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The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian – ‘The Caley’ as it’s known by locals - is an Edinburgh institution. Once a grand Victorian railway hotel, it opened in 1903, above the now closed Princes Street railway station. Generations of visitors from near and far have enjoyed had unforgettable moments in the hotel for everything from such as choosing discovering a favorite whisky in the Caley Bar, to being married in lavish style. Champagne Afternoon Tea has become a local tradition, served daily in stunning surroundings. Admire the hotel’s original entrance from Princes Street, against the backdrop of the world famous Edinburgh Castle. With its central locale and proximity to boutique shopping on George Street, the best of Scotland’s golf courses, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) as well as onward local & international transport links, this Edinburgh city centre hotel makes an elegant setting for visitors, business travelers & events alike. The classically styled rooms with understated quality make your stay comfortable. Whilst the chic, oak paneled boardroom can eloquently host briefings and the stunning Castle Suite boast the most elegant interior of any ballroom in the city Edinburgh and can entertain 250 guests for conferencing and cocktails. The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian hotel is walking distance to Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) as well as only minutes from the designer stores and boutiques on George Street. The Castle Suite entertains 250 guests for conferencing and cocktails. The ‘Caley’ has a full suite of wedding packages, tailoring both intimate gatherings and grand celebrations. A fully licensed venue for marriages and civil partnerships, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian Hotel provides a magical setting for the most special of days for unforgettable moments.
Having been restored to its former splendour, The Pompadour by Galvin continues its tradition of classical French excellence under the guidance of the estimable Galvin Brothers. The Galvins have appointed Craig Sandle as Executive Chef at The Pompadour, who joins from the Michelin-starred Number One restaurant at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh. As at all Galvin restaurants, at The Pompadour by Galvin you will be welcomed and attended to by a hospitable, professional and knowledgeable front-of-house team, who’ll make your dining experience a truly memorable one.Formerly the station concourse and ticket office, Peacock Alley represents the historic heart of The Caley, and is imbued with the peerless style and sophistication of this famous former railway hotel. At once channeling the glamour and prestige of the old Caledonian and the Waldorf Astoria New York, Peacock Alley is the perfect spot for breakfast, afternoon tea, or elegant evening drinks. Enjoy a bountiful breakfast, afternoon tea, hand-crafted cocktails or delectable all-day dining in the glorious open space of Peacock Alley, The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel’s dramatic lobby lounge.A popular meeting place for residents and the local population alike for many generations, The Caley Bar offers a traditional Scottish welcome in elegant and relaxed surroundings. The design of the carefully refurbished Caley is themed on the grandeur of the Caledonian Railway of the 19th Century, with overtones of the plush furnishings of the Orient Express. The Caley is the ideal venue for drinks after work or before a meal, when the bar buzzes with lively conversation and, laughter. Choose from classic cocktails, a wide range of Scotch Whiskies, fine wines and Champagnes, soft drinks and hot beverages. The sumptuous sharing platters feature expertly crafted mouth-watering creations that fuse local delicacies with flavours and textures from around the world. The Caley Bar is the unique meeting point of Edinburgh's Old Town, New Town and West End, so expect both the conversation and the clientele to be stimulating as well as jovial.
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