Crolla’s Italian Kitchen It was time to face the music and account for my expenditure on travels to my financial adviser. His offices are in Musselburgh so I took the opportunity for a fortifying lunch at nearby Crolla’s Italian Kitchen ahead of the meeting. Set in the smart courtyard of Eskmills business park, Crolla’s blends …

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Harvest It had been an age since I’d been in Musselburgh so when I stepped off the bus on a slightly damp Wednesday, I was pleased to be presented with a very acceptable looking breakfast option on the High Street. Called Harvest, it made mention of offering various healthy options but with #sausagequest in mind …

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The Mercat Grill Easter Monday, the sun in the sky and a day to spare before the return to workaday weeds. What to do? With regular guest quester Iain at the helm we set sail for East Lothian.Exterior Our aim was to give the Mercat Grill in Whitecraig a go, although we were prepared for …

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Staggs

Our Beer Man’s Verdict ExteriorThe Volunteer Arms in Musselburgh – more commonly known as Staggs – is a legendary pub which has clocked up countless CAMRA accolades. Tucked just behind the main thoroughfare in the East Lothian town, it’s a timeless establishment – seemingly untroubled by fads or trends – which feels like it has …

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Caprice

MJ’s Verdict After a day spent losing a bit of money betting on the ponies at Musselborough (but to be fair, I learned a lot and I was REALLY good at choosing ponies that were just out of the money) we didn’t fancy waiting to shove onto the buses to get back into Edinburgh with …

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