It’s easy to wander past Twenty Princes Street (we almost did!) as it’s tucked away inside the Hotel Indigo which itself has quite an unassuming entrance.  Climbing the stairs, it feels like you shouldn’t be there but following the signs to Twenty Princes street you soon hear the reassuring noise of a restaurant in full…

The Kilted Lobster restaurant in Edinburgh has today been shortlisted for the 2017 Seafood Restaurant of the Year competition. The award, presented by Seafish and The Caterer, is designed to find the best restaurants cooking and serving delicious seafood dishes. Launched in 2015, the competition assesses restaurants on the quality of the seafood dishes they…

We were let into one of Edinburgh’s best-kept secrets when we visited La Petite Mort in Tollcross.   Tucked away behind Bennet’s bar, just next to the King’s Theatre, this atmospheric restaurant oozes theatrical drama as we approach.  The muted grey walls and ornate wood bar (from a ship apparently) can be seen past the flickering…

The team behind the much-loved Dishoom restaurants is delighted to announce that they will open in Edinburgh this winter, creating 100 new jobs in the city. This will be Dishoom’s first location outside London, opening at 3a St Andrew Square in late 2016. The 100 jobs created for Edinburgh will include openings for chefs, front…

The Spanish Butcher to open in Glasgow Independent restaurant group, Rusk & Rusk, are set to introduce their latest concept to Glasgow’s Merchant City this November when they open The Spanish Butcher at 80 Miller Street. The Spanish Butcher will be the third addition to the groups growing portfolio, with award winning venues including Hutchesons…

A second Chop House bar and butchery will open this July at the The Arches on East Market Street in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Operated by The Compass Group, the new Chop House site will be a continuation of the brand that successfully launched last September in Leith. Open 7 days a week, Chop House will…

Review: The Basement, Edinburgh Restaurants tend to come and go on Broughton Street but The Basement is one that has stood the test of time. As its name suggests this authentic Mexican-style restaurant is located downstairs in “the basement” of 10a-12a Broughton Street, Edinburgh. Recently refurbished and with a revamped menu, we were keen to…

New restaurant Norn takes the reins at old Plumed Horse Chef Scott Smith, a protégé of Michelin-starred Geoffrey Smeddle, owner of The Peat Inn, is taking over the site of The Plumed Horse on Henderson Street in Edinburgh’s culinary neighbourhood, Leith with an exciting new restaurant venture – Norn. The 36 cover restaurant, which is…