About Galvin Brasserie de Luxe
How to brighten up a damp Sunday evening
The seasonal menu is tempting
Squash soup with a surprise is delicious
The salmon ,especially the crisp skin is so tasty ,so is the flat iron steak
Please try the chouix bun .........yummmy!
Never disappointed always a lovely meal in comfortable surroundings
Third time here and this visit was just as good as the previous ones. Food, service and ambiance all were excellent.
The Galvin Brasserie de Luxe is a chic Parisian-style brasserie, part of The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Princes Street, in the heart of Edinburgh.
Chic French brasserie in Edinburgh city centre
The Galvin Brasserie de Luxe blends classic French brasserie dishes and local seasonal specialities, especially seafood. It is led by Chris and Jeff Galvin, holders of multiple culinary awards including Michelin stars.Acclaimed Scottish chef Jamie Knox oversees the kitchens.
A large oval bar with a seafood counter forms the centrepiece of the brasserie and signature dishes include the lasagne of Berwick crab with beurre Nantaise, duck confit, boudin noir with red wine sauce and tarte tatin aux pommes.
Daily specials, set menus, the crustacean selection and, of course, immaculate service are all part of the appeal.
Urban French bistro decor, bustling atmosphere
The Galvin Brasserie de Luxe is chic but informal, with a design theme that pays homage to the grand urban bistros of Paris and Lyon. The atmosphere mimics that of the bustling, cosmopolitan railway restaurants of the past – the perfect place to watch the world go by.
Princes Street location, close to Waverley Train Station
The Galvin Brasserie de Luxe has an ideal location on Princes Street in the heart of Edinburgh. It sits in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, next to Princes Street Gardens.
The Galvin Brasserie de Luxe is a short stroll from the shopping hubs of George Street and the West End. Both Haymarket and Waverley Train Stations can be reached by a 15 minute walk.