The Register Club set to offer new afternoon tea experience as it reopens

Edinburgh cocktail bar reopens with new and indulgent afternoon tea experience

The bar will reopen with new measures in place
The bar will reopen with new measures in place

A city centre cocktail bar with a brand new Afternoon Tea offering is set to reopen its doors at St Andrew Square on Thursday after closing down due to the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year.

The Register Club, located inside Edinburgh's St Andrew Square luxury serviced apartments, has announced the reopening of its doors on October 1.

The landmark Cheval The Edinburgh Grand, one of the Capital's most famous destinations and will reopen its fourth floor cocktail bar this autumn, with the introduction of a new Afternoon Tea experience.

The new afternoon tea offering will be served from 3pm daily

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The new and indulgent afternoon tea at Cheval The Edinburgh Grand will invite guests to dine within the surroundings of The Register Club and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea, complete with homemade scones and Scottish jam and sweet treats as well as a savoury selection using the finest seasonal produce from artisan suppliers across Scotland.

The new offering of afternoon teas start from £28 per person, with an option of a champagne afternoon tea which includes a glass of Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve, starting from £38 per person.

It will be served daily from 3pm until 5:30pm.

In addition to the afternoon tea a new look food and drinks menu will be available.

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Guests will enjoy an array of light bites, nibbles, and sharing plates with a Scottish twist. All food on the menu is locally sourced and seasonal with small plates from £4 each; and larger plates at £12.

General Manager of Cheval The Edinburgh Grand, Gavin MacLennan said: "We’re incredibly happy to begin reopening our food and beverage offerings at Cheval The Edinburgh Grand from Thursday 1 October.

“One of life’s most enjoyable pleasures is to share delicious food and drink around the table in the company of family and friends. The Register Club has been missed by both our team and our guests and we are very excited to welcome everyone back as well as introduce a delicious new afternoon tea menu".

The Register Club arrived on the Edinburgh bar scene in 2018 and is set in the impressive surroundings of the former Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters at St Andrew Square.

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Accessed via the soaring lobby of Cheval The Edinburgh Grand, the arrangement of cocktail bar, lounge, games room and snug flows seamlessly, creating a vibe akin to an exclusive members’ club with an evolving atmosphere that effortlessly shifts from day to night.

The distinguished venue is renowned for its innovative cocktails, and the mixologists at The Register Club serve an extensive array of drinks.

From the curated classics such as Fifty-Fifty martinis and Singapore slings, to a selection of whisky-based cocktails, there is something to suit any guests’ preference with cocktails starting from £9 per person.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Cheval The Edinburgh Grand has introduced a host of stringent new hygiene and cleaning protocols and social distancing measures, in line with government advice.

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Booking for Afternoon Tea is now open and can be booked from the Register Club website.

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