Chop House in Edinburgh has a well-deserved reputation for excellent steaks.  They work closely with their suppliers to make sure you get the best quality beef possible.  Next, their in-house dry-aging process keeps the meat at exactly the right temperature.  Time and charcoal grilling takes care of everything else. You can find a Chop House…

Hawksmoor arrives in Edinburgh For months we were all wondering what was going on behind the billboards at the old bank building in St Andrew’s Square.  Lots of shiny new restaurants had already moved into the area so we were intrigued to find out what was going on at number 42.  Lateral City Apartments announced…

Chop House – Bruntsfield Hands up who’s fancied Sunday lunch, but never been sure where to go to get the best one?   It’s so difficult to choose as getting it wrong can be an expensive mistake and lead to disappointment all round.  Rock hard Yorkies, insipid gravy and soggy veg don’t make for the…

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 Perfect Steak! This month we were invited along to Edinburgh New Town Cookery School to take part in their Thermapen “Cook the Perfect Steak” workshop and enjoyed an evening of cooking and eating the very best Scottish Beef.    It seems that steak is the most commonly cooked dish on Valentine’s day so if you’re…

Steak and a Shake for £10 at No 8 Lister Square The new Quartermile district in Edinburgh has been a bit of a mystery to us with modern apartments springing up amid the Victorian buildings of the old Edinburgh Royal. We love how the architects have blended striking glass towers with Edinburgh’s old traditional stonework.…

One of Scotland’s best-loved farm shops, Balgove Larder has reopened their famous Steak Barn, after completing a major refurbishment. Opening in time for summer, this year marks the fifth year that the Steak Barn has been open and customers can enjoy the new covered veranda and bar area. Behind the scenes, improvements have also been…

Christmas came early for us recently as we were invited to try out Kyloe’s festive menu.  We were last here in May for a birthday celebration and are always impressed by the organised service and quality of food that emerges from the compact kitchen that also caters for the Huxley below.  We arrived on a…