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Tall Glasses & Taller Views


Sadly, our champagne is currently tucked away in the cellar and we are unable to serve alcohol in Nor' Loft however, we do have the most fabulous brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and mocktails offering. So whether you're an avocado toast lover or a steak aficionado, we're got something for everyone.


Hotel guests will be able to enjoy dinner in Nor' Loft and order alcohol to their rooms so if you have an upcoming celebration, make sure you are booked in with us for a night to remember.


Please note, currently booking is essential for Nor' Loft. Please use the link below to book. 

Champagne

It's a way of life

At Nor’ Loft, we live by the philosophy that you needn’t wait for special occasions to enjoy Champagne. We love to talk about it almost as much as we love to drink it, so whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or just eager to learn your ‘brut’ from your ‘demi-sec’, let us take you on a journey through our carefully curated selection.


From independent growers to prestigious Champagne houses, we have a variety of over 20 labels featured on our Champagne Table. And since we encourage you to raise a tall glass any day of the week, we offer a selection of them by the glass. 

Small Plates and Mains

grazers galore

Our seasonal plates are created with sharing in mind, the perfect accompaniment to a chilled glass of Champagne, our choice of small plates, mains and light bites are available throughout the day from our open kitchen. Incorporating classic flavours, contemporary imagination and the finest ingredients from Scotland’s natural larder. Our small plates are beautifully composed and sure to catch the eye of the avid foodie and budding Instagram influencer alike. 


Breakfast

sunrise seekers and brunch believers

As the sun comes up, the city views from the Nor’ Loft emerge. Discover our fresh pantry with a selection of all butter croissants, pastries, cheeses, cured meats, artisan bread and fresh fruit.


Meanwhile, our chef will be preparing freshly cooked dishes, from a stunning open kitchen. Taste the full Scottish breakfast experience or choose something lighter from our tasty breakfast menu.


Remember there’s no need for an occasion to raise a tall glass, start your day right with a sip of Champagne!

Opening times


BREAKFAST

Monday - Thursday Closed

Friday - Sunday            8:00 am – 11.00 am


DINNER (HOTEL RESIDENTS ONLY)

Friday - Saturday           6.00 pm – 8.00 pm (last orders taken)


BRUNCH, LUNCH AND AFTERNOON TEA

Friday - Sunday            9am - 6pm

If you have any questions with regards to an upcoming reservation or general enquiry, please email us on stay@marketstreethotel.co.uk and will endeavour to respond as soon as possible. 

Our Namesake

The ancient Nor’ Loch is steeped in the history of Edinburgh. Centuries ago it sat in front of Market Street at the foot of the Castle rock, now occupied by Princes Street Gardens, and was part of the natural defences of the old town to hinder invaders. Inspired by this historic icon Nor’ Loft now takes its place as part of the city’s Old Town character. 

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