When Marco Pierre White first arrived in London, he was sixteen years old and had £7.36 in his pocket.
By the time he was 33, he had three Michelin stars and had changed the face of restaurants in Britain.
Enjoy his food with today’s Big Deal on a steak dinner for two or three course dinner for one at Marco’s new Edinburgh restaurant.
The new Marco Pierre White Steakhouse is part of a multi-million refurbishment of Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel.
The restaurant on the North Bridge is a sleek, contemporary dining room with a moody black and white picture of The Guv’nor beside his trademark black and white throne.
Valid until the end of April 2017, this Big Deal would make a great introduction to Marco’s latest restaurant.
It would also make a fantastic present for a food-loving friend.
Available from 5.30pm to 7pm, Sunday to Friday, option one is for two people to have a fillet steak served with pommes frites and a green salad with a Merlot dressing.
The steaks are 28 day-aged and supplied by Campbells. The offer includes a bottle of Chilean Merlot or Sauvignon Blanc to share.
Three course meal
Available from 5.30pm to 7pm, seven days a week, option two is for one person to have three courses from the pre-theatre menu.
As well as a glass of Prosecco, the offer includes tea or coffee.
Individual dishes may change depending on what is in season but your menu will look a lot like this:
Soup with crispy croutons (v)
Chicken liver pâté, brioche bread, tomato & apple chutney
Salad of smoked salmon with capers & lemon
9oz rib-eye, triple-cooked chips & grilled beef tomato (£8 supplement)
Grilled chicken supreme, potatoes dauphinoise, green beans & roasting juices
Grilled 8oz salmon steak with roast vine tomatoes & pommes frites
Macaroni of wild mushrooms, cep velouté sauce & poached egg (v)
Vanilla cheesecake with spiced soft fruit compote
Warm chocolate brownie with milk ice cream
Local cheese board, quince & oatcakes
Side orders such as wilted baby spinach, creamed cabbage & bacon or crispy onion rings are available at £3.50 a portion.
Marco’s Edinburgh venture has prompted plenty of comment on TripAdvisor. These excerpts were taken from recent, longer reviews:
‘The food was delicious, steaks cooked exactly how we had ordered them, not a soggy chip in sight. Everything was hot and freshly prepared. The salad was also a nice little side. No quibbles at all with the restaurant, lighting, décor, etc. The staff were fantastic too, couldn’t have been more attentive to us. All in all a fantastic meal and will definitely be back!’
‘Best steak I’ve had. The service was great, food was amazing and the steak particularly was delicious and the dessert as well. Everything was great!’
‘Wonderful dinner. The service was outstanding, the food was amazing and the ambiance perfect. Thoroughly enjoyable experience.’
This review is from the restaurant’s Facebook page:
‘Had a fantastic meal here on Friday night, glad we booked as it was really busy. The food did not disappoint. Everyone in our party through it was the best steak we’d ever had and the service was excellent. We will be back for sure.’
This Big Deal with Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill would make a great present.
Alternatively, buy a few and treat your nearest and dearest.
This offer would be perfect for a catch-up with friends; dinner with family or a romantic meal with that special someone before catching a show at Edinburgh Festival Theatre or the Playhouse.