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Scottish Restaurant Reviews

Scotrail’s Summer Steam Train Trips

Throughout August and September, ScotRail are running Summer Steam Train Trips from Edinburgh Waverley to Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders.  We turned back the clock on Sunday and let engine No 46100 Royal Scot take the strain as it puffed its way through the glorious Borders countryside.  We enjoyed a hearty breakfast on the way, […]

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Festival Dining: Dram and Smoke Pop up at the Biscuit Factory

London based Dram and Smoke have popped up in the Biscuit Factory in Leith for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.   The idea is a simple one where a disused building is transformed into a hip and happening restaurant for a few weeks.  For a fixed price of £40 per person you get a welcome cocktail, the […]

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Festival Dining: Cannonball Glengoyne Whisky Supper

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 […]

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Ziggy’s in St Andrews.

St Andrews isn’t our usual stomping ground but when the opportunity to try one of the towns longest standing family owned and run restaurants came along we jumped at the chance. Ziggy’s has been a permanent fixture in the town centre for over 30 years attracting students and locals alike for its American grill classics […]

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Review: Badger & Co. Edinburgh

Boys Eat Scotland review of  Badger & Co. Edinburgh When we were invited to try out Badger & Co. we immediately thought cocktails! Hurrah! Little did we know that there was more to Mr Badger than an inventive cocktail or two – he also has a food menu that shakes up a few classics and […]

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Dinner at The Queens Arms, Edinburgh

Boys Eat Scotland review of Dinner at The Queens Arms The Queens Arms reaches out to you from its basement location on Frederick Street and you can’t help being drawn in to this most welcoming pub that was packed with a lively mixture of locals and visitors when we arrived for dinner a week or […]

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Loch Melfort Hotel Review – Argyll

A fabulous weekend at Loch Melfort Hotel on the West coast of Scotland After a busy couple of weeks at work, we were looking forward to recharging our batteries at Loch Melfort Hotel near Oban. We had a few important decisions to make before arriving – should we go via the Rest and be Thankful […]

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Victoria’s Restaurant – Pitlochry

Lunch at Victoria’s in Pitlochry After enjoying a fabulous stay at the Old Mill Inn, we were looking forward to trying out their sister-restaurant for a lunchtime treat. Victoria’s Restaurant occupies a lovely corner on the street and you can enjoy a hearty breakfast, a leisurely lunch, coffee and a cake or a romantic dinner. […]

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The Old Mill Inn – Pitlochry

The Old Mill Inn in Pitlochry was recently voted Inn of the Year in the Scottish Hotel Awards so we went along recently to see what all the fuss was about. During the week, when we told friends we were off to The Old Mill Inn for the night, there was unanimous love for the […]

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Sunday Lunch at The Honours – Glasgow

Sunday Lunch at The Honours – Glasgow We have enjoyed the food at Martin Wishart’s Edinburgh Honours restaurant a couple of times in the past so an invitation to try out the The Honours at Malmaison’s new Sunday Lunch offering in Glasgow wasn’t to be missed.  Malmaison hotels are always situated in interesting buildings and […]

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