Waterloo Place Howies Waterloo Place

Festive Menu


service charge included in price


Roast parsnip & artichoke

confit garlic, horseradish and thyme soup, parsnip crisps 🌱 (gf & df available)

Classic prawn cocktail

with baby gem, piquant sauce, treacle brown bread & butter (gf & df available)

Scottish game and smoked ham terrine

beetroot and apple chutney, foraged leaves, Arran Oaties (gf & df available)

Mushroom and chestnut parfait

pickled chicory, crispy leeks, sourdough and watercress 🌱 🌰 (gf available)


Traditional roast turkey

roast root vegetables, sage stuffing, Brussels sprouts, roast potatoes, chipolatas & rich turkey gravy ( gf available)

Glen Lyon venison casserole

served with rosemary roasted baby potatoes (available at lunch only)

Roast haunch of Wild Glen Lyon venison

sage and rosemary boulangère potatoes, East Lothian kale, red wine jus
(gf & df available) (available at dinner only) 

Roast cauliflower

with ras el hanout, cauliflower purée, barbecue leek, hazelnut, spiced lentil gravy
🌱 🌰 (gf)

Shetland salmon

herb crushed heritage potatoes, Arbroath Smokie cream,
dill oil, crispy capers and greens (gf)


Christmas pudding

spiced brandy anglaise

Chocolate pot & cranberry brittle

Howies banoffee pie

with toasted almonds 🌰

Spiced roast winter fruit

streusel crumb, mulled cider and apple sorbet 🌱  (gf)

Selection of Iain J Mellis farmhouse cheeses

spiced fruit chutney, oatcakes, grapes and celery (+2.95 supplement at lunch)

(gf available)



V = Vegetarian 🌱 = Vegan  🌰 = Contains Nuts  df = Dairy Free
gf = Non Gluten containing ingredients


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Open 7 Days a week for lunch, dinner and drinks from 11.30am-2.30pm - Monday - Thursday for lunch and Friday to Sunday 11.30am - 3pm. Dinner is from 5pm and last booking for dinner is 9.15pm. If your booking is for 9 guests or over, please call the restaurant to make your booking.

Prefer to make your reservation via phone?
Call 0131 556 5766.

If you're unable to book a table online, please drop us a line or email us on and we'll do our best to accommodate your booking.