Review on Rick's

'Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Rick's is the one I'd want to stay at': so wrote a reviewer in the London Evening Standard. Edinburgh's 'original boutique hotel' has achieved cult status over the years (it was listed among the top 25 'hottest international hotels' by Condé Nast Traveller) and thrives on effortless cool. The' style junkies' love it.

This is also a hotel with a hot reputation for its eclectic, urbane food. In a setting of brushed steel, chrome, mini-spotlights and tables that look like polished cubes, a fashion-conscious crowd picks their way through grilled squid and chorizo skewers with chilli and paprika potatoes, steamed scallops with glass noodles and lemongrass dressing, charred chicken and sweet potato salad with sunflower seeds, and heavy-duty mains like seared duck breast with honey-roast parsnips and port jus or pan-fried sea bass on beetroot mash with mussels and saffron sauce.

A mammoth Bellini breakfast is served until 5.00pm on Sundays; sandwiches and burgers are available at lunchtime, while desserts tend to stay in familiar territory (crème brûlée, tarte Tatin, warm chocolate brownie

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Restaurant Opening Times

Breakfast: 7.00am - 12.00am
Lunch: 12.00
Dinner: 6.00 - 10.00pm (11.00pm Sat & Sun)

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Visa, Master Card, American Express

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Facilities at Rick's

  • Alfresco dining
  • Private parties
  • Vegetarian menu


Accomodation is available, (10 rooms)


55A Frederick Street
City of Edinburgh

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