Winter Candlelit Breakfasts
During the winter months we have the fire roaring and you can enjoy your breakfast in the most romantic setting.
Our AA “Eggcup Award Winning” (which we have now won for the 5th year in a row!) and Visit Scotland Breakfast Award Hearty Scottish and vegetarian breakfasts are cooked to order from fresh, local produce and are prepared to suit your taste. Generous home cooked portions are designed to set you up for an action-packed day exploring our magnificent city.
Our experienced chef has worked on the royal cruise ship Queen Elizabeth II, as well as in several renowned Edinburgh Hotels. Design your own breakfast by selecting from the ingredients listed.
A sample of what we offer at breakfast is shown above in the photos and a full description of each dish is listed below. Much more on offer...come and stay to try out the delights!
Selected cereals and muesli.
Selection of fruits and pastries.
Natural yoghurt garnished with Scottish Malt Whisky flambéed fruit of the day and toasted oats.
Slowly steamed for up to 2 hours producing an excellent creamy taste. Served with oatmeal -
panfried with soft dark brown sugar, butter and cinnamon, then topped with Scottish Malt Whisky and flambéed fruit of the day. Honey served on the side.
Tea & Coffee
Selection of Taylors of Harrogate teas, freshly brewed Columbian and Hot chocolate with
marshmallows and cream also available.
Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Apple Juice, Watermelon infused water.
Traditional Scottish Breakfast
Free range eggs from a local farm (Oxenrigg)
Poached, panfried or scrambled
Slow roasted tomato
Marinated and seasoned overnight with Cornish sea salt, thyme, cracked pepper and olive oil
Award-winning haggis from Campbells butcher
(made with Scottish oats and lamb – rich and spicy)
Traditionally handmade black pudding by Charles Macloed of Stornoway (Western Isles)
From rare breed pigs, bread at Clash Farm, Port logan (Near Stranraer)
Grilled prime back bacon
Unsmoked (best cut shoulder)
No more explanation needed!!
Traditional Scottish fruit pudding (flour, fruit, sugar and spices)
Scottish variation of a griddle scone (panfried potato)
Special of the day
(changes daily, details on blackboard on main front desk).
Peat Smoked Haddock
Gently poached and served with a poached egg.
(Haddock fillets are cold smoked over smouldering peat fires to add to the colour and taste).
Slowly grilled and served with a fried egg. (One of the only true Kippers smoked on the banks of Loch Fyne, Tarbet, West Coast of Scotland).
Loch Fyne Oak Smoked Salmon
Served with scrambled eggs on a toasted brioche. (Salmon is dry cured with brown sugar and sea salt and smoked for 12 hours over oak chips from whisky casks).
For the Sweeter tooth
Scottish Pancakes (can vary)
Brioche French Toast
All served with Virginia cured streaky bacon, real maple syrup and our mini yoghurt pot of the day
Vegetarian options detailed above, as well as...
Award-winning family recipe from Campbells the butcher.
Vegetarian Sausages and bacon
Champagne Breakfast Available
(Ask us for details)