It doesn’t get much better than Leith for anyone looking for restaurants in Edinburgh. But while Ferry Road is known for its numerous hotels and lodges, hungry locals shouldn’t dismiss it. They’ll find one of the city’s best kept secrets hidden away in Victoria Park Hotel. Their friendly Gosford Bar is open to the public, drawing many punters that fancy watching the big match, a refreshing pint and most importantly, crowd pleasing bar classics.
The inviting bar is just north of the city centre and is one of the most conveniently-located places to dine out in Edinburgh for visitors. In fact, a five-minute bus journey will take them to attractions like the National Museum of Scotland, Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. It’s no wonder why Gosford Bar has become popular with families and city centre workers.
Fans of traditional pubs will feel right at home at Gosford Bar. It’s easily one of the cosiest places to eat in Edinburgh with its dark oak panelled walls, classic brass bar fittings and relaxing soft lighting. Staff are also very welcoming. And because it’s located in a hotel, guests are guaranteed top-notch service, even if they’re not staying the night.
Guests won’t have to leave the comforts of the bar if they get peckish after a few pints. Like many British restaurants and bars, they stick to the classics, serving a host of dishes that are sure to please all the family. Seasonal options like gourmet burgers, haggis bonbons and steak baguettes will satisfy any carnivore. While veggie platters, nachos and buffalo wings are perfect for sharing.
From get-togethers with friends to relaxed meals with the family, a meal at Gosford Bar is sure to please. Any occasion will be even more of a treat for tastecard members who can look forward to exclusive restaurant savings when they call to book ahead and present their cards upon arrival. It’s a good chance to treat themselves to another pint, a sharing platter or an extra order of chips.
Please note: You must book in advance and mention the tastecard to be entitled to the discount.