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Taste of Scotland Platter at Cannonball House

Product ID: 153033
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The perfect afternoon treat to sample Scotland’s national dish and drink. Enjoy it with a favorite sweet treat and a refreshing cup of freshly brewed tea, served with milk, lemon or Victor’s honey. Served in a cosy bar right next to Edinburgh Castle.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy Scotland's National dish in bite size chunks, perfect for even the most skeptical guest
  • Spend the afternoon relaxing in a cosy bar, perfect after a day of sightseeing
  • Enjoy haggis, whisky and sweet treats - what more can you ask for in Edinburgh
Full description
The fantastic afternoon tea experience takes place at a cosy ground floor bar at Cannonball House. You can either choose to have it just for one person or sharing for two guests. 

Cannonball Restaurant and Bar at Cannonball House is ideally located at the very top of the Royal Mile overlooking Edinburgh Castle. The name Cannonball House comes from the gunshot lodged high on the wall facing Edinburgh Castle. It is rumored to have been fired by government troops towards Holyrood Palace when Bonnie Prince Charlie was in residence in 1745. However, it’s more likely the cannonball was placed there by engineers to mark the gravitational height for the first piped water supply to Castlehill Reservoir across the road. Either way, it’s a little piece of history and well worth a look when you leave. The one surviving feature of the original building is the door with the oldest knocker in the world that adorns the entrance.
Includes
  • Findlay’s haggis balls with pickled spiced turnip and Katy Roger’s mustard crème fraîche
  • 25ml glass of Dram of Glengoyne 10years
  • Direct trade tea with Graham’s dairy milk and Victor’s honey
  • Homemade Scottish shortbread and tablet
What’s Not Included
  • Any other drink

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Meeting point

Cannonball Restaurant & Bar 356 Castlehill Edinburgh EH1 2NE

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Important information
Know before you go
• Dietary requirements cannot be catered for unless stated at the time of booking
• This tour is for over 18's only