Grazing by Mark Greenaway
“Smart cooking in this buzzing former railway station” - AA Inspector
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Grazing by Mark Greenaway is the buzzy, informal dining room of the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. High ceilings, leather and wood, reflect its Victorian railway station heritage. The kitchen presents a wide-ranging menu of solid bistro cooking – from small sharing plates to traditional starters and mains, and everything from comfort classics to displays of technical prowess.
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Credit cards accepted
- Open all year
- Cuisine style: Modern Traditional
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About the area
Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.
It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.
A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days.
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