En Route 6, En Croute There are some sweeping journeys across mountain and prairie on the Lothian Buses routes. Then there are some real little oddities. The route 6 is firmly in the latter. I think it must be the shortest terminus to terminus route, starting as it does at the Parliament and terminating on …

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En Route 19, En Croute The 19 route starts at King’s Road where you’re in sight of Portobello beach and the likes of Breadshare and Dream & Season. It snakes its way back towards town through Craigentinny, following the route of the 21 and 49, and passing the Yum Yum takeaway, Dino’s and May Sum.Dim …

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En Route 7, En Croute Lucky number 7 starts at the Royal Infirmary before daringly taking you deep into the heart of Gilmerton before heading on its route towards the city centre. It follows the 49 route up the Old Dalkeith Road before turning off at Moredun. It picks up the route of the 18 …

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En Route 31, En Croute The 31 starts at Polton and quickly picks up the same route as the 49 to Bonnyrigg. I’d missed the Royal Oak, The Chase and Beetroot Bar & Grill on my previous trip along this route. In Bonnyrigg, I saw the Baguette Bar, the Anvil Inn, and Gloria’s chippy, as …

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En Route 49, En Croute The route 49 starts at Fort Kinnaird then heads through Duddingston towards Portobello High Street along the route of the 21. At King’s Road you pass the Breadshare bakery then peels off down Wakefield Avenue towards Craigentinny. You soon encounter Dino’s, Yum Yum and Maysum. Then it’s onwards along Craigentinny …

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