Here’s our list of our favourite top six meals enjoyed on our travels in Scotland in 2016: They are in no particular order except for Ullinish Lodge which was our best meal of 2016. (1) Ullinish Lodge – Isle of Skye – with Chef Calum Montgomery We enjoyed a fantastic 7-course feast in October at…

The new Wahaca Edinburgh Restaurant Edinburgh has seen so many hotly anticipated new restaurants springing up in 2016 and in October Wahacca opened its doors on South St Andrews Street.  Wahacca was created by Thomosina Mires of Masterchef fame and it specialises in Mexican Market and Street Food.  Feedback from their restaurants down south has always…

Edinburgh’s traditional “old man” pubs are fast disappearing, and the latest casualty is Mathers Bar at number 25 Broughton Street.   The good news is that the new owners have a proven track record including the creation of the trendy Jeremiah’s Taproom from the Elm Bar just around the corner.  The Empress is the result…

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…

Dinner Bed and Breakfast at Aultbea Hotel on the North Coast 500. The Aultbea Hotel was the second last stop on our North Coast 500 tour and the biggest surprise.  We were greeted by a stunning sunset over Loch Ewe and by the equally lovely Ballal who together with his partner Robin bought the hotel…

Lunch at The Mustard Seed in Inverness Our North Coast 500 road trip started off in beautiful Inverness and we were invited by the family owned Mustard Seed restaurant to come along and sample their popular lunch menu. Situated on the banks of the River Ness, this former church was bustling with happy diners on a…