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Event Preview: Edinburgh Coffee Festival returns this October

Edinburgh Coffee Festival returns Love coffee and are near Edinburgh on Saturday 14th October? Then get that date in your diary, Edinburgh Coffee Festival returns.  It will take over the Corn Exchange to bring together 3000 coffee lovers, 40 speciality coffee and tea exhibitors and some of the best coffee cocktails, food and cake around.

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News: The Plumpy Duck opens in Howwood

The Plumpy Duck is new on the bill at the Bowfield Hotel Unlike the pun above, the new restaurant as The Bowfield Hotel & Country Club in Howwood, Renfewshire sounds great. A new restaurant called The Plumpy Duck has opened for business as part of a £1.5million redevelopment programme which also includes The Stables Bar.

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Piping Live! Support Glasgow Hospitals with Coffee from Gordon Street Coffee

Buy coffee and support Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity Piping Live! have partnered with Gordon Street Coffee to launch their very own Piping Live Roast. They are selling the special edition coffee by the bag at the Pipers Market in George Square – with 50p from each bag going to the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. Piping

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Food Review: Meat Jam, Kinning Park, Glasgow

Thank 41oodness for online home delivery! Last weekend was a little rough in Foodie towers after a night out at the West End Beer Festival followed by the launch of Belvedere Vodka's new LED-lit Midnight sabre bottle at The Sanctuary nightclub near Kelvingrove. We even had an invite for the launch of the new Tuxedo

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Hilton Garden Inn’s new ReCESS restaurant

Last night we ventured down to the Clydeside to sample some dishes at the Hilton Garden Inn’s newly renovated restaurant, ReCESS. Located beside the SSE Hydro, Admadillo and SEC, as well as the river Clyde. This is a top spot that can get ignored in the rush to go city centre or nearby Finnieston. The

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Event: Bill in the Botanics this summer 🎞

  Outdoor Cinema at Glasgow Botanic Gardens This August   The Glasgow Botanic Gardens is the stunning backdrop for four nights of classic cinema screenings.   Glasgow’s very own Bill Forsyth will be celebrated with four nights of his films. 'Bill in The Botanics’ will run from 17 to 20 August showcasing four films -

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Accommodation: Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel, Aberfoyle

Just 40 mins from Glasgow, but a world away in relaxation, is Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, on the outskirts of Aberfoyle on the shore of Loch Ard.  I was invited to stay to see all the improvements after a £3.5m investment (we had previously stayed here in 2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1jQfFJBmoY   The hotel is

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Travel: Discover Ayrshires hidden gems

Undiscovered Gems of East Ayrshire A new VisitScotland eBook is shedding light on East Ayrshire’s hidden delights to show you that there's more to Ayrshire than Robert Burns! Undiscovered Gems, highlights some of the other fantastic things to see and do in the region from outdoor adventures and star gazing to culinary quests and historical

Fife shows it has five of the best

Fife for foodies Fife is THE place to head to this summer. Not only with the Bowhouse Food Weekend but also the stunning scenery and foodie places with views. Fife Council have partnered with Visit Scotland to showcase the Kingdom of Fife through the Fife Five tourism video campaign. A series of short videos which