No1 Kebab used to be a regular stop off place for me on a Friday night, for post-pub grub following in-depth discussions of matters to state to conclude the working week.Exterior I’m less in the habit of Friday night drinking, these days, but do occasionally swing past after an evening out, on the rare occasions …

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I’d paid Hernandez & Co a flying visit, the other week, and I’d been mightily charmed by their selection of Spanish treats, as well as with the extremely warm and friendly welcome. At the time, I made a mental note, and a Twitter avowal, to return, not least to try their soup.Exterior Fortunately, I had …

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Blythe’s Verdict The weather was thoroughly miserable, as we made our way from early evening drinks at Whigham’s, including a nice catch up with Total Food Geek Georgia, towards our chosen destination for some much needed sustenance. Pizza Siciliana It was the second time I’d been mildly drenched, that day, as I’d experienced similarly inclement …

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For many years, 26 to be precise, The Cavalry Club has ruled the roost as one of Edinburgh’s premier Indian dining spots. Mithas now stands alone atop the mountain of Indian greatness, but The Cavalry Club retains a sense of “old money” grandeur.Rainy exterior This evening was my first visit since it popped over the …

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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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