Cannonball Restaurant & Bar

356 Castle Hill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 2NE
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Opening Information

Tuesday to Friday
Lunch : 12noon – 3pm
Dinner : 5.30pm – 10pm

Saturday
Lunch : 12noon – 4pm
Dinner : 5.30pm – 10pm

Open Bank Holiday Weekend Sundays

Private Dining and Exclusive Events available 363 days of the year

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Cannonball Restaurant & Bar

Cannonball House is one of the city’s oldest and most important buildings with stunning views to Edinburgh Castle. Our cosy bar lists over 120 Scotch whiskies and is open for lunch, cocktails and pre dinner drinks. From the bar we will escort you up the atmospheric old school staircase to our award winning Scottish Restaurant, serving delicious, seasonal quality dishes in a truly unique location.
Fresh East Coast lobster, oysters, Bellhaven Smoked salmon, seasonal Scottish game and the best Scotch Beef from Inverurie are always on the menu. And, of course our haggis cannonballs are not to be missed!
Serving old fashioned fish and chips all day.

Cuisine: Scottish
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

What a wonderful evening, your staff were so welcoming and helpful, the service was prompt and very courteous and the food was delicious. Thanks for a lovely night

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Food is ok. Service can be improved.

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Visited On Friday, 23 August 2019

Excellent food in a lovely location right next to the castle.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

We held our 25th Wedding anniversary meal with our extended family at the Cannonball Restaurant. The team really went out of their way to look after us and the service in the Restaurant was excellent. If you are staying in the Old Town and looking for a special venue to hold a special occasion, then this would be a good choice.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

The food was fantastic, every single course! Kim was a fantastic hostess, top serive, very friendly and engaging! Would defo recommended and will certainly return!

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Visited On Friday, 30 August 2019

Good food. Wished the cider tap wasn’t broken when we were there

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Great experience at your restaurant. Good food and fantastic staff

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Visited On Friday, 30 August 2019

One of the best afternoon teas I've had. Lovely selection and very filling! The staff were so accommodating as I'm 35 weeks pregnant and they made sure I had replacements for the food items I couldn't eat. Nothing seemed too much trouble. The decor and ambience was cosy and relaxing. We would definitely recommend, it was an extremely satisfying and pleasant experience.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 August 2019

I was given ‘afternoon tea’ as a gift to celebrate a BIG birthday, never too sure of what you’ll get when your given a voucher... but, no fear, it was lovely! Would definitely recommend and hope to go back again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Me and my boyfriend had a lovely time, everything was perfect, the food was excellent (expecially the Chicken) and Joanna was really helpful and friendly and her service was the best touch for made our evening special and memorable.

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Visited On Monday, 26 August 2019

We felt the sandwiches, apart from the smoked salmon on cheese scones, were distinctly ordinary, Overall we were disappointed with our tea.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

A nice respite away from the crowds. Great food and atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Cosy restaurant with excellent food and excellent service, on the doorstep of Edinburgh Castle. The haggis cannonballs are a must try!

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Visited On Monday, 19 August 2019

My friends from Kent came up for the fringe,and I decided to come here for lunch ,52years ago I attended catering college here where the restaurant is now is where we did our theory lessons,lots of lovely memories and a delightful luncheon ,the cannonball haggis was a treat ,also the hot smoked salmon salad ,we then walked to the Caledonian hotel and finished our day with a G andT lovely day thank you very much Janette Steele

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Very good food for reasonable prices. Great service.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

Lovely afternoon tea

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Table too small for party of four, felt an little cramped. Food and service good.

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Wonderful spot literally right next to the castle!

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

A Nice place to visit for a tea, a lunch or a dinner !

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Absolutely delicious food. Excellent service. Great location.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Excellent afternoon tea as before and my husband enjoyed the Glengoyne whisky!

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

The highlight of the Tea was The Teapot dram. The waitress brought the pot of tea 30 minutes prior to the sandwiches ect, safe to say it was finished by the time the main event arrived. This was refilled for free. I have to say, the main event was nothing like the picture on the advert for it. Very small finger sandwiches, small dry scones & I think it's the smallest cakes I have ever seen. Very disappointing to say the least.

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Visited On Monday, 12 August 2019

Afternoon tea was lovely. Excellent service too.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

First time I have had haggis, and it was excellent. Every dish I tried was delicious! The wait staff, owner, and food was amazing. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Gorgeous afternoon tea, atmosphere, staff and prosecco! Had a lovely time thank you :)

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