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Harvey Nichols Forth Floor Restaurant

#193 of 1,782 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
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30-34 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD, Scotland
+44 131 524 8350
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10:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A superb location for a relaxing lunch whether on your own or in company. Excellent service and extensive selection. Wonderful views of the city.

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Thank Dorothy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend & I have had lunch a few times here. The food is out of this world, real nice!!! The menu has a good choice & waiting staff are friendly. The view over St Andrews Sq is nice especially at Christmas time with lots going on.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ended up having a few meetings over Coffee and food - the staff were super professional and attentive and did not mind me taking up a table for most of the day even if it was coffee most times. Ended up meeting my partner there to enjoy the views and some dinner. The food was top notch and so was... More 

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Avignon, France
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of nine, table at window, wow, that view! The savouries and cakes were delicious and tea plentiful. The staff were friendly and attentive.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We treated ourselves to brunch on the 4th floor of Harvey Nichols. The window seat had an amazing view over the ice skating rink on St Andrews Square. The staff were lovely and the food was delicious. We had the eggs benedict, fruit scone and a toasted muffin topped with smoked salmon, spinach and pancetta (they made this specially as... More 

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Arbroath
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239 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this week for a quick drink after some shopping and it was great. There is a stunning view over the city and staff very friendly. The facilities are great with a selection of eateries and shopping on offer.

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Thank Shagues
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an afternoon glass of champagne here always a busy place to go but worth the wait for a seat. The views from picture window really nice staff great very friendly place to go and chat

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watch the world go by with the splendid views over Edinburgh and the Firth of Forth, whilst enjoying the first class service and food.

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aberdeenshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday light lunch. Family of 2 adults and a 5 year old child. A lot of the menu was not available as they ran out. The adults eventually opted for chicken Caesar salads and the child had cheesy pasta. My wife had 1 crouton in her salad but I got 4. Wow. My daughter' cheesy pasta was dried... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a hot chocolate whilst browsing in this fab store. Admittedly it was lunchtime and having had a late cooked breakfast only wanted a drink break so wasn't too surprised at the fair wait for our order to arrive. What we were surprised about was the 'hot' chocolate was served cold! However, on pointing this out of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$82
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-34 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 524 8350
Description
With the scenery of Edinburgh Castle and the Firth of Forth, the Forth Floor Restaurant at Harvey Nichols certainly has a sense of drama about it. The stylish elements of the decor, such as the circular lights which begin to glow red once the sky becomes darker, and the Scottish flavours found through the restaurant menu all inspire an adventurous dining experience with the finest quality food. Meanwhile, the brasserie makes for an enjoyable alternative, presenting a modern take on conventional European cuisine, and the extensive wine list includes over 350 different varieties of wines and champagnes. During the summer months, it is also possible to enjoy meals outside on the large terrace, overlooking all of Edinburgh.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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