The Howff My travels took me to the little seaside haven of Port Seton on a crisply sunny Tuesday. I wasn’t sure quite what to expect from the place but I was pleased to find quite a few options for what I might shovel faceward.Exterior I settled upon a compact little cafe called The Howff …

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The Market Pub An unexpected turn of events took me to Chesterfield on a chill Wednesday evening. With an hour or two to spare before my train back to Edinburgh arrived, I wandered through the town, admired the famously crooked spire, then took up station at the Market Pub on New Square.Exterior A pub in …

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Westgate Farm

Westgate Farm After an afternoon of considering potential future abodes, the attention of my brother Grant and I turned to dining. In these parts, the west of the city, the opening of Westgate Farm, a Farmhouse Inn, on South Gyle Broadway, has caused a ripple of excitement. We went to investigate.Farmhouse medley This wasn’t my …

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Pie Not Bistro I regularly lament the lack of good pies on Edinburgh eatery menus so was very pleased to hear of the arrival of Pie Not Bistro. It builds on the success of their regularly appearing pie stalls at various markets. Exterior I was less pleased to hear of their location on Comiston Road …

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Rose Street Cafe I initially figured that my naming and shaming of the Rose Street Cafe on Twitter, following my disastrous visit there the other night was enough, but my brain has been itching to share a fuller account of the horror so here it is. Having taken over the premises that I think were …

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