Enter a winter wonderland this Christmas at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian


Experience Christmas at The Caledonian, as Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh creates a winter wonderland for afternoon tea, Christmas and Hogmanay dinners in December. Or treat yourself to a festive spa experience to get ready for the festive season.

Enjoy a winter wonderland this Christmas at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

If you’re heading to the Edinburgh Christmas Markets, why not make a day – or evening – of it, and visit the beautifully decorated five-star Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh for a festive afternoon tea or seasonal dinner in the city?

Step through the lobby’s twinkling lights into a winter wonderland, complete with snow-colored holiday decorations and a delightful festive branch aisle that the whole family will enjoy.

From 1st December to 4th January, indulge in festive cakes and pastries from our ‘Christmas at Caledonian’ afternoon tea selection. For £65pp there is a cocktail on arrival, to warm you up in the festive spirit. Bring the children with you for £30 per child.

Book now: Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh has created a winter wonderland for afternoon tea, Christmas dinner and Hogmanay this December

With turkey, stuffing and cranberry sandwiches, hot smoked salmon and pork in a blanket sausage roll with bacon jam, this will tantalize the taste buds. Not to mention, ‘The Magic of the Forest’ nougat candy, ‘Snowy Wonderland’ salted caramel brownie with white chocolate and cocoa mousse and ‘Festive Glow’ meringue with sweet spices and cheesecake pop!

Christmas Day and festive celebrations

The delicious offerings from award-winning chef Mark Greenaway take you right into the festive season of Christmas, as well as our Hogmanay and New Year’s three-course meal at Grazing by Mark Greenaway.

For £165pp, or £200 with matching wine, and £75 per child, who doesn’t want to be spoiled on Christmas Day with a delicious pre-start snack, soup before Grilled turkey or halibut for mains, and Christmas parfait. pavlova, followed by cheese and after-dinner coffee and mince pies.


Even before the big day, the restaurant – which is an ambassador for Scotland’s finest food and drink – is hosting a party of three for £65pp or £85 with half bottles of wine and cocktails on arrival, for parties of 12 guests or more.

Or if Dean Banks at The Pompadour is your style, a modern and stylish restaurant that was recently named in Trip Advisor’s Top 10 Fine Dining restaurants in the UK, then book a typical party meal for £110pp which includes hand-cured scallops. and aged Galloway beef.

A six-course meal, dancing, live entertainment, pipers and a champagne toast at midnight will take your breath away. The experience, not to be missed, includes a drink pairing which is per course £375pp.

Get ready to party with a spa experience

To get ready for the party, why not treat yourself to one of two party packages at the Waldorf Astoria Spa which include a full body massage, facial and afternoon tea for £195pp. Both are available from December 1st – January 4th.

Even our winter sleep package offers a 90-minute sleep ritual and a ‘sleep sound’ kit from Ground Wellbeing for £245pp, to make sure you’re well rested before the party starts!

For the ultimate indulgence for your loved ones, spa experience tickets can be purchased for the perfect Christmas gift.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is located just minutes from the historic Edinburgh Castle and close to The Royal Mile.