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:
BY BALMORAL APPOINTMENT | There's nothing like a Royal wedding to capture the hearts and minds of the nation. Every Royal bride and groom has a wedding planner by their side every step of the way. Today we announce the appointment of our new Wedding Planner, Susanne Rodger, who is on hand to guide Balmoral couples through their personal journey.
FULL MOON SECRETS | The team from Number One paid a visit to the Secret Herb Garden yesterday for an alternative evening service. Head Chef Brian Grigor and his team hosted the first 2018 Full Moon Dinner of the season, giving guests a taste of Number One in the beautiful relaxed surroundings of the Secret Herb Garden Glasshouse.
ROUX RECRUITMENT | Be a part of something special. We're holding a recruitment open day for a variety of positions at our new brasserie in association with culinary legends Michel Roux OBE and Alain Roux. This is a unique opportunity to work with a hand-picked team on a new opening. We're looking for experienced waiting and bar staff, supervisors and chefs. Join us on Sunday 29th April between 12pm and 4pm in our Forth Suite to find out more.
FIVE STAR FUTURE | Rocco Forte Hotels is a growing family-run company with endless opportunities. We're looking for individuals with dedication, ambition and commitment to delivering the highest quality of service to our guests. View our #Edinburgh vacancies at The Balmoral or register your interest in a five-star career at the link below.
IT ALL BEGINS WITH A NAME | If your ties with Scotland extend beyond a passion for the country, then consider consulting our dedicated Tartan Butler, Andy Fraser...here's some of the quirkiest hotel jobs listed by Virtuoso Travel: http://blog.virtuoso.com/hotels/the-coolest-and-quirkiest-hotel-jobs/
MADE FOR LIFE | We're pleased to introduce cancer touch therapy treatments to The Balmoral Spa in partnership with the Made for Life Organics, for those currently living with or recovering from cancer. The treatment range offers a safe and beautiful way of providing guests with a remarkably comforting experience, allowing an opportunity to truly relax... #worldcancerday
LUXURY SCOTTISH WEDDING SHOW | Recently engaged over the festive season? Join us on Sunday 14th January from 12 noon to 4pm for the Luxury Scottish Wedding Show. Our team will be available to show you our finest suites set for the perfect celebration at #Edinburgh's most prestigious address - 1 Princes Street. #WeddingWednesday
LET'S CELEBRATE | Today marks 20 years of culinary excellence at our Michelin-starred restaurant Number One. To celebrate the restaurant's birthday, we will be hosting a 20th Anniversary Dinner this evening, bringing the talents of Number One's four Head Chefs from the last 2 decades together in one special menu showcasing the very best of the Scottish culinary scene.
CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN MASTERCLASS | Learn to prep like a professional with Number One's Christmas Countdown masterclass on Sunday 10th December from 12pm to 2pm. Hosted by Brian Grigor, Head Chef at our hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant Number One. With over 18 years in the industry, he will teach guests how to prepare his favourite make ahead appetisers for Christmas Day.