Haggis ballsWhere the Raj plied its trade for many years, Agoon Pani recently took up residence. On an evening of changeable fortunes, both with the weather and otherwise, I popped in for a visit. It’s much the same layout as before, but they’ve made a good attempt to spruce up the place. The menu, too, …

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Shezan

ExteriorI’d looked on in slight bemusement for many years as the Shezan, established in the year of my birth, kept accruing rewards as one of Scotland’s finest places for Indian cuisine. I’d visited twice in the days before Lunchquest and been thoroughly underwhelmed, but assumed the various refurbs down the years had been matched by …

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I preferred this duck to all the owlsIt sometimes takes us a while to make good on commitments to revisit places, but we usually get there in the end and such was the case with our trip to Credo. We’d popped in during their first few weeks of business, many moons ago, and been thoroughly …

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BeerOur Beer Man’s Verdict There have been a few closures in Leith in recent months, so it’s pleasing to see that disappointing trend reverse with an opening. Cocktail lounge Bond No9 on Commercial Street was one of the casualties, moving to Picardy Place after a dispute with the head tenant. However, Wolf + Water has …

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ExteriorLovecrumbs has been a major success story since they opened their doors, a few years back. It has grown to be one of our premier cake purveyors and they make a damn fine cup of coffee, too. It came as no surprise to hear of plans for a second shop. However, the decision for the …

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