The Persevere Although I’ve been living on Easter Road for over a year, I haven’t made much of a habit of attending its many pubs, bars and drinking establishments. But when a sign went up in the window of The Persevere proclaiming a two-course lunch for £7.95 I felt compelled to give it a go.Exterior …

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Ough! Bagels As you may have seen on the first episode of BBC2’s Million Pound Menu, a few weeks back, Shrimpwreck has gone from strength to strength since they started out trading at the now defunct Platform 2 Market in Waverley back in early 2016.Exterior Aside from regularly trading at multiple events across the central …

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The White Lady My brother Grant is a big fan of Spoons so when he suggested a cheap and cheerful pie n pint I thought I’d oblige by suggesting the White Lady. This is a Spoons at the heart of Corstorphine, on St John’s Road, and not too far from Grant’s abode.Exterior Corstorphine has a …

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The Barony Bar I’m a consistent bemoaner of the lack of good pub grub options in the city. I had a good recent experience in the St Andrews Brewing Co, but that was still beset by casseroles with lids being called pies. I’d heard good reports of the Barony Bar’s scran so popped in to …

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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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