Dunstane Hotel I’d had the restaurant at the Dunstane Hotel on my radar for a while but hadn’t had an occasion to visit despite it being relatively near my family home. When I finally got around to it, I found the place in transition away from the fine dining of the Skerries to something entirely …

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Stenhouse Takeaway I was done-in after a day legging around the city doing all sorts of whatnots so couldn’t face tasks more complex than navigating a takeaway menu come tea-time.Burger and chip roll After the usual period of indecision I compromised with a chippy and pizza combo. I chose the Stenhouse Takeaway to fulfil my …

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Cafe Presko I’d been given a tip that Cafe Presko on Gorgie Road was worth a look so popped in to check it out on a drizzly Saturday morning.Interior It’s certainly eye-catching with day-glo orange, pink and green to the fore of the outside and interior. It felt vibrant and fresh which isn’t something that …

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Gourmet Burger Kitchen With the upcoming arrival of Five Guys in Edinburgh’s city centre, it occurred to me that I should perhaps get in some early practice for that eagerly anticipated visit. Regular readers will remember that we did a little featurette on all of the Glasgow “burger corner” places back at the start of …

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Pasha Pide House On a lazy Saturday evening, I rifled through the local delivery options and eventually settled upon one which was new to me. Called Pasha Pide House, it seemed to offer some classic Turkish dishes like proper boaty-shaped Turkish pizza and lahmacun – the spiced lamb topped flatbread.Told you it wasn’t bonnie I …

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