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Enjoying a superb location in the heart of Edinburgh, The Caledonian is situated at the west end of Princes Street with stunning views up to the imposing castle that dominates the city. Following a £24 million restoration, The Caledonian is once again set to secure its reputation as the finest hotel in Scotland.
With its origins as a railway hotel, The Caledonian first began its reputation as avenue for the rich and famous and locals alike in 1903. With a guest list reading li,e a who’s who of the silver screen, the original hotel played host to Hollywood stars from Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and Elizabeth Taylor, to Bing Crosby and Sir Sean Connery.
Drawing inspiration from the glamour of the golden age of classic rail journeys, the hotel’s public spaces feel steeped in tradition. The reception and lobby have been stripped back to their former glory, giving a grand sense of arrival with marble flooring, sweeping staircase and a glittering chandelier of fine amber and crystal droplets dusted with gold. Continuing the subtle railway and station references, bespoke luggage inspires the furniture, with luxury leathers bronze metalwork, dusted gold and warm rosewood joinery.
Afternoon Tea is served in the stylishly sophisticated Peacock Alley lounge at the heart of the hotel, which exudes the glamour and traditions of the original Waldorf Astoria New York. Here, guests can relax and enjoy Afternoon Tea in a stylish and informal environment.
Enjoy your Afternoon Tea as described above, plus a glass of Brut Royal.
Your choice of tea, iced tea or babycino served with:
Finger sandwiches: Jam, peanut butter, cheese, ham
Fresh Scones: Plain scones with butter and jam
Fancies: Mini éclairs, Strawberry tart, and Ice cream scoop, served in a tea cup
Afternoon Tea at Peacock Alley really has a tea to suit everyone and reading the well described tea menu does offer guests a terrific choice to suit their taste! Your choice of Tea from the well described and carefully chosen Tea Menu will be offered and this includes:
For those who wish to experiment a little with their choice The Display Tea Menu offers:
Please note that Booking is essential!
Opening Days & Hours:
Afternoon Teas are served daily from: 12noon - 5.00pm
For Reservations and enquiries telephone or email; firstname.lastname@example.org
The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel