The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2EQ

The Balmoral Hotel, also known as 'the grand old lady' of Princes Street, has been one of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks for over 100 years. Its stunning clock tower dominates the city skyline along with the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill and Scott Monument on Princes Street.

Guests to this five-star hotel are welcomed at the door by a footman in traditional kilted Scottish dress and Afternoon Tea is served in the Palm Court.

The hotel has been awarded 'The Tea Guild special Award of Excellence 2013' in recognition of its outstanding quality and consistently high standards in Afternoon Tea service.

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 12pm to 5.30pm every day

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Waverley Station

  4. Approach:

    The Palm Court

  5. Where to sit:

    The Palm Court

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    Harpist plays between 2.30-5pm

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:

    No

  11. Outdoor Seating:

    No

  12. Disabled access:

    Yes

  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

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  • Afternoon Tea
    12pm to 5.30pm
    Every Day
From£27.00

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