The Pompadour by Galvin

12 reviews

The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, EH1 2AB

West End, Edinburgh

Cuisine: French

About The Pompadour by Galvin

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    If you want the a special experience with great quality food, setting and service try the Pompadour

    We've been to the Pompadour a few times in the last 12 months and on Saturday took my parents for a significant birthday celebration, just one word needed - Flawless. Thanks to Galvins again.
    - dined in restaurant 28/11/2015
  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Back on track

    We were delighted that pompadour were back to their previous high standard
    - dined in restaurant 18/09/2015

The Pompadour by Galvin is a landmark Franco-Scottish restaurant at The Caledonian, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, on Edinburgh’s Princes Street. It combines the best of classical French-inspired cuisine with locally sourced Scottish ingredients to provide a unique fine dining experience.

Classic French Inspired Cuisine in Edinburgh City Centre

The restaurant is led by brothers Jeff and Chris Galvin who have earned multiple Michelin stars and AA Rosettes. Acclaimed chef Daniel Ashmore is the Executive Chef charged with overseeing the brothers’ vision. The Pompadour by Galvin offers several innovative menus bursting with seasonal Scottish ingredients, skilfully prepared using classicalFrench techniques.

Signature Galvin dishes include starters such as the lasagne of North Berwick crab with beurre Nantais and, among the main courses, the seared pavé of halibut, langoustine bisque, mussels, cockles and squid ink farfalle. Chef Ashmore has a free hand to introduce his own dishes such as Herdwick lamb loin and sweetbreads with pea purée, Chantenay carrots & grellot onions.

The wine list is superlative.

Stunning Listed Building, Cocktail Salon

First opened in 1925, the listed interior of the Pompadour restaurant has been sensitively restored. The restaurant is said to have the best table in Edinburgh, with impressive views overlooking Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle.

The atmosphere in the Pompadour by Galvin is intimate but relaxed while the restaurant also houses its own exclusive cocktail salon – perfect for pre-dinner aperitifs or a post meal coffees and digestifs.

Princes Street Location, Close To Waverley Train Station

Located on Princes Street, The Pompadour by Galvin sits in the heart of Edinburgh. It is a short stroll from the boutique shops of George Street and the West End and approximately a 15 minute walk from both Haymarket and Waverley Train Stations.

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