The best ‘proper’ pubs in Edinburgh (Part II)

We’re all for sequels – as long as they’re done properly. That’s why we’ve taken the time to make a follow-up list to last week’s guide to the best ‘proper’ pubs in Edinburgh. Strenuous research was undertaken; drinks were supped, atmosphere was absorbed, bar stools were roundly sat upon. So, incorporating your suggestions, here are …

Bars City Guides November 20, 2014

The best places to eat authentic sushi in Edinburgh

Cooked food is overrated… [Edinburgh has no shortage of quality sushi restaurants – picture: TSPL] Work is underway on a new Edinburgh branch of Japanese restaurant chain YO! Sushi, due to open on Princes Street next month. YO! played a big part in making the fishy foodstuff popular in the UK, but Edinburgh is already home …

5 of the best places for comfort food in Edinburgh

Two things Scotland’s known for is cold weather and hearty grub. Fortunately Edinburgh is brimming with places serving some of the best comfort food around. From eclectic burger menus to soups served in replica living rooms, there’s no shortage of options for those looking for no-nonsense, quality grub. Here are just five of the best… Mum’s At …

5 of the best places for vegetarian food in Edinburgh

Edinburgh offers an interesting array of choices for vegetarian diners. Laura Jeffrey picks out five of the best What’s the worst thing about being a vegetarian? Arriving at a restaurant and discovering that today you will not be choosing your meal but eating the only veggie offering on the menu, which, to make matters worse, …

5 best places to watch the Edinburgh Festival Fireworks

Marking the end of festival season with a spectacular bang is a long-held tradition in Edinburgh. But where is the best vantage point to view what’s billed as  as ‘the world’s biggest fireworks concert’? While everyone will differ on whether opera, comedy or cabaret provide the best entertainment during August, most of us can appreciate the awe-inspiring nature of …

Best ice cream in Edinburgh: 6 places to cool down with a cone

The Fringe is almost upon us and so far the weather has been in our favour. With all that running in the heat between venues, sometimes you need to cool down. And what better way to mark summer than an ice cream? Here’s our pick of the parlours in Edinburgh. Mary’s Milk Bar Residing in the …

City Guides July 29, 2014
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