“I don’t think there’s anything else like Eòrna in Scotland”

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Brian Grigor and Glen Montgomery are celebrating a successful second week of Business following the launch of their new Edinburgh chef's table, Eòrna.

With just one sitting a day Tuesday to Saturday, seating only 12 guests at a time, Eòrna represents a new unique venture from the pair.

Speaking exclusively to The Staff Canteen, Brian explained: “The name Eòrna is Gaelic and Gàidhlig for barley, so the story behind that is I’m Scottish and Glenn is Northern Irish and we wanted something celtic that was to do with food and beverages.”

Brian, who previously worked at The Balmoral in Edinburgh and retained Restaurant Number One’s Michelin Star for four years, offers guests a set menu celebrating a combination of Scottish flavours and French techniques in a super seasonal inspired menu.

“Everyone sits down at the same time, same menu, no choice, no dietaries, and it’s just classic food featuring Scottish ingredients cooked with French techniques,” Brain explained.

Brian Grigor and Glen Montgomery's Erona chef's table in Edinbuegh

The design of the restaurant allows guests to sit down at a counter style table with the pass and the kitchen in the middle, allowing Brian to cook food in front of diners, and Glen to serve a delicious range of beverages.

Eòrna’s current menu features highlights such as smoked salmon with smoked caviar, heritage tomatoes with raspberry, hand dived scallops, Orkney Beef, and Perthshire strawberries served with white chocolate.

“It’s massive for us really, to find a site for us to build exactly what we wanted and have that dining area where people can sit there and feel relaxed and interact with us on the food and the wine,” Brian explained.

He added: “I don’t feel like there’s anything like Eòrna in Scotland. It’s such a unique style of restaurant and we’re just super happy with it.”

For more visit www.eornarestaurant.com / @eornarestaurant or email [email protected]


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Editor 9th June 2023

“I don’t think there’s anything else like Eòrna in Scotland”