Thyme at Errichel We recently spent a lovely bank holiday weekend near Aberfeldy in Perthshire and decided to book Thyme at Errichel for dinner on the Saturday evening.  This restaurant is located in the roundhouse on a family run hill farm and has stunning views of the surrounding countryside.  The building itself was clearly a labour of…

Raymond’s brother and girlfriend were visiting Edinburgh for the weekend and they both love Thai food so it was the ideal opportunity to try a different Edinburgh Thai restaurant from our usual suspects.  On their last two visits we dined at Port of Siam and also Chaophraya, so we had high expectations that Time for Thai would…

We were visiting Highland Perthshire for the May bank holiday weekend and put out a call on twitter for things to do and places to eat.  Our friends @northhop suggested Glen Lyon as there was a “fab wee tea room” there, and also Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters. After a couple of drams beside a roaring fire…

Chez Roux Restaurant at Rocpool Reserve – Inverness On a recent visit to Inverness, we decided to treat ourselves to dinner at Chez Roux Restaurant at Rocpool Reserve Hotel.  We booked a table for 8 although you do have to allow an additional half an hour for canapés (complimentary) and drinks before dining.  The entrance…

  The Mountain Café in Aviemore is so popular that customers queue down the stairs and out onto the street!    Have you not tried it yet? Until a few weeks ago, our answer to that question had always been  “Not Yet!” as we were always dashing north or south and never had time to stop. This trip was slightly different…

We were most excited when an invitation arrived in our inbox for a Gastro evening at The Dunstane to launch their new menus and to introduce their brand new chef Paul Hood. The Dunstane The Dunstane’s restaurant, Skerries was on our list to visit in 2015 so we were really keen to go along and…

The number of times we have sailed past the door of Suburban Pantry on the number 43 bus heading into town for something to eat is really quite embarrassing.  Each time we always look into the welcoming restaurant and remark that we really should pop in for dinner one night. A few weeks ago we were looking for somewhere special to…