Alfresco Taste of Italy in Heart of Edinburgh Menabrea beer and Contini launch pop-up terrace bar in heart of Edinburgh – Menabrea with Contain Those looking for the most authentic Italian experience of the Edinburgh Festival are in for a treat this August, as Piedmontese beer, Menabrea, teams up with long-established restaurateurs Victor and Carina…

Edinburgh welcomed an elegant new wine bar last week with the unveiling of il Calice at 4 Picardy Place. The ground floor bar, now open to the public, is the first stage in the renovation of the listed Georgian townhouse. Serving an exclusive selection of wines, sourced by wine-importer owners father and son Ronnie and…

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society unveils Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar at its 28 Queen Street venue following massive makeover Whisky fans in Edinburgh and visiting single malt lovers from all over the world are in for a treat this August with the news that The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) has launched Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar, as…

Contini Cannonball Restaurant and Bar are hosting Glengoyne Whisky Supper during the month of August in their beautiful restaurant right next to Edinburgh Castle on The Royal Mile. The whisky supper is the perfect introduction to Scotland’s national drink and not only do you get to enjoy a delicious 2 course meal, you will meet…

A restaurant in the Highlands has beaten eateries across the country to be named the Regional Winner for Scotland in the Good Food Guide Local Restaurant of the Year Awards. The Whitehouse Restaurant, in Lochaline has been nominated by its customers to be the top local choice in Scotland, despite its remote location. The Whitehouse…

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…

New look and new menu at 63 Tay Street Chef Graeme Pallister updates his offering in Perth. 63 Tay Street in Perth last week revealed a new menu concept and redecorated interior. The new a la carte menu introduces a casual dining concept to the 2 AA-award winning restaurant. Chef proprietor Graeme Pallister commented: “We…

The Three Sisters Bake officially start the race to find Scotland’s finest bakers for the first ever North Berwick Cake Off competition at North Berwick Fabulous Food Festival. Taking place at the inaugural Fabulous Food Fest in North Berwick this August, the Friday 29th July deadline for Cake Off applicants is fast approaching. Accomplished bakers,…

If you are looking for somewhere new to dine in Edinburgh during the Edinburgh Festival then check out Dram & Smoke Edinburgh Festival pop up. Following numerous sell out London projects, Dram & Smoke is heading north of the border for The Edinburgh Festival Fringe; taking over a former Biscuit Factory for all of August. Dishes…