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AcanthusMacdonald Holyrood Hotel1 Rose

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel81 Holyrood RoadEdinburghEH8 8AUTel 0344 879 9028International +44131 550 4500

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Business meeting over lunch, early-morning brunch with the team or a delicious meal following a day exploring Edinburgh, our £1/2 million award-winning restaurant opposite the Scottish Parliament and overlooking Arthur's Seat is the perfect environment. Our exciting new dining concept combines simple classic Scottish dishes in a relaxed, flexible and friendly environment.

Using only the finest ingredients, sourced locally where possible, Acanthus is one of the most exciting new restaurants in Edinburgh.  Whether you are looking for a specialty cocktail, a delicious afternoon tea or a sumptuous meal our new restaurant is the ideal spot in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town.

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    Call us on 0344 879 9028

    Due to the popularity of our restaurant, we advise you to book a table in advance in order to avoid disappointment.

    If you have any questions regarding our ingredients, or if you have a food allergy or intolerance, please speak to us directly and we will be delighted to advise suitable dishes before you book your table.

    Opening Times


    • 6.30am-10.00am (Mon-Fri)
    • 7.00am-11.00am (Weekends)

    A la Carte

    • 12.00pm - 2.30pm (Lunch)
    • 5.00pm - 9.30pm (Dinner)

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