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23 Mayfield

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Luxury accommodation giving B&Bs a makeover
Edinburgh Evening News - 26/06/2013

Think of a traditional, old fashioned B&B breakfast and it’ll probably consist of cereal, fry-up, a bit of toast and a glass of juice.

Nothing wrong with that, but nothing to write home about either.

Which is why Ross Birnie’s B&B breakfasts are the kind of morning extravaganza that have landed them a mention in the Michelin accommodation guide.

Indeed, his pigs’ head breakfast was inspired by an Edinburgh Michelin star restaurant’s menu – a whole pig’s head slowly cooked for eight hours, the succulent meat carefully removed and then grilled, served with mushroom and soft poached egg.

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We have now been awarded and graded 5 star GOLD with both the Scottish Tourist Board and also AA - see our awards page for a full list.

Penhaligons23 Mayfield now uses the finest toiletries from Penhaligon's London - Blenheim Bouquet
Created in 1902 and taking its name from Blenheim Palace the seat of one of England’s most respected bloodlines, Blenheim Bouquet is a bracing mix of citrus oils, spices and woods. Inhaling Blenheim Bouquet today it is hard to imagine it was created over one hundred years ago. It is a fragrance that has continually adapted to every twist and turn of its existence. Blenheim Bouquet is discreet, sensual and immaculately turned out with a flash of heritage flourish.

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23 Mayfield has now been awarded a Michelin Guide Guest House.


23 Mayfield is now in the Finals for AA best Scottish Guest accommodation  ,the awards will be in London at the Royal Horse Guards Hotel on May 16th !! 

23 Mayfield has now been awarded 5 stars by the Scottish Tourist Board and AA 

Guests are now welcome to invite non - residents to join them for breakfast at £10 per head.

23 Mayfield has just been reviewed on Fodor's Travel Intelligence