Broughton Street has always had its own sense of eclectic style, and its restaurants are no exception.  There is something for everyone here from fun in the Basement to a romantic tasting menu in Seasons.  If you fancy a bit of both, then look no further than Le Roi Fou on Forth Street.  The former…

Seasons – A different way to dine in Edinburgh We were looking forward to our visit to Seasons, hoping that their Scandi-Scottish approach came close to some of the exciting dishes we ate on our visit to Copenhagen last year.  The decor is simple with candles dotted about the wooden tables, and you catch a…

ROAST – The Sunday roast menu has arrived. According to Wikipedia, the Sunday roast is a traditional British main meal, typically served on Sunday (hence the name), consisting of roasted meat, roast potato, and accompaniments such as Yorkshire pudding, stuffing, vegetables, and gravy.  Now that sounds quite a simple concept you would think, but we’ve struggled…

 Dinner at The Etive Restaurant Blue skies and sunshine were promised for Valentine’s weekend so we did some last minute planning for a road trip West.  We enjoyed an overnight stay at The Ranald Hotel in bustling Oban on Friday night and a hearty dinner at Coast restaurant.  The next day we set sail on…

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.…