Rhubarb Restaurant is the award-winning restaurant at James Thomson's five star hotel, Prestonfield House in Edinburgh. Alongside the hotelier-restaurateur's prestigious eateries, The Witchery by the Castle and the rooftop Tower Restaurant, James Thomson's Rhubarb restaurant at Prestonfield has earned itself a reputation for exceptional destination dining in Scotland's capital. Set in 20 acres of gorgeous grounds, featuring peacocks and highland cattle, and overlooking Arthur's seat, yet just five minutes from Edinburgh City Centre, Rhubarb Restaurant is a must visit for Lunch, Dinner or Afternoon Tea.
Prestonfield introduced Scotland to Rhubarb as an ingredient in the 18th century, now, three centuries on, the story continues…Rhubarb the restaurant takes its name, inspiration and renowned colourful look from this iconic British culinary classic.
As you’d expect Rhubarb features often; from the very first forced, pink stems of winter to the rhubarb we still grow. The restaurant’s menu showcases the best of Scottish ingredients and culinary flair, helpful sommeliers will introduce you to a cellar packed with a world of wonderful wines and our cocktails will hit the spot.
Rhubarb is a culinary showcase; the historic setting and centuries of heritage both classic and contemporary crafts are combined, creating elegant, flavorsome and memorable food.
Based at Prestonfield House means you get all the glitz and glamour of Edinburgh’s highest-rated hotel too! Attentive porters at the door, taxis just a call away, intimate bars and impressive public rooms for drinks, coffee or afternoon tea escapes. Summer sees the terrace packed, winter log fires are lit.
Enjoying Rhubarb at breakfast, lunch or dinner, dining à deux, taking tea or celebrating an event you’ll find cossetting service and culinary flair in a memorable setting.
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