SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

July 31, 2012 10:28 ET

Edinburgh Luxury Hotel Restaurant and Leisure Club Recently Undergo Refurbishment

Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club Opens New Zest Restaurant and Refurbishes Spa, Gym and Golf Shop

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND--(Marketwire - Jul 31, 2012) -  Boldly preserving the ambience of one of Scotland's finest Baronial manors, Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club has recently completed exciting refurbishments befitting its noble history.

Amidst the nearly £1M refurbishment, this distinctive 4-star hotel in Edinburgh is introducing a new Marriott concept, rebranding its second restaurant as 'Zest' and updating the James Braid Bar. Both of these alluring Edinburgh, Scotland restaurants are located inside the property's leisure complex making them ideal for lunch after a round of golf or simply a relaxation stop with family and friends. Other updates were made to the leisure club, spa and fitness areas which now boast stylish changing rooms; a welcoming reception area and entrance; renovated Golf Pro Shop, and improvements to the gymnasium, tennis courts and dance studio. The hotel's leisure club amenities also include two 18-hole golf courses and a PGA-approved golf academy.

"These are exciting times for Dalmahoy and we are delighted with our newly refurbished and newly named Zest Restaurant," said Tom Gibson, director of operations of the Marriott's sophisticated hotel and spa in Edinburgh. "A lot of planning and preparation went into the new concept and our team is ready to make Zest the venue of choice for food and beverage at the hotel and in the local area."

"Additionally, we have refurbished our James Braid Bar in order to ensure that it continues to be a place where members and guests can go to simply sit back, relax and enjoy a well earned rest," said Gibson of the bar, which is always a popular choice for an informal lunch or dinner and a gathering spot for those looking to share stories of the day over drinks and light fare. 

A vibrant new choice among restaurants in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Zest menu includes soups and small plates; salads, pasta and pizza; main courses featuring steaks from the grill, lamb, pork, seafood and chicken entrées; tasty side dishes and delectable desserts. So whether guests are seeking a Gourmet Aberdeen Angus Beef Burger, Ribeye Steak, Beer Battered Fish of the Day, Caesar Salad, Chicken Penne or Pork Rillette, the talented chefs of Zest are prepared to please.

About Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club 

Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club is a stately retreat located within 1,000 acres of serene Scottish parkland. Featuring 215 luxury hotel rooms in Edinburgh, guests can choose from contemporary accommodations and experience bright and spacious rooms furnished to depict the heritage of this distinctive estate. An unrivaled destination for inspirational business meetings, corporate retreats or elegant social gatherings, the hotel features chic venues, a serene ambience, dedicated event managers and professional catering to ensure every event is a spectacular success.

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