Red Fort I had a question from a regular reader in connection with whether Red Fort on Drummond Street was still open for their much valued lunchtime buffet. I couldn’t immediately work out the answer so I pledged to go and investigate.Exterior Although aware of their lunchtime deal (£7.95 for me/£6.95 for students), it wasn’t …

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Greyfriars Dan’s Verdict I suggested meeting Lunchquest at Greyfriars café, a place that I had noticed had recently opened next door to my regular lunchtime café of choice, the soup heaven that is Union of Genius. Dan’s all-day breakfast Greyfriars looked smart from the outside but from a quick look at the menu in the …

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Ransacked Black Oven I had heard some mixed reports about Ransacked Black Oven – most notably from Gaby Soutar in the Scotsman – but decided to give it a look as it was very close by and I was hobbling significantly following a drunken stair slip the night before.Exterior Taking over where Wildmanwood lost direction …

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St Andrews Brewing Co I’d had a rather mixed time at the Potting Shed over the course of a few visits, so I wasn’t particularly saddened by its demise. In its place comes the St Andrews Brewing Co. Having been given a thorough drenching from the inclement weather I was glad to pop in for …

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West Port Coffee I was sad when Cafe Bleu closed on West Port but owner Alex has subsequently appeared in a couple of other places ensuring his talents remain in the city.Exterior Taking over the site is a smart little place called West Port Coffee. I’d popped in briefly previously and established that it is …

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