The Brasserie - Norton House Hotel & Spa
“Modern brasserie in a Victorian country house” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Buffered by 50-odd acres of well-tended grounds, you’d hardly know that this Victorian country house is handy for motorways and the airport. After you’ve worked up an appetite in the spa's swimming pool, the brasserie offers an unbuttoned, contemporary setting and modern Scottish food to match.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 110
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 2
- Dinner served from: 6
- Dinner served until: 9.30
- Wines under £30: 11
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 26
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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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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