hand-blown oil lamps, tables made of jarrah, canvas-covered chairs, dim lighting, autumnal colours and clean, uncluttered decor

atrium has been at the cutting edge of the restaurant scene since it opened, bringing the Mediterranean to Edinburgh and mugging Scottish dishes when it suits: Cullen skink may make an appearance alongside roast venison with black pudding and mushroom pasta.

chef Glyn Stevens sources impeccable ingredients and shows his skill and ingenuity in his dishes

here a small sample of our menu

lentil & wild mushroom soup with truffle cream £3.95
confit of salmon with truffle egg & rocolla salad £6.50
chicken terrine with lemon, chilli & corriander, lemon grass dressing £5.95
breast of mallard with patato blinis, wild mushrooms & white beans £15.95
roast salmon fillet braised with baby lettuce & vanillia cappuccino £12.75
roast partridge with roasted fennel, baby vegetables & truffle jus £14.75
iced praline parfait, banana & black berry compote, plum blueberry sauce £4.50
red wine poached pear, wild berry sorbet, passion fruit sauce £4.50
isle of mull cheddar, dunsyre blue £5.00

a discretionary service charge of 10% is added to parties of six or more

a few suggestions:

champagne / sparkling
Champagne Billecart Salmon, Brut nv £35.00
Sparkling Simonsig, brut, 1993, South Africa £22.00
dry white - light bodied
Marques de Riscal, Herederos DO 1997, Rueda, Spain £15.00
dry white - medium bodied
Riesling Spatlese, Lingenfelder 1996 Pfalz, Italy £24.50
Orvieto Classico, Decugnano 1996 Umbria, Italt £20.00
Rongopai, Chenin Blanc 1996 £22.00
dry white - full bodied
Gewurztraminer Auslese, Willi Opitz 1995 Neusiedler See, Austria £37.50
medium dry white
Vouvray, Clos du Bourg, Societe Huet 1994 Loire, France £35.50
Gewurztraminer, Rolly Gassman 1992 £29.50
Cotes du Rhone Rose, E. Guigal 1996 £23.50
dry red - light, fruity
Syrah, Domaine de Thelin 1996, South France £11.50
Chateau Trocard, Bordeaux Superieur 1995 £16.50
dry red - full bodied
Santacroce, Castell'in Villa 1986, Italy £47.50
Cabernet - Merlot, Hollick, Coonawarra, 1994, Australia £35.50

60 seats, air-conditioning

credit cards: visa, mastercard, switch, diners club, american express

owners: Andrew & Lisa Radford

cambridge street eh1 2ed

telephone 0131 228882

facsimile 0131 2288808

from Princes Street, turn into Lothian Road

take the second left, and then the first right

we are on the first floor above the Traverse Theatre Box-Office