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Usher Hall and Castle Terrace Restaurant announce enticing new partnership

Posted: 25th June 2018

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One of Edinburgh’s foremost dining experiences, Castle Terrace Restaurant and Edinburgh’s world class concert venue, the Usher Hall have announced a new partnership offering residents and visitors to Edinburgh an entirely new way to enjoy two of the city’s leading cultural and culinary experiences.

From May 15th, a new three course pre-theatre menu priced at only £33 per person will be available to concert goers from Tuesday-Thursday, between 5-6pm. It will be guaranteed to be served within 90 mins, so audiences won’t need to worry about missing the start of the concert.

Audiences will be able to book their meal along with their tickets, and Castle Terrace Restaurant will also host the VIP guests and world renowned performers that frequently visit The Usher Hall.

Reservations to experience the new pre-theatre menu can be made online castleterracerestaurant.com or by phone 0131 229 1222.

Chef Patron of Castle Terrace Restaurant Dominic Jack said: “I’m so excited to be part of this both cultural and culinary experience, especially at one of Edinburgh’s most iconic concert venues. For me, food and music go hand in hand, they are both an expression of emotion and a time to be creative. I loved designing this menu and can’t wait to share it with my guests.”

Cultural Venues Manager with the Usher Hall Karl Chapman said: “To enhance the concert experience here at the Usher Hall, we are proud to partner with Castle Terrace Restaurant.  This partnership allows audiences the opportunity to enjoy a fine dining experience coupled with a visit to Edinburgh’s finest concert hall.”

Councillor Donald Wilson, Culture and Communities Convener, said: “If ever you needed another reason to visit the Usher Hall, this is it. Castle Terrace has long held some of the most sought-after tables in the city and this new ‘culinary concert’ deal launches just in time for Father’s Day and the venue’s busy summer programme of events, talks and concerts.”

Castle Terrace Restaurant opened its doors in the summer of 2010 to introduce a new dining experience to the city of Edinburgh. Combining the culinary expertise and flair of the team behind award-winning Michelin star restaurant The Kitchin, Castle Terrace Restaurant is led by Edinburgh-born Dominic Jack. Nestled underneath Edinburgh Castle, the stylish award-winning restaurant offers a truly unique fine dining experience with a menu created from Chef Patron Dominic Jack’s modern and innovative cooking skills. The restaurant presents modern British cuisine influenced by French cooking techniques and an appreciation of the best ingredients available from Scotland’s outstanding natural larder.

The Usher Hall is Scotland’s only five-star concert hall hosting a range of concerts from rock, pop, classical, jazz, world and folk music. The venue has hosted concerts and events since it opened way back in 1914. A beautiful Edwardian building with a modern twist, it is well loved by performers and audiences all over the world. The much praised acoustics make it one of the best concert halls in Europe with many of the world’s finest musicians performing here, including legendary artists such as composers Benjamin Britten, Dmitri Shostakovich, Sergei Rachmaninov and rock bands Queens of the Stone Age and The National and pop acts like George Ezra.

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