Tucked away on the corner of Montgomery Street and West Montgomery Place is Café Renroc, a bright and stylish little café bar. With beautiful cornicing and a chic blend of dark floors, white walls and light wood tables, it’s a perfect little summer hangout spot, and truly one of the bonniest wee places in the …

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Thankfully, I’m now over my phase of running towards Indian restaurants on warm, sunny days. It did serve its purpose, though, as I did very much enjoy our visits to the Dhabba and the Spice Pavilion. But I digress.Interior Today, I headed for Broughton Street for lunch with my friend, Gerry. We chose the Olive …

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With Edinburgh firmly in the throes of festival reverie, it was rather nice to find a lovely, new place to visit, today. What’s more the place in question is right across from my office, so has a good chance of becoming a regular haunt.Exterior From the folks behind Thistle Street’s excellent Bon Vivant comes Pep …

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Over the years, the Newsroom has gone through various incarnations, and has periodically been the place of choice for Friday evening post-work drinks, given its proximity to my office. However, it’s a wee while since I paid it a visit. Today, which marks the start of Edinburgh’s month of festival hilarity, seemed like a good …

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Today was rather sunny and warm, so when lunchtime arrived, a little later than planned, I decided to take a wee stroll and find somewhere new to try. I headed in a Leithward direction, and soon alighted upon CJ’s Takeaway, on Brunswick Street.Exterior The place is tiny and rather unassuming. There’s space for one little …

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