I’d spotted the Broadsheet Bistro a few months ago and been quite intrigued by it. To escape the chill blast of a Friday wind I stepped inside their smart and accommodating premises.Exterior Their lunchtime deal of soup and a sandwich for £7.95 seemed to fit the bill so I ordered that. The soup was celeriac …

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ExteriorI’d popped in to the Water of Leith Bistro, a few months ago, after lunch at Nobles. After eating a rather delicious slice of cake that day, I’d made a mental note to come back for lunch. When Danielle, from Edinburgh Foody, suggested a lunch in the neighbourhood, it seemed like the perfect opportunity. The …

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When I graduated from university, many years ago, I came for a lunch with my mother and brother to Daniel’s Bistro, which used to occupy the premises that have recently been taken over by Bistro Provence. I’d visited on a few occasions since then, but hadn’t been for a while, so had missed the brief …

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Sometimes, I find myself overcome by cobwebs and in need of the satisfaction that can only be afforded by a full-blown assault on a restaurant’s menu.Exterior In this form, I found myself in Tollcross and somewhat at a loss as to where to go. I alighted upon Bisque, and although I’d heard about the place, …

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Main concourseA trip to the National Museum of Scotland, on Chambers Street, is always fun. I can still vividly remember trips there, in the early 1980s, when I first found out about the Wylam Dilly. It was nice to renew acquaintances, today. While the younger members of our party tore round the place with youthful …

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