Located in the picturesque historic city centre, this gorgeous venue has elegant chandeliers, a decadent bar and an impressive collection of gin. On Friday nights local musicians take to the bar to perform a series of acoustic sets, creating the perfect atmosphere for romance to blossom.
Valentine's Day in Edinburgh
Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day with mates, that special someone or going solo (as RuPaul says 'If you can't love yourself, how the hell are you gonna love somebody else?'), we've hand-picked the best happenings around the city and put them together in this nifty guide. From comedy nights to romantic dinners and stylish cocktail bars, Scotland's capital sure is feeling the lurvee this February. Check out our top recommendations of things to do in Edinburgh this Valentine's Day.
Boasting some of the best views of the city, The Lookout by Gardener's Cottage is the perfect spot for a late-night dinner. Located on the top of Carlton Hill, diners can opt to experience the 10-course tasting menu, delighting in dishes such as crab porridge served with truffle and langostine.
A hidden gem in Edinburgh's thriving nightlife scene, Bramble is the perfect laid-back spot to sample a selection of innovative cocktails, craft beer and aged whisky. Adorned with antique furniture and quirky artwork, and set to a soundtrack of the jazz and soul, the place is the stuff of date night dreams.
Arguably one of Edinburgh's most beautiful restaurants, Tattu is known for its stunning cherry-blossom adorned ceiling and innovative menu made up of contemporary Chinese cuisine. Opt for one of their signature sharing menus and feast on dishes such as crispy duck rolls, pan-fried Szechuan sea bass and sweet and sour vegetable tempura.
This quirky haunt is a great little spot for gin-lovers, whether you're dropping in for a quick drink or two, or fancy a full-blown masterclass experience. You'll be able to watch gin distill before your very eyes whilst tucking in to one of their delightful charcuterie boards.
A stunning boutique hotel and cocktail bar located in the heart of the action on George Street. Tigerlily is adorned with fairy lights, foliage and deep velvet armchairs. Looking to make your weekend extra special? Book one of their luxury romance packages and enjoy an overnight stay as well as breakfast in bed the following morning.
This reservation-only bar is bursting with cool vibes and is sure to send hearts aflutter this Valentine's Day. Loved by Edinburgh's well-heeled crowd and A-listers alike, The Register Club oozes luxury, serving a carefully curated menu of international wines, Champagne and small sharing plates.
Want to keep things low key this February 14th? Indulge in a little bit of big kid fun at Fore Play Crazy Golf in the heart of Southside. Putt your competitive spirit to the test as you take on nine quirky holes, all the while sipping on a selection of craft beers and chowing down some mouth-watering street food.