The Lookout by Gardener's Cottage

The Lookout by Gardener's Cottage

New Year’s Eve at The Lookout 


For those who are heading to town for the fireworks and looking for an early celebratory dinner with a difference, The Lookout’s four course menu is the perfect way to begin the New Year’s Eve night. 

Only a short walk from town, join us on top of the city to be greeted by a glass of Champagne before being seated at your table with uncompromising views of the entire city in all it’s festive glory. 

Enjoy our carefully crafted four course tasting menu with paired wines in unforgettable surroundings.

£140 per person with 5pm guests arrival.

For all booking enquiries - please email or book here.


 A culinary experience with the best views in Edinburgh. 
We'll take you on a wonderful journey through eight impeccable courses with paired wines whilst you take in spectacular panoramic views across Edinburgh, the Firth of Forth and beyond.
Arrive to a glass of champagne as you’re seated for dinner. As midnight approaches, our guests will make their way outside to experience the breath-taking city-skyline views from our terrace as Edinburgh prepares to ring in the new year. 
£250 per person including a glass of champagne on arrival, 8 courses with paired wines, tea/coffee & petits fours, and a dram/glass of champagne before the bells.
served with paired wines
Carlingford Oyster 
Langoustines Cooked Over Oak 
Little Grouse & Port Sausages 
Arbroath Smokie, Potato & Egg Yolk Ravioli, Truffles, Flower Marie
Perthshire Organic Beef Wellington, Salt Baked Celeriac, Cavalo Nero
Seabuckthorn Curd, Hay-Smoked Milk, Apple Sorbet 
Sir Lancelot - Tunworth - Arran Blue - Ailsa Craig
Served With Crackers And Quince Cheese
Balvenie 14 “Old Carabine” Soaked Baba, Pineapple, Vanilla Ice Cream, Fig Jam, Gingerbread & Barley
Coffee or Tea & Petits Fours

Join us for a night to remember. 

The Lookout by Gardener’s Cottage is a partnership with Collective, the organisation that has redeveloped the City Observatory site on Calton Hill into a new home for contemporary art. As well as the purpose-built restaurant, the world-class development incorporates the restored City Observatory and City Dome, along with new purpose-built exhibition space The Hillside.