Tag archive for ‘Food & Drink’
By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Indian restaurant opens in iconic Edinburgh location

Indian restaurant brand Ronaq has opened a new venture in the heart of Edinburgh’s £150m New Waverley development which is currently transforming the city’s Old Town. Ronaq, which first launched in Edinburgh More...

By John Preece On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Raising the Bar at Dine

DINE Launch Monthly Cocktail Club with a Twist Scotland’s ever evolving cocktail scene shows no sign of slowing down but if you’re failing to keep up with the latest drinks to be sipping, let the experts at More...

By Nigel Duncan On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Review – Papilio, Bruntsfield

One of the reasons Papilio opened in bustling Bruntsfield more than 20 years ago because it is has a village in a city feel. It has a wonderful mix of students, professionals and permanent residents and we’ve More...

By Nigel Duncan On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Review – Orocco Pier, South Queensferry

The three bridges crossing the River Forth at Queensferry were beginning to emerge from the mist. It was a stunning day with a cloudless, blue sky. There was, however, a chill in the air – it was mid-February More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, February 20th, 2017

Divino – now reopened and bigger than before!

Divino Enoteca on Merchant Street has reopened following its expansion. Tony Crolla well-known restaurateur celebrates along with his sons Alberto and Leandro. Tony Crolla owns Divino Enoteca on Merchant Street More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Taisteal – an exotic excursion based on Scotland’s bountiful larder

Taisteal, situated in a prominent position in affluent Stockbridge and producing food which catches the eye and excites the taste buds Speaking to Michelin-trained chef Gordon Craig about food is an experience and More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Pub refurb – facelift for pub with literary and medical connections

An historic pub which has connections to famous writers, doctors and even fictional detective Sherlock Holmes re-opens to guests on 1 February after a major facelift. The near 200-year-old Salisbury Arms on Dalkeith More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Pancho Villa’s – a firm favourite of many for over 25 years

The branding says an authentic taste of Mexico and the establishment in Edinburgh’s atmospheric Canongate (there is another in Glasgow’s vibrant Merchant City) is where founder Mayra Nunez says you savour More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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World’s End – great atmosphere but pick your night carefully!

World’s End in Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile. An atmospheric pub with real ales It has taken me 35 years to cross the threshold of the World’s End but I made the mistake of walking in at 6pm More...

By Nigel Duncan On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Your local – it could be found with a new app

The bar at the award-winning Grey Horse in Balerno which could promote itself on the app Figures show that the number of British pubs are declining with an average of 20 pubs closing their doors permanently every More...