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Christmas lunch in Edinburgh

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Christmas lunch in Edinburgh

We are staying at the Premier Inn in Millburn Road in Edinburgh and would like to find a suitable place for Christmas lunch. Having done a bit of research on past suggestions, our budget will not cover The Balmoral so something a bit cheaper, say 40-50 pounds per person (no wine) maximum would be great and within walking distance from our hotel. We are reasonably fit so a good walk is not daunting.

Also, can you give me an idea what is a traditional Scottish Christmas lunch? And what time is it usually served?

Many thanks in advance for your suggestions.

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11. Re: Christmas lunch in Edinburgh

The ridiculous cost of lunch on Christmas day is not because of the spectacular quality of the food! You are paying around 2-3 times the normal price for the meal mainly due to the cost of getting staff to work on this day- they get double or triple time as this is one day where almost the whole country (except medical staff) would expect to be off work.

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12. Re: Christmas lunch in Edinburgh

BROWNS in George Street is quite nice. Really friendly place and their Christmas Day lunch is £60.00


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