Event Preview: Fizz Feast, Edinburgh

Event Preview: Fizz Feast, Edinburgh

Fizz Feast – Champagne, Cava and more Fizz Feast returns to Edinburgh on Saturday 17th November. We went along last year and spent a most pleasant afternoon quaffing Champagne and sparkling wine as well as tasting chocolates and smoked trout. The main hall at Edinburgh Academy is a stunning location,Read More…

News: Pop-up Gin Club coming to Cardiff, Edinburgh and London

News: Pop-up Gin Club coming to Cardiff, Edinburgh and London

Pop-Up Gin Club UK Wide Tour Launching in Soho in London and then visiting Cardiff, Lidl will be bringing their Pop-Up Gin Club to Edinburgh. The Lidl House of Hortus will feature a sensory Botanical Garden, a Pink Gin Liqueur Lounge and a Spirits in the Sky bar. Tickets are FREERead More…

Food review: The Lantern Room, Edinburgh

Food review: The Lantern Room, Edinburgh

The Lantern Room – dining at the Courtyard Marriott hotel We had passed here many times before but this time we were in town for a show at the Edinburgh Playhouse, which is only just a few doors along… Outside, there’s a sizeable partially-covered and heated terrace looking onto theRead More…

News: Edinburgh Coffee Festival – 6th October

News: Edinburgh Coffee Festival – 6th October

Love coffee? Date for the diary 6th October for Edinburgh Coffee Festival Whether you are a coffee connoisseur, a casual coffee drinker or simply crazy about caffeine , a date for the diary is Saturday 6th October for Edinburgh Coffee Festival. Edinburgh Coffee Festival 2018 includes: • The World AeroPressRead More…

Eat your way through Sicily at Six by Nico

Eat your way through Sicily at Six by Nico

Eat Your Way Through Sicily at Six by Nico Restaurants Keeping true to his Italian roots, Chef Nico Simeone is bringing a taste of Sicily to Six by Nico as the latest theme is launched. No horses heads here instead memories of breath-taking landscape and food. The new six courseRead More…

German Dönner Kebab for Edinburgh and Glasgow

German Dönner Kebab for Edinburgh and Glasgow

German Doner Kebab to open Edinburgh and Glasgow venues First, it was burgers, then pizzas and now it seems it’s kebabs with German Döner Kebab opening up Edinburgh and Glasgow spots in the city. Already open in Dundee and in places such as Slough, Ealing and Coventry, German Döner KebabRead More…

News: Changes at Restaurant Mark Greenaway

News: Changes at Restaurant Mark Greenaway

Restaurant Mark Greenaway to close Restaurant Mark Greenaway, which recently celebrated its fifth birthday, is set to close this summer.  In a surprise piece of news owners, Mark Greenaway and Nicola Jack have announced that the restaurant will close at the end of September as they start work on aRead More…

Food Review: Taisteal, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Food Review: Taisteal, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

Taisteal, a varied journey Filling the void left by Field Grill in salubrious Stockbridge, their former chef, Gordon Craig, now goes it alone with a restaurant inspired by his love of travel – Taisteal translates as ‘(to) travel’ or ‘journey’ in Gaelic. He has a wealth of experience behind him, workingRead More…

Edinburgh Fringe visitors to view virtual Caledonian Sleeper

Edinburgh Fringe visitors to view virtual Caledonian Sleeper

Caledonian Sleeper virtual experience at Edinburgh Fringe The new fleet of Caledonian Sleeper trains will be on show with a special virtual reality event during the Fringe. A virtual reality portal will be located within Edinburgh Waverley Station for two days. The portal will allow visitors to see the futureRead More…

5 places to celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week

5 places to celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week

Celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week – 5 places to visit   Peacock Alley, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian Peacock Alley offers oodles of glamour in this former railway booking hall in Edinburgh’s west end. Food: Afternoon tea at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian Book here Waldorf Astoria EdinburghRead More…