Whiski Bar & Restaurant
“Whisky, music and food galore on the Royal Mile” - AA Inspector
If you find yourself on Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile and in need of sustenance and a ‘wee’ dram, then seek out this highly acclaimed bar at number 119. Choose from over 300 malt whiskies (all available by the nip) and tuck into some traditional Scottish food. Served all day, the menu makes good use of Scottish Border beef and daily deliveries of seafood from local fishermen. Typically, try Cullen skink; Haggis tower with neeps and mash; or smoked salmon penne pasta; then cranachan (a blend of whisky, oatmeal, cream honey and raspberries) for pudding. Come for the traditional Scottish music in the evening – The Whiski is famous for its fiddle music.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Main course from: £5
- Closed: 2
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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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