Devoted readers will note that we’ve already reviewed Café Marlayne, almost exactly a year ago. That was, however, their Antigua Street branch, and given that the Thistle Street venue is quite a different experience, I thought it worthy of a separate review of its own.Exterior I was joined today, for a spot of early December …

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People occasionally ask me what the “K” in my “BKR” soubriquet stands for. If you asked me today, the answer would be “Ebeneezer” as I have a tale of Christmas humbug for you. Last year, we published a little guide to Christmas menus, and indeed included a section for those seeking to eschew the festivities. …

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Interior with soup cauldronI’ve been meaning to stop off for coffee in Brass & Copper, for some time. I’ve walked past it on my way to work, on numerous occasions, often thinking that it looked like a very smartly understated spot, and just the place to ease oneself in to a hectic day. Today was …

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After last week’s somewhat underwhelming trip to the National Gallery’s Scottish Cafe & Restaurant, I made a mental note to make sure to visit some of the other various gallery cafes, over the next wee while.Interior Accordingly, today we headed for the Dovecot Studios on Infirmary Street, to visit Stag Espresso, who run their onsite …

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Wolfits has been serving up daytime sustenance to Rose Street punters for many a year, dating back to the mid-1980s. It’s not a place I’ve ever visited in that time, which is slightly surprising. It seems to polarise opinions a little, so I was interested to see how I got on.Exterior I’ve been meaning to …

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