Our delicious new Afternoon Tea pastries are now available in Palm Court. What a delectable choice...a 14-layer Earl Grey Gâteau Opéra, a Perthshire Strawberry & Tahitian Vanilla Choux Pastry and Raspberry & Coconut Sablés Bretons using Perthshire Raspberries. Sounds so good we will just have to try all three!
Meet Gary, our new Executive Chef. Having travelled and worked across the world - gaining over 25 years of global culinary experience (including holding the honourable position of Head Chef to HRH the Prince of Wales), Scottish-born Gary has finally come home. We are also thrilled to see he was recently listed in @businessinsider's 100 Coolest People in Food and Drink!
Marrying the love of your life is already the best event you can have. Celebrate this special occasion at The Balmoral this summer with family, friends and spectacular views of fireworks over Edinburgh - we don’t think much can top that. Find out more about our Festival Fairytale Wedding offer below. 📸 VisitScotland / Kenny Lam
Created for Dads, our special pamper experience for the month of June focuses on the magic of Scotland's waters. A soothing facial with ishga Skin Care products (based on the purest Scottish seaweed) is followed by a dram in SCOTCH - let Dad select between an organic, Hebridean or coastal whisky. Available all of June, bookings essential.
Today is both #GlobalWellnessDay and #WorldOceansDay - two important sustainability awareness dates for the environment and wellbeing. Did you know that we use ishga Skin Care in The Balmoral Spa? Derived from the Gaelic word for water, Ishga develop their products in the Outer Hebrides using the highest quality and purest Scottish seaweed combined with water from a natural spring situated on the beautiful Isle of Lewis.
Marrying the love of your life is a wonderful occasion. Celebrate this special event at The Balmoral this summer with family, friends and spectacular views of fireworks over Edinburgh - we don't think much can top that. Find out more about our Festival Fairytale Wedding offer below. 📸 VisitScotland/ Kenny Lam
In addition to unparalleled views over Edinburgh, each of our suite guests receives personalised Concierge services, in-suite check in and an experience of their choice...what would you choose? A whisky Journey in SCOTCH; fast-track tickets to Edinburgh Castle; or a private tour of the silversmith workshop of Hamilton & Inches? We think all three sound amazing!
It’s a wonderland of sweet and savoury treats at Palm Court. The pastry course for our Whimsical World of Alice Afternoon Tea features a drink me potion infused with strawberries, rose and hibiscus; white chocolate playing cards flavoured with tonka beans and citrus zests; and a Sablé Hollandais chessboard (amongst other tastry treats). Enjoy this and other suprises on 27th May - Bookings essential #BalmoralPastryTeam
As @Forbes discovered, our Cashmere Butler is the man you need in your life. Derek, store manager of Hawico Scotland, has curated a collection of the finest quality cashmere gifts which can be delivered to our stunning Signature Suite, the Scone & Crombie. So many options to choose from, which is your favourite colour?
Stuck for Mother's Day Inspiration? We've got a few ideas for you... 📷 IG: newtwitles
Our Bar Manager, Giovanni Cassino, has taken inspiration from close to home this Mother's Day. Introducing 'Sara', a delectable concoction dedicated to Giovanni's mum. Amaretto, coffee bitters, and Ruinart Rosé champagne combine to create a sparkling cocktail to be enjoyed by mothers everywhere at Brasserie Prince.
Everybody's got that special, cherished bottle of whisky that they dare not open. Our Whisky Ambassador Cameron Ewen chose the Glenfiddich Centenary Malt bottle as #TheBottleINeverOpened for The Scotch Whisky Experience - tell us yours and win an overnight stay at The Balmoral and a Whisky Journey in SCOTCH! Full info:
Over the course of our 117 year history, we've been fortunate to play host to a whole range of strong women. From actresses such as Sophia Loren and Elizabeth Taylor to royalty such as the Queen Mother, let's raise a glass to all of the illustrious, trailblazing women that have come before with UN Women UK . #InternationalWomensDay 📸 The Scotsman
The story of the Springbank Distillers is interesting, to say the least. Visit our whisky bar, SCOTCH, to learn about Scotland's oldest independent family-owned distillery and discover some of their secrets - like the limited-release Springbank Nine Year, made with local barley and limited to 9,700 bottles:
Happy Valentine's Day 🥂 We've teamed up with Moët & Chandon to offer the most decadent of experiences - Champagne Afternoon Tea. We're celebrating the month of love by serving it every day until the 28th of February. Who fancies a glass? Life’s memorable moments, must be Moët & Chandon. #MustBeMoet #MoetMoment #MoetRose
In celebration of the month of romance, The Balmoral is hosting the Moët Rosé Truck as it makes its debut appearance in Scotland. Set within the lobby of the hotel, the truck is dressed with roses, alstroemeria and hydrangea – reflecting the character, flavours and aromas of Moët Rosé Impérial. Win an Overnight Signature Suite Experience at The Balmoral and a magnum of Moët & Chandon Impérial Rosé Champagne with Moët & Chandon: Life’s memorable moments, must be Moët & Chandon. #MustBeMoet #MoetMoment #MoetRose
"Chinese New Year is cause for celebration at The Balmoral, and we are all looking forward to welcoming the Year of The Pig. Red envelopes and mandarins will be in all rooms as we wish everyone long life, happiness and prosperity." Richard Cooke, our General Manager. We're sprucing up The Balmoral with a Mandarin twist - look out for our flower installation in the lobby, and our iconic clock face being illuminated in red.
Does your New Year's Resolution involve regular workouts? Or perhaps spoiling yourself with spa treatments? For anybody looking to kick-start their 2019, we're waiving our £75 Spa membership joining fee during January. Make use of our fully-equipped gym and book a session with a personal trainer, or relax in our Finnish sauna, Turkish steam room and 15m swimming pool. Find out more here: