In the mood for world-class cocktails? Drams of rare and exceptional whiskies? How about locally-sourced Scottish small-bite cuisine created with great chef's flair? Or inventive whisky dinners conceived by culinary artists and ingenious whisky masters? You can enjoy all these and more atop our historic landmark building with sweeping views of Edinburgh Castle. Our evolving World-Class bartender created drinks menus will include delicious non-alcoholic options as well.
Overlooking Edinburgh Castle, flooded with natural daylight, radiating warmth and exquisite style, 1820 is the ideal spot for a tranquil interlude. Guests can take their morning coffee by the vast windows, drop-in mid-day for meals and refreshments, or enjoy an expertly crafted cocktail in the evening.
Explorers' Bothy will offer the most sought-after whiskies from across Scotland, with over 150 rare bottles and one-of-a-kind cask editions on offer. A pre-booked whisky tasting experience by day and public whisky-themed bar by night, you will be taken on a journey to explore and discover new lifelong favorites or bespoke tailor-made whisky cocktails.
If you are passionate about whisky and exceptional cuisine, you’ll enjoy unforgettable whisky dinners and luncheons in our intimate private dining room with some of the best views of Edinburgh. Relax while you savour locally-sourced Scottish specialities paired with carefully hand selected whiskies. As you relish in each progressive pairing, you’ll be led through a sensory journey into the inspiration behind each element of your remarkable meal.
Immerse yourself in the Sensory Tasting Room, an innovative highlight of the signature Journey of Flavour tour experience for a highball, old fashioned, or even a straight up dram, personalized to suit your tastes. Be one of the first to embark on the journey to Johnnie Walker Princes Street in 2021 and sign up to our emails for advance ticket sales notifications.