Discover your festive sparkle at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

Christmas is coming, so celebrate properly once again in the elegance of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian.

Celebrate Christmas and New Year in style at Sir Sean Connery’s favourite city hotel – what better way to make this holiday season special again?

A feature of city life for almost 120 years and loved by celebrities – The Caledonian was Sir Sean Connery’s favourite city hotel, after all – Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, has just unveiled its glittering festive menu of treats to kick the season off in style.

And there are countless reasons to make this year’s festivities better than ever: being properly back with friends and loved ones to celebrate in style is just one.

Whether it’s a delightful Festive Afternoon Tea with friends or family – a mouth-watering meal from acclaimed kitchen of chef Mark Greenaway or an unforgettable Hogmanay celebration that oozes New York style, Edinburgh’s much-loved Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh brings a flavour of true city style.

Everything you need for a magical festive celebration is just a stone’s throw from Edinburgh’s Christmas festivities and the bustle of Princes Street

Make time for tea

Right in the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant West End with its independent shops, and just a stone’s throw from Edinburgh’s Christmas festivities and the bustle of Princes Street, Edinburgh’s Waldorf Astoria – The Caledonian has Afternoon Tea wrapped up.

Inspired by the holidays and served in partnership with Henricks Gin in the delightful surroundings of Peacock Alley – the sophisticated New York-style lounge that was once The Caledonian Station railway concourse – traditional afternoon tea has been redefined to become a magical festive treat.

Sip on a welcoming Festive Hendricks Gin Cocktail then indulge in delicate finger sandwiches crammed with fillings that reflect the season, and what must be the cutest pastries in town.

Enjoy a mouth-watering meal from acclaimed kitchen of chef Mark Greenaway

Each pastry has been created by the hotel’s pastry experts to reflect the favourite holiday flavours of the team – a delicious way to make a festive afternoon even more special.

Dining in style

Head to the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh to celebrate the season with friends, family, workmates - or just together – over fine dining served in the relaxed vibe of Grazing by Mark Greenaway.

Known for using the best of Scottish produce served with an inventive twist, the acclaimed chef’s festive menu promises to be even more special. So, book early!

For a truly sumptuous dining experience, indulge in a heavenly Christmas tasting menu lunch or evening dinner at Dean Banks at the Pompadour. The Masterchef finalist has created opulent and refined dishes to be served in what is surely one of the most sophisticated dining rooms in town.

Make memories

Round off a fabulous festive season at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh in the elegant and historic heart of the hotel, Peacock Alley.

Inspired by the 1920s, spend Hogmanay being entertained by the Scottish String Orchestra, drinking champagne and dining on an extravagant seafood platter and midnight stovies…

There could scarcely be a better way to make this Christmas and New Year special again.

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