July 12, 2024


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Ondine ‘Best Restaurant in Scotland’ – Estrella Damm

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Ondine Oyster & Grill in Edinburgh have been awarded the Finest Cafe in Scotland title and outlined in the Leading 100 United kingdom eating places at the Estrella Damm Nationwide Cafe Awards, at The Stratford Resort in London.

The awards are judged by their elite panel of cooks, restaurateurs, and meals writers in the course of the British isles. Organised by market title Restaurant Journal, the awards released in 2007 and rejoice the brilliance, vibrancy, and the finest of the British isles dining scene.

Ondine Oyster & Grill opened in 2009 by operator and chef Roy Brett in the Old City and has develop into an establishment in the Scottish capital, renowned for its seafood and shellfish, the judges explained.

Mr Brett claimed: “We as a workforce are totally delighted to not only function in the Top 100 Uk dining places but also be awarded the ‘Best Restaurant in Scotland’.

“Following the last 12 months of lockdown and the pandemic as properly as exterior scaffolding masking the whole cafe, which is out of our command, we are thrilled to celebrate Ondine Oyster & Grill as a staff and to keep on executing what we enjoy.

“Following our re-opening, I stated we maybe cannot handle what is happening outside the restaurant, but we can command what is going on inside which continues to be real, additional than at any time. With each other as a staff, we will go on to try to do what we do greatest.”

It lately re-opened its doorways adhering to a main transformation of the look and truly feel of the restaurant, “having diners on a exceptional and magical dining working experience with a twist, as the opulent area has been transformed to emulate a ship at sea”.

The exterior is at the moment protected in scaffolding attached to neighbours’ assets, which prompted the restaurant to modify its appearance.

Subsequent a whole modernisation of the cafe, oyster bar and personal dining spot, Ondine will also have much more of a aim on meat after addding a new robata grill, which will involve cooking about scorching charcoal on an open fireplace.

As a lot more meat is introduced to the menu, the identify of the cafe has also been tailored to Ondine Oyster & Grill.

Ondine was positioned at 72, and the Inver, Strachur, Argyll & Bute, was at number 85 on the Top 100. 

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