Newcastle-based Cairn Hotel Group has opened the Shore Grill & Fish House at the Queensferry hotel, marking the completion of the first phase of a £15m investment in the hotel.
Located on the headland above the town of North Queensferry in Fife, the Shore features ceiling to floor windows overlooking the new Queensferry Crossing that spans the Forth river.
In addition to the new restaurant and bar, the Cairn Group is undertaking a complete refurbishment of the hotel, including the addition of 64 bedrooms, taking the total number of rooms to 141; the creation of a new function suite where the restaurant was formerly located; and a new double-height reception area with ceiling to floor windows. The group acquired the hotel in March 2014.
Work on these areas is nearing completion and the hotel is due to be re-branded and re-launched as the Double Tree by Hilton Edinburgh Queensferry Crossing in the autumn, with the Cairn Group retaining ownership and management of the property.
Stuart Douglas, general manager of the hotel, said: "We are really excited about the Shore and our launch is well timed to capitalise on the huge influx of visitors that the opening of the Queensferry Crossing will attract."
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