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Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh Launches Mini Jazz Festival

Following its success last year, the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian has announced the return of its ‘Jazz Week Festival’ from 4th – 8th October.

The hotel’s famous Peacock Alley will host a range of events with world-famous jazz and swing band, Rive Droite Rive Gauche. Flying in from France for the event, the jazz orchestra is composed of five musicians who have travelled the world performing with some of the greatest French and American jazz artists. The festival will include jazz-themed evenings of cocktails, oysters, gin & dancing.

The programme of activity throughout the week will run as follows:

Featuring three bespoke cocktails named after jazz legends including The Franklin,The Sinatra and The Fitzgerald, this event will include a ‘nine o’clock pop’, an interactive sabrage demonstration.

An evening of oysters, fizz & jazz, this event offers a variety of deals on shucks, including 12 oysters for £15 or oysters for two with a glass of bubbles for £30. The event will also include a sabrage demonstration.


On Friday, Peacock Alley will set the stage for a special dinner dance to the sounds of Rive Droite Rive Gauche. Prices start at £35 per person for a three course meal or £89 per couple for a three course meal and a bottle of wine.

An exclusive Edinburgh Gin tasting will be held at 5pm, before guests are invited to enjoy dinner at the hotel before dancing the night away. The ‘nine o’clock pop’ will also feature with guests having the opportunity to try out sabrage.

On Sunday, the hotel’s autumnal afternoon tea offering will be complimented by jazz music all afternoon. Prices start at £40 per person for a traditional afternoon tea.

Events must be booked in advance. For further information on deals or to make a booking, please call reservations team on 0131 222 8945 or email Caledonian.marketing@waldorfastoria.com.

 

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