The Arches Welcomes Chop House

September 7, 2016

Chop House has become our latest addition to The Arches – the thriving new leisure and retail quarter housed in a row of Victorian arches on East Market Street in the heart of the city’s Old Town.

Now open, Chop House Market Street is building on the contemporary bar and butchery concept that made the original restaurant in Leith one of the city’s most talked-about destinations. Set within a stunning C-listed brickwork arch in the heart of the Old Town, just 2 minutes from Waverley Railway Station, the restaurant has a focus on ‘best of British’ steak and innovative cocktails.

Offering a 60-cover restaurant, Chophouse is positioned in one of the largest arches. The space offers a large bar area over two floors with a breath-taking view of the city towards Calton Hill. Award-winning design agency Four-by-Two has created a cutting-edge interior and the lower level is home to a cocktail bar and intimate booth seating while upstairs hosts a stunning restaurant and kitchen, complete with an open-flame charcoal grill.

Launched by The Compass Group, the group also operates Edinburgh venues Monteiths, Sygn and The West Room.

The Waverley Arches are a row of 19 newly renovated Victorian arches on East Market Street, Edinburgh – part of the £150 million New Waverley development currently transforming the heart of the Old Town.

Chop House joins a host of other tenants who opened at The Arches in 2016. These include Gannet & Guga, Vino, Elk and Wolf, Lauren Gollan Academy of Make-Up Artistry, Juice Warrior, Baba Budan, Mudo Art, Tempo Tea Bar and 6 Yard Box.

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