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One Square signals summer in the city with barbecue bites and refreshing gin cocktails on its stylish terrace
One Square signals summer in the city with barbecue bites and refreshing gin cocktails on its stylish terrace

11/05/2015

One Square, the vibrant restaurant and bar on Edinburgh's Festival Square, has introduced a new range of One Square Gin cocktails and a delicious barbecue offering on its Castle-view Terrace to mark the arrival of summer. 
 
The new cocktails have been created in celebration of its recently launched hand-crafted One Square Gin, which is distilled just over one mile away at Summerhall Distillery. The cocktails are served straight from the distinctive square shaped 70cl bottle (£29.00 per bottle) and include variations such as One Square Gin Fizz with fresh lime juice, elderflower syrup and clapped mint leaves, topped with soda water. Genie in a Bottle offers a refreshing tipple showcasing One Square Gin with fresh lemon juice, gomme syrup, fresh muddled ginger, homemade almond cordial and cranberry juice.  
 
The Big Green Egg, an innovative barbecue fuelled by natural charcoal made from oak and hickory, enhances the prime cuts of the locally-sourced meat and fresh seafood served in One Square while giving a distinctive char-grilled flavour. Guests can enjoy a choice of informal bites from the barbecue (from £4 to £14) or opt for two dishes served with bread and two side dishes (£14.95 per head). Grill dishes on offer include Scotch beef brisket spiced with homemade One Square Gin-botanical rub or an Inverurie beef burger with smoked Cuddy Cave's cheese, cooked to the guest's liking. Seafood options include skewers of Thai-citrus marinated whole king prawns with fresh mango along with vegetarian dishes such as marinated tempeh. 

The stylish Terrace, which flows off One Square's bar into Festival Square, is one of Edinburgh's al fresco gems with its fantastic location - right in the heart of Edinburgh's cultural quarter - and uninterrupted view of Edinburgh Castle. The décor features smart lounge furniture with high tables for cocktails, while the glass rooftop and outdoor heaters ensure that guests can continue to relax outside long after the sun has set over Edinburgh Castle. With the arrival of the summer and in anticipation of the exciting summer festivals ahead, The Terrace is the perfect spot for stylish al fresco dining and gin sundowners to end a perfect Edinburgh day. 

The Terrace at One Square is open during the summer months. Barbecues are available every Saturday from 1pm to 5pm, weather permitting. The Terrace is also available to book exclusively for social gatherings and special events. To book please call 0131 221 6422 or email [email protected] 

 

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