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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Roundsquare On a bleary-eyed Monday morning, I had one of those conversations that would have made so much more sense if I’d been talking about the same thing as my genial interlocutor. The context was Roundsquare, a roastery based in Ayr, that I had no idea had opened a cafe in Morningside.Exterior Within hours of …

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The Hermitage Bar I’d heard some positive reports about The Hermitage Bar at Morningside station so took a little stroll up the road to give it a look.Exterior The place has been through a few different incarnations down the years. This feels like a very settled and smoothly running version. At lunchtime they offer a …

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Morningside Spice I’d long been of the understanding that one of the Indian restaurants in Morningside was absolutely first-rate, but could not remember which one it was. We’d visited the Clay Oven and various others in the past without hitting upon gold, so I suspected that the remaining place, Morningside Spice, was likely the home …

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Mia Morningside Blythe’s Verdict When Mia opened on Dalry Road, I wasn’t convinced it was going to stick. Not only was it next door to much-loved Italian Locanda de Gusti, but it was next to a parade of restaurants that I couldn’t see flourishing. In yet another case of “what would I know” Mia has …

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