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Afternoon Tea at The Carlton Hotel - CLOSED

19 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SD, Scotland
+44 131 472 3000
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good10%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible56%
7 Mar 2017
“Nice surroundings and service”
15 Feb 2017
“Afternoon Tea”
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SD, Scotland
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Booked afternoon gin tea through an itison deal. The service was excellent and made us feel so welcome. I feel this deal represented good value for money but at full price would have been expensive. 8 finger sandwiches with 4 different filings, miniature cakes and...More

1  Thank 969chacha
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were there for Afternoon Tea with a couple of our friends. The food was very good and very pleasant staff over all a nice afternoon will return. We cant review he rooms as it was afternoon tea only but pleasant modern hotel in centre...More

Thank SuzieQ32
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I bought an Itison deal that the hotel had offered for a festive afternoon tea that was valid until 7 February 2017. I gave this to my sister as part of her Christmas present, so granted I could not book this until after 25 December....More

Thank robyn891
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had never been in this hotel before, the entrance, bar and afternoon tea lounge are well appointed, the staff welcoming and friendly. Our glass of prosecco arrived shortly after we were shown to our table and we had time to enjoy it before the...More

Thank Sheila I
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I made a special trip to Edinburgh on Wednesday 23rd November to visit 'Edinburgh Christmas', do a bit of sightseeing, shopping and I thought it would be a nice touch to book a 'Festive Afternoon Tea' at The Carlton. We started our...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I'm actually reviewing the entire hotel since TripAdvisor wouldn't it bring up. Breakfast buffet is very, very good, but we found the newly refurbished room in which we stayed excellent — beautifully designed, LARGE, with wifi and excellent bathroom. We may have been there on...More

Thank George L
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Afternoon Tea at the Carlton Hotel, North Bridge, Edinburgh was a gift from a friend. I made the booking with Colin Brand and they did not disappoint. Service was prompt and very friendly. The waitress confirmed our booking and quite quickly we were enjoying our...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I wrote a review about the afternoon tea last year, to my surprise I was contacted by Emma, the manager, of the hotel, to be offered complementary afternoon tea. We don't travel to Scotland very often, Emma said we could come up any time. We...More

2  Thank Leenorval
Reviewed 22 September 2015

After reading previous reviews wasn't sure how our day would be. However, we had a lovely afternoon. Waitress was very pleasant and told us the sandwich fillings and asked if these were ok. Perhaps fillings could have been fuller but lovely fresh bread. Gave us...More

Thank Lilian C
TheHotelCollection, General Manager at Afternoon Tea at The Carlton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Dear Lilian C, It is really nice to read that you enjoyed afternoon tea with us and thank you for the fantastic review. We have recently reviewed the menu for afternoon tea and I am so pleased that you enjoyed the new selection on offer....More

Reviewed 17 August 2015

I got one of those experience vouchers as a gift for Champagne Afternoon tea and my nearest place was the Carlton, When looking up the hotel i was really looking forward to this... So going in the festival time i thought it would be best...More

1  Thank Gordon B
TheHotelCollection, General Manager at Afternoon Tea at The Carlton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2015

Dear Gordon B, I am sorry to read that the champagne provided put a dampener on your visit here for afternoon tea and also that the sandwich fillings were not to your taste. Please accept my apologies for any disappointment caused. I am however pleased...More

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  • Address: 19 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 472 3000
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  • This restaurant is at Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
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