Welcome to Number One, a 4 AA Rosette Restaurant where modern Scottish cuisine meets world-class service.

Our dishes are fashioned using seasonal ingredients carefully sourced from an exceptional list of trusted suppliers, fusing Scottish cuisine with modern flair.

 

 

Our Story

Chef Mathew Sherry and our award-wining team showcase our favourite seasonal produce through a 7 course set menu, creating seasonal Scottish dishes by combining classic flavours with modern flair. 

Edinburgh born Mathew joined Number One from his previous roles as Head Chef of Michelin-starred Northcote, Lancashire and Sous Chef of Castle Terrace, Edinburgh. 

The team includes Emma Lonie, a winner of Hotel Restaurant Manager of the Year in 2021 who oversees the front of house operations at Number One and Damien Trinckquel who is recognised as Edinburgh Sommelier of the Year in 2022 and passionate about finding the very best wine or beverage choice for every guest. Number One was named in the prestigious La Liste 2022, in their listing of the world best restaurants.

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The Restaurant

Step into Number One’s dining room and sink into one of the dove grey wool banquettes

Designed by Rocco Forte Hotels’ Director of Design, Olga Polizzi, the rich red lacquered walls in Number One are adorned by art in the form of a large format triptych print of a Scottish oak tree by Adam Ellis and artwork from the Royal College of Art in London. Standout design elements include striking dove grey wool banquettes with golden yellow leather accents, elegant Lyndon Albany chairs with distinctive button backs and solid timber oak flooring throughout the restaurant.

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The Menu

Chef Mathew Sherry and our team showcase our favourite seasonal produce through a 7 course set menu.  Please inform us of any specific dietary requirements, alternatives will be made available on request. A 3 course dinner menu may be requested in advance, please contact us directly 0131 5576727.

Large Parties and Private Hire

For tables of 5 or more people, please contact the restaurant directly. Number One can also accommodate larger parties and is available for exclusive use. Our team will work with you to create a truly bespoke experience for your guests. Subject to availability, please contact Number One directly for further information and sample menus.

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