It may have been, and continue to be, a tough time for hospitality, but that doesn’t mean they can’t go wild with their Christmas decorations.
We’ve compiled a gallery of some of the best and most sparkly trees, from the classic to the unusual.
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1. Fairmont's grand tree
They must have used a cherry picker to decorate the huge tree at five-star hotel Fairmont St Andrews.
www.fairmont.com Photo: Contributed
2. The weird upside-down tree at Bundits, Leith
Edinburgh's Bundits has a tree that's straight out of Stranger Things. And, no, our picture isn't upside-down, the tree is on the ceiling. 48-52 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, www.bunditsofleith.co.uk Photo: Contributed
3. The Balmoral's Palm Court tree
Five-star hotel The Balmoral in Edinburgh never do Christmas by halves. This gorgeous creation is in the centre of Palm Court, where they'll be serving afternoon tea on Christmas Day. 1 Princes Street, www.roccofortehotels.com Photo: Contributed
4. St James Quarter's Thai Express pink tree
It doesn't get less conventional than a pink tree decorated with takeaway boxes. This one is at the St James Quarter's newest restaurant, Thai Express.
Unit 103, 105 St James Quarter, www.thaiexpress.co.uk Photo: Contributed