After a joyous hour or two discussing the merits of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth, I was in need of substantial sustenance, not least in an attempt to chase away an incipient cold. Accordingly, I headed for Le Sept, in the hope that some rustic French cuisine would hit the spot.Interior Le Sept is really a …

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This week has been rather strange. While I should have been having a relaxing time and eating lots of lovely food in preparation for our walk along the Thames, on Saturday, instead I’ve been in the pub the whole time, and been missing meals left, right and centre.Exterior Today, I tried to put things back …

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I’ve been tempted to pop in to Zenobia on quite a few occasions, recently, and today proved to be the day when I managed to cross the threshold.Exterior It’s regularly very busy, and seems to attract a very diverse clientele: young and old; locals and tourists; and a good number of folks who would call …

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Three Birds has taken over the space on Viewforth previously occupied by Le Mouton Noir. I was rather sad to see that place go, as it had served me a rather good skirt steak, a few months ago. But change is one of those inevitable things, so on with the show.My little table array Today, …

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Zucca

It’s sometimes rather lovely to have your comfortable assumptions blown clean out of the water, of an evening. Tonight was such an occasion, as when I entered Zucca I had two views in my head that were about to be challenged: firstly, that The Bonham serves the best risotto in Edinburgh; and secondly, that Domenico’s …

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