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A velvet stool in Gleneagles Townhouse


A first look inside

25 April 2022

Our in-house creative team and their talented architects and designers have worked tirelessly to sensitively restore the Townhouse building. Embracing its heritage and listed status, the interiors blend timeless charm with modern luxuries, with noble nods to the building’s impressive architectural features.

 The Spence 

A place for social souls to gather, and great get-togethers to unfold. Arrive for a Bloody Mary breakfast, stay for a lazy long lunch or make a night of it over a three-course dinner and naughty nightcaps. 

Located in the centre of the old banking hall, this impressive social space references its previous life and incredible heritage with a central feature bar situated underneath an extraordinary glass domed ceiling. Believe us when we say, it’s hard to stop looking up!

Detail of The Spence cornicing
Detail of The Spence cornicing


Our roof terrace bar was inspired by the wondrous and magical figure in R.L Stevenson’s poem ‘The Lamplighter’. Early lamplighters operated in the shadows only working in the dusk and dawn. Carrying their ladders, wick trimmers and whale blubber, and dressed in hat and coat, they acted as night watchmen and were considered trustworthy men. A prestigious job often passed from Father to Son, Lamplighters would set out before dusk, and return at dawn to extinguish the light, with a cheery whistle to let the public know they were in the vicinity. 

With views of Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town to the left and picture-perfect New Town to the right, Lamplighters has been heavily influenced by our Perthshire heritage and bountiful Scottish surrounds. Get ready to work your way through our seasonally rotating, locally inspired list of cocktails, local whiskies, beers, spirits, and wine – it’s going to be the perfect spot to watch the sunset and see the city lights sparkle.

Lamplighters statues
Lamplighters statues

The Note Burning Room

The Note Burning Room is in the heart of the club, and home to all-day dining and a full-service bar; a base for breakfast meetings, catch-up brunches and long, leisurely lunches. An office-away-from-the-office and relaxing co-working space ideal for catching up on emails and hosting informal meetings. A sanctuary in the city to retreat to and mingle in the comfort of your private lounge. A place to bump into old friends and new ones alike!


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