Iman’s is the regular Indian restaurant of choice for a number of folks that I know. Indeed, last time I caught up with my tie man, www.tieclub.co.uk‘s Phil, he gave me an impassioned account of how Iman’s was, in fact, better than Mithas.Exterior I was joined, this evening, but a dazzling array of folks, including …

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Newly opened where Mezz Bar once was, the Bellevue Bar is aiming to showcase good beer and good food, in a modern pub atmosphere. It retains much of the physical layout of the previous place, and there’s still a heavy emphasis on wood, but it has elevated itself a peg or two to exude understated …

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One of the great benefits of our training for long charity walks has been that we’ve had a good opportunity to survey all the restaurant comings and goings across Edinburgh, and come across many spots that we hadn’t particularly heard about. One such place we spotted on our travels was the Nira Caledonia, a boutique …

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Soup from The PantryDecember started with a little rant about Christmas menus. There were a couple of pretty mediocre trips to Italians La Partenope and Locanda de Gusti, which was a shame. Stag Espresso at Dovecot Studios was a complete triumph. They rounded out the number of “exceptional” soups to fourteen, and served excellent coffee, …

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Salmon from Brasserie de LuxeNovember was our first month where we posted a review every day, which was no small feat. We had a lovely dim sum meal at Stack, which is a great wee place, on Dalmeny Street. We also had excellent repeat visits to Mithas and to the Purslane, the latter for their …

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