After hunkering down over winter, it’s time to get out there again and enjoy some stylish dining out.
Happily the onset of spring means the arrival of new produce, and menus are being given a seasonal makeover.
Today’s Big Deal extends an invitation to sample the exciting and sophisticated cuisine on offer at No 11 Brunswick, the refined Georgian hotel restaurant a short step from Princes Street.
Lunch and dinner options
A stylish landmark in Hillside, No 11 Brunswick is a Grade I Listed Georgian townhouse hotel with an elegant brasserie restaurant.
Chefs combine contemporary and classic influences in cuisine that reflects seasonal availability and showcases the best local produce.
Today’s Big Deal offers a choice of lunch or dinner, with tempting set menus and a la carte choices.
Available Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4pm, option one is a two course lunch for two, with a starter and main chosen from the Enlightened Eating menu.
Options two and three are both available seven days (with a £10 supplement on Friday and Saturday).
Option two is a three course dinner for two, chosen from the Seasonal Scottish set menu, with a sparkling cocktail on arrival.
Option three is a three course a la carte dinner for two, with sauces and sides, chosen from the Enlightened Eating menu, with a sparkling cocktail on arrival.
The offers are selected from either the Enlightened Eating menu or the Seasonal Scottish menu.
The Enlightened Eating menu includes starters such as duck liver and pancetta parfait served with spiced poached plum and chargrilled sourdough, or chilli and coriander fishcake bites with tartare sauce.
Mains highlights include venison steak, crispy pork belly, pan-fried salmon, and vegetarian haggis with spiced poached duck egg and curried chickpea stew.
Some other dishes are available at a supplement, as detailed on the menu.
The Seasonal Scottish set menu comprises starters of duck liver parfait, vegetarian haggis and beetroot parcels, and chilli fishcake bites, followed by mains of crispy pork belly with spring onion mash, fillet of sea bass with roast red pepper gnocchi, or grilled goats cheese and Halloumi salad with sunblushed tomatoes, spiced new potatoes and chilli dressing.
Set menu desserts include sticky toffee pudding and traditional Cranachan served with a chocolate spoon.
No 11 Brunswick is a popular choice with 5pm users. Recent reviews include the following contributions:
‘Food is very original and delicious. Staff very friendly, have great contact with customers.’
‘The restaurant has a lovely feel and the food was exceptional.’
‘Superb food and terrific value for money as a pre theatre venue.’
Today’s Big Deal from No 11 Brunswick Street is a great chance to try the exciting and wide-ranging tasting menus at this popular restaurant.
With lunch and dinner options available, this offer could mark a special occasion, birthday or anniversary, or as a pre-theatre meal for a show at the nearby Playhouse.