Borkonyha The centrepiece of my last full day in Budapest was a trip to one Michelin starred Borkonyha Wine Kitchen, just of Deak Ferenc Ter. It was 33° outside so I was glad to be seated in their airy main dining space which had an agreeable buzzing informality about it. I was brought a menu …

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Toast

Toast In the early days of Lunchquest we put a fair amount of stock in visiting places early – hopefully scooping others to have the first review of a place, for example – but that has become less and less of a thing as time has gone on.Exterior I remember being in Forage & Chatter …

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Cowan & Sons I visited Maxi’s on Raeburn Place a while back and was impressed. It continues to be a very popular spot with the Stockbridge daytime crowd.Exterior signage It has recently undergone a refurb and rebrand. It is now trading as Cowan and Sons although it remains in the same ownership as before. The …

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The Fat Pony I’ve been a big fan of The Dogs for many a year so it was splendid news to hear that owner David Ramsden had secured another premises after a fair old time looking for a second site.Exterior Of course, The Dogs empire once extended to four places before a retrenchment was followed …

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Clark & Lake Sometimes it’s good to let places bed-in but often it’s better to shine a light on a place and caveat any minor teething troubles accordingly. I thought it best to approach Clark & Lake with the latter approach. It’s new to Bruntsfield where the disappointing Frontier unsurprisingly foundered.Exterior Clark & Lake is …

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