Blythe’s Verdict As you may have gleaned for our reviews, I have a slight aversion to eating in restaurants that are too near to my abode, for one reason or another. Consequently, I’ve never previously visited La Bruschetta, the very popular Italian on Clifton Terrace. In the true spirit of “what did this place used …

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After a rather late Friday night (Saturday morning) finish, I was in need of restorative sustenance to aid my transition back to functioning humanity. It was rather lucky that I had an appointment with the ever lovely Yelpers, to sample some brunch items at The Roseleaf, in Leith.Cullen skink I used to work nearby, but …

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I’ve been meaning to try Turquoise Thistle, since it opened as part of Hotel Indigo, earlier this year. It’s a modern, stylish place, with a nice feel to it. Staff are welcoming and attentive, and the menu sounds fresh and intriguing.Interior I was joined today by regular quester, Jane, who has previously joined at Giuliano’s, …

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Zucca

It’s sometimes rather lovely to have your comfortable assumptions blown clean out of the water, of an evening. Tonight was such an occasion, as when I entered Zucca I had two views in my head that were about to be challenged: firstly, that The Bonham serves the best risotto in Edinburgh; and secondly, that Domenico’s …

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Jamie’s Italian launched with the re-opening of the Assembly Rooms, on George Street, a couple of months ago. It has been doing brisk service since then, and today was no exception. The prime lunchtime slots at 12:30 and 1pm were entirely booked up, but they had availability at 12:45pm, which suited us nicely.Exterior I was …

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