Food review: The Shore, Penzance

Food review: The Shore, Penzance

From the sea to The Shore Thankfully we didn’t encounter any pirates on our brief sojourn in Penzance and we didn’t have to walk the plank to get a table at The Shore Restaurant as part of our Foodiemoon either but you absolutely must book ahead because there’s only aRead More…

Food Review: Borough, Leith

Food Review: Borough, Leith

Putting the Borough back into Edinburgh Following the abrupt departure of chef-patron Scott Smith from Norn, ‘Borough’ (not ‘Burgh’) fills the space vacated by that rather splendid restaurant (and before that, the Michelin-starred Plumed Horse was of course here too). It didn’t take long for ex-Norn head chef Darren Murray to open thisRead More…

Osteria Francescana voted best restaurant in the world!

Osteria Francescana voted best restaurant in the world!

Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana wins for the second time A humble-looking restaurant in the Italian city of Modena in the heart of the Italian gastronomic region of Emilia-Romagna, has ousted New York City’s Eleven Madison Park from the top spot in the restaurant industry’s most prestigious award, The World’s 50 Best,Read More…

Food review: Six by Nico Edinburgh

Food review: Six by Nico Edinburgh

Six by Nico Edinburgh, not your usual chippie 111 by Nico in Glasgow’s Kelvinside is a family favourite where we’ve eaten numerous times. The head chef Nico Nico Simeone then opened Six by Nico, a more conceptual restaurant with theme-based menus in Finnieston (of course it had to be Finnieston!)Read More…

Food Review: Sunday Lunch at The Pompadour, Edinburgh

Food Review: Sunday Lunch at The Pompadour, Edinburgh

Pomp my Sunday lunch! Opulent surroundings and great food are on offer most days of the week in Edinburgh but has there ever been a “Fine Dining” Sunday lunch?  We don’t think so and that is what you will get at The Pompadour by Galvin, the flagship restaurant at theRead More…

News: New Chef on the menu at One Devonshire Gardens

News: New Chef on the menu at One Devonshire Gardens

New Head Chef Gary Townsend Glasgow’s iconic One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin is well-known for service and style.  The 3AA Rosette restaurant is looking to push forward their offering with new Head Chef Gary Townsend. Gary is highly ambitious with over 16 years of experience which he gained at Cameron House,Read More…

Food Review: Moness Resort, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

Food Review: Moness Resort, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

Fine dining in the heart of Perthshire Mr Foodie and I had a night away at Moness Resort to sample their food and get out of the city for some well-deserved fresh air. Resort Overview Moness Resort sits on the outskirts of Aberfeldy which is very easy to get to from the A9Read More…

Restaurant feature: Castle Terrace, 33/35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL

Restaurant feature: Castle Terrace, 33/35 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL

Michelin Standard Food at Castle Terrace Restaurant Mrs Foodie was invited to a bloggers lunch at Castle Terrace restaurant in Edinburgh to show off their recent refurbishment. Sitting beside Danielle, formerly of Edinburgh Foody fame, Olivia from OH Taste! and Nadine from Eating Edinburgh, this was my first visit sinceRead More…

Restaurant review: Norn, 50-54 Henderson Street, Edinburgh

Restaurant review: Norn, 50-54 Henderson Street, Edinburgh

The most impressive new restaurant in Scotland! Years ago we remember camping beside Loch Ken and discovering that only a few miles down the road in the village of Crossmichael was a Michelin-starred restaurant. At that time we didn’t have the cash for such exquisite food and so dinner amountedRead More…

Restaurant Review: Chihana, 84 Minamigawa, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Restaurant Review: Chihana, 84 Minamigawa, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

Three Michelin Star dining in Kyoto Kyoto in Japan has an abundance of Michelin star dining so we were spoiled for choice, typically though, as a foreigner you can’t book online so reservations are best made through your place of accommodation. We had drawn up a list of restaurants toRead More…