Pibroch I visited Pibroch with my pal ABS a couple of months the back and we were rather underwhelmed. The food was just a bit flat and the pricetag was rather high for lunchtime. I fed back to the management who responded positively and took the step of adding a rather better value lunch menu.Exterior …

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Carnivore When the Gilded Balloon burned down all those years ago, it highlighted just how massive and labyrinthine some on the buildings that are founded on the Cowgate and scrape the sky on South Bridge truly are.Exterior Taking over one such monster come two new eateries with a hotel apartment complex sandwiches in between. At …

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St Andrew’s Brewery Company The takeover of the unloved former Potting Shed at Potterrow by St Andrew’s Brewing had completely passed me by until Blythe reviewed its food in April.Exterior I made a mental note to visit once it had settled down – so, a couple of months later, popped in on a sunny midweek …

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Dodi’s I regularly lament the lack of good pie options on menus across the city. When I spotted Dodi’s, sister cafe to Coffee Mavi which is just next door, proclaiming a pie and mash focussed menu I made it my business to visit as soon as the opportunity presented itself.Exterior As with next door, which …

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Red Fort I had a question from a regular reader in connection with whether Red Fort on Drummond Street was still open for their much valued lunchtime buffet. I couldn’t immediately work out the answer so I pledged to go and investigate.Exterior Although aware of their lunchtime deal (£7.95 for me/£6.95 for students), it wasn’t …

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