Pie Dolly

Pie Dolly I had heard rumours of a new pie stall on the market circuit and was keen to inspect their wares. Sign After a failed attempt to catch them at Stockbridge I bumped into them unexpectedly at the Leith Market. Called Pie Dolly, their speciality is hot water crust pies in the traditional pork …

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Bridie Quest! On my previous visit to Forfar I had scandalously overlooked the charms of the local delicacy, the bridie. A happy convergence of circumstances took me to the Angus town once more so this time I wouldn’t be so foolish.McLaren’s A helpful comment on the site suggested that the two best places were McLaren’s …

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The Rosehip We’ll never quite reach complete coverage of all the eateries in Edinburgh, but it’s starting to feel like we’ve visited everywhere we’ve had on our list. That presents a very welcome opportunity to revisit places to see how they’ve developed since last we dined there. Exterior We originally visited The Rosehip for a …

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Castle View Restaurant Dining on Princes Street tends to be a mixed bag. Although I really enjoyed Restaurant 100, the BHS cafe was pretty horrific. Undaunted, I recently noticed that Debenham’s had a fourth floor “restaurant” which sounded intriguing. I popped in to give it a look.Interior The Castle View Restaurant was, as expected, a …

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Free Trade Inn I had heard tales of the Free Trade Inn, the legendary Craig David, and the excellent beer, so it was entirely joyous to find myself there as the first item of business on a weekend away to Newcastle.Craig David I was joined on the enterprise by Our Beer Man, Bob, Chris and …

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