Cafe 1505 The marvellous MJ and I tried to visit Cafe 1505 shortly after it opened back in August last year, but we were foiled by a full cafe, so we popped over the road for very good fare at the Festival Theatre Cafe. After a couple more false starts I finally popped in for …

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Dovecot by Leo’s It was a shame to see Stag Espresso move on to pastures new as I was a huge fan of their work, both at their various pop-ups and at their main base at the Dovecot Studios. It was good to see another favourite take over the space, though, in the shape of …

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Makar’s Gourmet Mash Bar Company Previously the brief home to a second branch of Porto & Fi, then a burger place, then the Crafters Barn, then the Makar’s Rest, the Makar’s Gourmet Mash Bar Company is winning no prizes for snappiest name to occupy this challenging North Bank Street location.Exterior I’d visited the Makar’s Rest …

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Brewdog

Brewdog I’ve written a wee bit about Brewdog previously when we rounded out a beer team night out here playing with their randall. I’d not previously visited for food though so corrected that today.Exterior The industrial interior has always felt quite narrow and cramped to me, but it was seen to best advantage today during …

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Lucky Pig at Paradise Palms I was sad when Ninja Buns finished their run at Paradise Palms, but word soon reached me that the kitchen was to be taken over by an outfit looking to showcase vegan and vegetarian food. Called Lucky Pig, I popped in to give their wares a try on a quiet …

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