Perched above the sandstone-clad landmark Museum of Scotland, spectacular views of Edinburgh's Castle and city skyline feature on the menu of James Thomson's stunning rooftop restaurant. Sleek and stylish, the Tower is designed to impress and has become a must-see for A-list celebrities and visitors to Scotland, as well as its loyal local clientele. The Tower's extensive menu always features the best available seasonal ingredients, with Argyll oysters, local seafood, seasonal game, Angus beef and lamb impeccably sourced and simply prepared in the Tower's signature relaxed and unfussy style. The restaurant's reputation for creating outstanding gourmet food inspired a rash of complimentary reviews and recommendations in the Good Food Guide, the AA, Taste of Scotland, Fodor's, Frommer's and Michelin Guides among many others.
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Celebrate 30 years of the James Thomson collection. Enjoy 3 courses for £30. Starters Minestrone soup Ham hock terrine, lentil salad, tamarind dressing Grilled sardines, olive tapenade, toasted rye bread Mains Blue cheese and spinach tart with beetroot and cranberry chutney Confit duck, braised red cabbage and polenta dumplings Seared sea bass, Asian noodle broth Puddings Poached rhubarb, stem ginger ice cream, almond crumble Chocolate marquise, vanilla clotted cream Stilton and port reduction, homemade oat cakes Service is not included, but 10% discretionary service will be added to tables of 8 and more. Please inform your server of any allergies. We never knowingly buy GM products.
TOWER STARTERS FISH MAINS Vegetarian haggis on crouton, £6.95 Grilled sardines £17.95 quail egg and tomato salsa chickpea salad and flatbread Smoked Inverawe trout, £10.25 Tower fish bouillabaisse £20.95 with traditional garnish with seabass, salmon and plaice Rabbit cannelloni, £8.25 Roasted Arctic char, £23.95 vegetable caponata and fennel dressing fish consommé and sea vegetables Dressed crab, crab boudin £10.95 Seafood plate, for 2 to share £65.00 cumin, lime and coriander vinaigrette with thick cut chips and salad Goat's cheese salad £7.50 broad bean, artichoke and radish MEAT MAINS Pea soup £7.95 Rabbit, done 3 ways £24.95 ham hock and potato dumpling polenta dumplings and black pudding Guy Grieve's hand-dived scallops, Borders sirloin steak, £29.95 crispy pork rillettes and artichoke puree Starter £15.50 braised beef shin and pesto tomatoes Main £30.00 Tower venison Wellington, for 2 to share £78.00 Natural Scottish rock oysters, roasted potatoes, broad beans, peas & asparagus shallot and pickled vegetable vinegar 6 £16.00 9 £24.00 12 £30.00 Roast St Bride's free range chicken £21.95 We do not recommend the consumption of spirits with oysters with chicken and mushroom bridie, seasonal vegetables and jus TOWER FAVOURITES VEGETARIAN MAINS Tower fish bouillabaisse £20.95 Spinach and ricotta tart , £16.95 with seabass, salmon and plaice tomato and red onion salad Goats cheese & streaky bacon omelette £15.95 Breaded halloumi fritters £15.95 rocket salad chickpea salad, aubergine caviar Eggs Benedict Starter £8.95 with Bodega ham Main (with chips) £15.95 SIDES Tower venison Wellington, for 2 to share £78.00 with roasted potatoes, beetroot and green beans Thick-cut chips £3.95 Buttered mash £3.95 Borders sirloin steak, £29.95 Mushrooms and bacon £3.95 braised beef shin and pesto tomatoes Mixed leaf salad £4.50 Carrot, date and toasted almonds £3.95 Wilted greens £3.95 Mixed leaf as a starter £6.95 The Tower is a proud member of the Scotch Beef Club and tries to use the very best produce available and is proud to support the work of some of Scotland's best food producers and suppliers including; Guy Grieve of the Ethical Shellfish Company hand-diving our scallops in Mull, renowned East Lothian Butcher John Gilmour, Braehead for wonderful Scottish Game, Iberico foods for wonderful Spanish produce and Carroll's Heritage Potatoes among others. Service is not included, but 10% discretionary service will be added to tables of 8 and more Please inform your server of any allergies. We never knowingly buy GM products. Tower Afternoon Tea £15.95 Enjoy the chic and relaxed glamour of the Tower and its new Afternoon Teas. Open and closed sandwiches, home-baked treats, scones with clotted cream and deliciously indulgent cakes on tiered silver cake stands, served with the Tower's own collection of speciality teas. A selection of open and closed seasonal sandwiches and savouries (Please ask a member of staff for further details) Fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and jam Dundee cake Homemade shortbread A selection of seasonal cakes and desserts (Please ask a member of staff for further details) Selection of fine teas (Peppermint, Traditional English tea, Earl Grey, Pure Assam, Lemon & Ginger, Pure Darjeeling, Green Tea, Camomile and a selection of herbal infusions) and coffees Selection of loose leaf teas (Afternoon tea, Assam, Darjeeling, Earl Grey, Spiced tea and Gunpowder green tea) Tower Champagne Afternoon Tea £24.95 All of the above plus a glass of Billecart-Salmon Champagne * Afternoon Tea served daily between 3pm and 5pm