With the harvest just coming to an end, this is a fantastic time of year to savour all that Scotland’s natural larder has to offer.
Tuck into the seasonal flavours of Scotland with today’s Big Deal on the winter menu in the Brasserie at the charming No 11 Brunswick Street in Edinburgh.
Just ten minutes from Princes Street, this welcoming hotel is set in a gorgeous Georgian townhouse – a very elegant environment for a fine dinner.
Part of a terrace of townhouses, No 11 Brunswick Street combines the grandeur of classic Edinburgh architecture with opulent, contemporary facilities.
It is also just five minutes from Edinburgh Playhouse – handy if you fancy a bite before catching Mack and Mabel or Priscilla – Queen of the Desert.
With vouchers valid until 17th January 2016, this offer would also be perfect for a cheery post-Christmas dinner.
January always seems sunnier when the prospect of a three course dinner lies ahead.
Available seven days a week from 5pm, this offer is for two people to each have three courses from the winter menu in the No 11 Brasserie.
The exact dishes may change depending on the ingredients available each day.
However, typical starters might be the smoked salmon and sun-blushed tomato sausage with a toasted pine nut salad or the local game terrine with pickled walnut and pear.
Popular main courses on the winter menu include the half roast game bird of the day with saffron fondant potatoes and buttered Savoy with pancetta and game jus or the brown crab fennel and pea risotto with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan shavings.
There are also interesting vegetarian options like the sweetcorn and chickpea fritters with peanut and chilli pesto followed by the chilli-rubbed aubergine, courgette and peppers in a tempura batter crispy noodles with wasabi yogurt and soy dip.
Dessert-lovers can enjoy dishes such as the poached apples and pears with Italian meringue and honey glazed almonds or the steamed apricot and plum pudding with vanilla Anglaise.
Dishes from the specials menu and the cheeseboard will be charged a £2.50 supplement.
During December, there is also the option to choose from the Christmas menu for a supplement of £3.
Naturally, there are turkey options such as the breast wrapped with pancetta and served with caramelised carrots, Brussels sprouts, turkey leg croquette and port jus.
Other main course options include the spiced confit of duck leg served with roast winter root vegetables and chorizo Puy lentils and a sticky Glayva jus or the smoked salmon and pea risotto with basil and a Parmesan tuile.
No 11 has prompted many 5pm users to leave cheery reviews such as this:
‘What a lovely, intimate restaurant so close to the heart of the town… Beautifully presented food for a very reasonable price. Wine was reasonably priced too! Can’t wait to go back…’ Rating 4.8/5
Scotland produces some of the finest food in the world.
Tuck into it with today’s Big Deal from the Brasserie at No 11 Brunswick Street.