Top places to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015

Top ten places to eat in the festival? If only it was that easy! We have a wealth of fabulous restaurants and great street food vendors so whether you fancy a haggis pakora or a dozen oysters we have your number. Our fair city is about to get busy again with the the summer festivals starting in August. To plan your festival fun times at … Continue reading Top places to eat and drink at Edinburgh’s Festivals 2015

Civerinos Italian Street Food and Late Night Pizza Bar

I have been eager to try Civerinos since it opened earlier this year. Hearing tales of it’s enormous sourdough pizzas and frozen Negronis at every turn. In contrast to the overpriced Royal Mile tourist restaurants offering, as a general rule, fairly low quality food, Civerinos is the real deal and very competitively priced. Civerino’s is located just off the Royal Mile near the Tron Kirk … Continue reading Civerinos Italian Street Food and Late Night Pizza Bar

The Finest Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh

Afternoon tea is an extravagant treat and one of my favourite indulgences so I feel very excited to say that I may have found the best one in Edinburgh! Located just a stone’s throw away from the historic Royal Mile of Edinburgh lies the Colonnades tea room, set within the beautiful Signet Library. There’s a real sense of occasion when you take Afternoon Tea at Colonnades … Continue reading The Finest Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh

Johnnie Walker’s Edinburgh City Edition Launch at The Balmoral

Coming soon to a whisky shop near you is a Edinburgh City Edition Whisky. The beautiful bottles feature the city’s famous landmarks etched in gold. This June, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the leading luxury Blended Scotch Whisky, will launch two stunning City Edition bottles. The limited Edition bottles celebrate two of the UK’s most iconic cities: London and Edinburgh. Only 4,000 of these exclusive bottles … Continue reading Johnnie Walker’s Edinburgh City Edition Launch at The Balmoral

Ox184 Craft beer and meat on the Cowgate

OX184 is Edinburgh’s newest bar restaurant and late night venue; soon to be renowned for its wood-fired grill, craft beer and whisky. Brought to you by the people behind Holyrood 9A and The Southern, Fuller Thompson I was surprised there were only a couple of people there when I arrived at 7pm on a Thursday. The big cavernous room felt quite empty and I was … Continue reading Ox184 Craft beer and meat on the Cowgate

VDEEP – Beer and Curry in Leith

Promising craft beer, curry and communal dining, VDeep – Scotland’s first craft beer and curry bar opens today and we loved it! The bar is located in the former premises occupied by The Vintage in Leith. The bar is a brand new partnership between celebrity chef, comedian and TV presenter, Hardeep Singh Kohli – and the team behind the award-winning Vintage Leith. VDeep seeks to bring together … Continue reading VDEEP – Beer and Curry in Leith

Veritas Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar

Veritas is a lovely authentic Italian restaurant and wine bar located just along from the bridge and down a candlelit stair leading to the basement on the main road through Stockbridge. I was invited by the lovely Tony of Zomato to meet his partner in crime Claudio and a few other Edinburgh foodies. This was my first venture into the world of Zomato having very … Continue reading Veritas Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar