Hyde-ing Out In Edinburgh’s Quay

by Laura Berry

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Hyde Out ScotsmanHyde Out food and drink venue appears in popular newspaper ‘The Scotsman’ gaining valuable PR Scotland.

Hyde Out is a venue like no other – providing exclusive design and menu features. Gaby Soutar lifestyle reporter at The Scotsman magazine, calls it a swanky new hostelry at one end of Edinburgh’s Union Canal towpath.

This luxury space cost over £1million, and was founded by savvy young entrepreneurs Rory McWhirter and business partner Rowan Milne. It aims to be Edinburgh’s hottest, new, style Bar and is situated in a perfect place for students and young professionals in the up and coming Edinburgh Quay area.

Gaby reviewed the restaurant for the Scotsman and described it as: “One of those style-bar cum restaurants, with fuchsia Timorous Beasties wallpaper and glittery light fittings”.

Some of the design features at the bar include a hand crafted chandelier made from 600 crystal cut glasses, by interior designer John Harrington.

The venue also consists of an extensive range of food and drink, carefully put together by some of the industry’s best known names and faces.

Gaby describes the food as: “Fresh and healthy”.

And she adds: “The starters consist of three for a tenner or each is £4 individually, with an assortment of textures including; sesame beef skewers, langoustine scampi and homemade falafel.”

The main courses are a variety fishes and meats; including crispy-skinned Salmon and Pan roasted Duck Breast. Vegetarian options are also available.

 Nevertheless, Gaby exclaims how she found the Chocolate Fondue desert being a tribute and the best fun, it is served alongside a variety of sweet treats including, marshmallows and a mixture of fruits. Hyde Out also has an interesting cocktail menu to delve on.

Excluding her drinks the night cost Gaby and her sister £47.50.

The full article was posted on 31st January in the Scotsman Magazine and can be viewed here and this piece on Hyde Out was made available through a media campaign by Holyrood Partnership.

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