What is it?
A lush restaurant-with-rooms. The name refers to Kitching's menu: a choice of two starters, one interim course, choice of two mains, one interim course, choice of two desserts.
Why you should go..
21212 opened in May 2009, facilities include, a 38 seater restaurant with open kitchen, drawing rooms and private dinning. The listed Georgian townhouse over four floors is light, spacious and airy.
The team have invested £4.5m into the project and has restored the elegant townhouse to its former glory since inception and although it has retained many period features it has transformed the restaurant into a 21st century environmentally friendly restaurant.
A glance at the menu shows it is staying true to a modern French style of cookery. For £60 per person the dinner menu consists of an exciting combination of dishes prepared by a team of seven chefs. As well as some special treats for diners, the five course gourmet menu consists of a choice of two dishes on the starter, main course and dessert courses, hence the restaurant's name.
The lunch menu priced from £20 per person offers diners the flexibility to choose from a 2, 3, 4 or 5 course menu.
Did you also know..
21212 also has four beautifully appointed large bedrooms, with dedicated lounge areas, are split over the two upper levels of the house, offering commanding views over the gardens to the rear and stunning views of the city of Edinburgh to the front. On a clear day, bedrooms 1 and 21 also offer views to the Firth of Forth and beyond.
Each bedroom's decor is different in theme and style and facilities include ensuite bathrooms with either a free-standing bath and walk-in shower or a specially designed wet room. Guests also have their own flat screen plasma television, internet connection and extensive storage spaces.
All four bedrooms were designed to provide a relaxed, calming and elegent mood for guests.
Bedrooms, which are available seven nights a week, are priced per room per night and start from £250.
Tue-Thu 12:00-14:00 & 19:00-21:00
Fri-Sat 12:00-14:00 & 18:45-21:30
Address: 3 Royal Terrace Edinburgh, EH7 5AB