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  • The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom - The Pompadour by Galvin
    One Night at The Pompadour by Galvin - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Package
    Book By 20 Apr 2014
    Stay Starting 06 Dec 2012

    The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, known locally as the "Caley", is one of Edinburgh's most significant landmarks. Standing proudly at the west end of Princes Street, the artery of the capital, its reputation for style and excellence has attracted generations of locals, international visitors and notable personalities for over one hundred years.

    Originally named The Pompadour Restaurant, this elegant restaurant first opened in 1925 at the heyday of Victorian railway travel to serve the rich and famous of the time, for whom The Caledonian was the hotel of choice in Scotland.

    It takes its name from the celebrated Madame de Pompadour, the "favourite mistress" of King Louis XV of France, who installed her in the magnificent Palace at Versailles. The listed interior décor reflects the sumptuousness of the royal court of the day, and the restaurant has long enjoyed the reputation of having "the best tables" in Edinburgh, with impressive views looking out onto Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle through the panoramic arched windows.

    Having been restored to its former splendour by Michelin Starred Brothers Chris & Jeff Galvin It now known as The Pompadour By Galvin.

    Press Reviews for The Pompadour by Galvin:

    "It is arguably the grandest dining room in Scotland"
    Richard Bath, Scotland on Sunday

    "The lasagne of crab and scallop is the single best thing I have eaten anywhere this year"
    Joanna Blythman, Sunday Herald

    Book your indulgent Waldorf Astoria break now.

    What's Included:

    • One night's accommodation in a Double or Twin Deluxe Room
    • Three-course dinner in The Pompadour by Galvin, dining from the à la carte menu
    • Copy of Galvin Cook book
    • Traditional Scottish Breakfast served in the Brasserie

    Available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights only. Package is strictly subject to availability. Full pre-payment is required at upon completion of the reservation process. Dinner based on two adults dining from the à la carte menu, including 10% service charge and coffee. Package based on two adults sharing a double or twin Deluxe room. Breakfast is served in the Brasserie, supplements apply for room service breakfast.