The Shore

The Shore On a quiet Wednesday evening I felt the need for a Leith expedition so headed to the Shore for dinner at The Shore.Exterior Part of the chain that includes the two Fishers restaurants, one of which is just next door, it’s a place I’ve visited for drinks and Sunday jazz at various points …

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Nordic Affar With snow starting to fall, it seemed like a decent opportunity to pay Nordic Affar, near the top of Leith Walk, a visit.Exterior The place had previously opened as a specialist purveyor of Scandinavian ingredients, presumably seeking to support our insatiable desire for hygge or lagom or the latest poorly understood term of …

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Santosa

Santosa Leith is a great place for diverse and wondrous places. I’d heard about Santosa, a yoga centre, shop and cafe on Albert Street and had been meaning to visit for a while. After another of my aimless wanders I alighted upon it and decided to give it a go.Exterior Given it was January it …

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The Bakers Arms – SADLY NOW CLOSED After years of slowly descending towards the bottom of the Indian restaurant pile, the Raj finally gave up the gosht a couple of years ago, although it has emerged phoenix-like from the ashes in Blackhall. Following it in the spacious premises at the end of The Shore came …

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The Percy

The Percy MJ’s Verdict What a lovely surprise it was to step out of the cold and into the Percy down at the bottom of Easter Road. Having lived a short walk away for several years now, I had never ventured in, but on this brisk December day, Blythe and I popped in for a …

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