

    Norfolk

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This is our fav restaurant and choose it because it never fails to impress. The food is outstanding, total class!! This was my sons 21st meal and I would not have chosen anywhere else. We've done New Year here twice and Birthday celebrations and romantic nights out and we have never been disappointed. My eldest son loves it so much he booked his entire new year (22) around his booking at the Whiski Rooms, that's testment to how impressive it is. Thanks also for the 21st birthday whisky shot for my son, he loved it. Will be back as soon as we can.
  15. PA

    PramilaA

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience3
    The service was very good, waiter was very nice, but the restaurant was very noisy, and we found it difficult to hear each other. This was at dinnertime. The food was good for pub type food, the lamb cigars were excellent. Wide selection of drinks.
  16. W

    Woody68

    Heidelberg

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 15 June 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Wir haben den Bildern im Internet nach etwas mehr erwartet. Das Essen war durchaus sehr gut für die Art des Lokals. Der Service war ok, aber mehr auch nicht, doch mehr Touristen-Abfertigung. Aus diesem Grund haben wir auf die vielen angebotene Whisky-Flights auch verzichtet, da wir dem Service es nicht zutrauten entsprechend Antworten oder Kommentare zu den Whiskys zu geben. Schade.
  17. i

    ilk2

    San Francisco

    29 reviews

    4.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on 13 June 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    This venue was packed when I arrived. I’m glad I made a reservation. I had the haggis, a first for this diner. It must have been prepared well; everyone else was eating it. The potatoes, neeps, and salad were fine, but the haggis just wasn’t to my taste. C’est la vie. Dessert, the chocolate fondant (lava cake) was great . Drinks, including coffee, likewise. I’d come again, and get anything, except the haggis.
  18. K

    Keeper

    Dallas

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Good location just off of the royal mile. Servers seem very hurried and stressed, though. Food was freshly prepared
  19. j

    julidek

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Celebrated my husband's birthday in Whiski Rooms. Food was just perfect, especially Haggis. The restaurant staff was so sweet.
  20. BH

    BarbaraH

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful dining experience and the perfect way to end our vacation in Edinburgh!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Easy booking via open table. Warm greeting, and swift seating on arrival. Ambience warm and bussling. Food, good range of options, plentiful portion, enjoyed. Would recommend.
  22. AS

    AnjaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a beautiful dinner with a group of 6, parallel Whiskey tasting, nice ambience and delicious food, especially the salmon starter…
  23. E

    Egjohnston

    Charleston

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on 9 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had the whiskey flight and pub fare. Everything was great. Very good front of the house.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We enjoyed both their whiskey tasting tour and the restaurant. Both were phenomenal and we would highly recommend them.
  25. KW

    KeithW

    Newcastle

    21 reviews

    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    The venue is pretty good, the food was good, the only issue we had was that our main course arrived only a few minutes after we finished our starter.
  26. q

    quinn

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious, servers were very helpful with my dietary restrictions and the atmosphere was great.
  27. GB

    GraemeB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was delightful, whiskey parings are spot on and dessert was delicious!
  28. MJ

    MarniJ

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great staff, great atmosphere, can’t wait to go back!
  29. AS

    AndreasS

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Very nice Whisky Bar and Restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh. The service was very good and friendly! Food was delicious! I have been there the second time - a good place to be and to enjoy!
  30. MI

    MICHELANGELO

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4
    Great spot and interior. Ambiance was good but service could have been a bit better. Food however was great!
  31. M

    Matthew

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was excellent, and the atmosphere and service were great.
  32. MN

    MichelleN

    Lancashire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 June 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Very nice food, been twice now and would go again in next visit to Edinburgh
  33. IB

    IngridB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a fabulous meal at the Whiski Room. The food was excellent, the service amazing and the ambiance was just perfect. Will definitely be back!
  34. C

    Chris

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, fantastic service. Cannot recommend more highely.
  35. HJ

    HenryJonesJr

    London

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    A nice little place, with good, tasty, food. Service was excellent - I was well looked after.
  36. J

    Janetp

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Nice, buzzy atmosphere, decent food and service. Nice cocktail menu
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Ok meal service great
  38. R

    Rmac

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good choice of restuarant , lovely staff , will return on future visits to Edinburgh .
  39. DY

    DuncanY

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We dined here on the 25th May 2022 and the food was outstanding. Would recommend the venison & lamb dishes. Puddings were delightful. Would advise anyone to dine at Whiski when in Edinburgh.
  40. B

    Babs

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Enjoyable evening. Food was very good though expensive. Excellent ambience though a little noisy with large groups obviously enjoying themselves! Overall, an excellent evening.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

WHISKI ROOMS is rated 4.5 stars by 1784 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

22:30


Booked 12 times today
Google Map for WHISKI ROOMS

4 - 7 North Bank Street Edinburgh, EH1 2LP

Additional information

  • Area

    Old Town

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 11:00–00:00

  • Cuisines

    Scottish, British, Modern European

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Paid parking available on the street and surrounding area.

  • Public Transit

    Lothian buses stop outside, numbers 23, 27, 41, 42. Short walk from all other bus stops on Princes Street.

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    WHISKY TASTINGS - We specialise in the finest Scottish Whiskies and offer daily whisky tastings from - An Introduction to Whisky, Whisky and Cheese, Whisky and Chocolate to bespoke tastings.Please contact us should you wish to book a tasting via email - shop@whiskirooms.co.uk

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    0131 225 7224

  • Catering

    We use our fabulous local Scottish suppliers and specialise in great Scottish food.

  • Private party facilities

    We can host up to 120 people for private parties and we have our Ardbeg room which can be used for smaller groups. Exclusive use of full venue is also available on request, groups up to 120 people.

  • Private party contact

    Martin Harvey: 0131 225 7224

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