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Gardener’s Cottage chefs open new restaurant in Leith

THE team behind a popular Capital restaurant once dubbed “exceptional” by legendary food critic AA Gill are to open a new eatery.

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Ed and Dale of Quay Commons, Leith.

Picture:  Stewart Attwood

Hip Edinburgh eatery set to launch new Leith premises

EDINBURGH restaurant, Gardener’s Cottage, is expanding with the launch of a new premises – Quay Commons – in Leith.

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The artists impression of how the new Edinburgh restaurant will look. Illustration: The Ivy Group

First look: The Ivy in Edinburgh

Fine dining brand The Ivy Group have released an artist illustration of how their first Scottish restaurant will look when it launches in Edinburgh this autumn.

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Vote for your favourite Curry House.

Vote for your favourite to be our Curry House of the Year 2017

You’ve had your say and tasted the local cuisine helping us shape our top ten.

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Food and drink: Body Coach is on a mission to feed the whole family

Food and drink: Body Coach is on a mission to feed the whole family

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Calum Mackay has been refused permission for a pontoon on the Water of Leith outside the bar. Picture: Greg Macvean

Publican to appeal after floating pub application rejected

A PUBLICAN will appeal against a decision to reject plans for a floating bar on the Water of Leith after councillors unanimously voted to sink the proposal.

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Impressions of the proposed Malt & Hops floating pub on the Water of Leith.

Plans for Leith floating pub sink

Plans for a floating pub on the Water of Leith were unanimously rejected by councillors today.

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Calum Mackay landlord of Malt & Hops at The Shore who is planning on building a pontoon on the Water of Leith outside the bar for outside drinking. Picture; Greg Macvean

Publican hoping for floating pub approval on Water of Leith

Leith could be home to a floating pub if councillors approve plans for a continental-style bar on the water’s edge.

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Blood &; Wine, a Game of Thrones inspired pop up bar, is coming to Edinburgh again. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Game of Thrones pop up bar to return to Edinburgh

Game of Thrones fan rejoice, Blood & Wine, the show’s themed pop-up bar, is back in Edinburgh this summer Following a hugely successful first run in January this year,

Holyrood Distillery aims to open to the public next year. Picture: Contributed

Holyrood Distillery launches £5.5m fundraising drive

A multimillion-pound fundraising drive has been launched to help finance a new single malt whisky and spirits distillery in Edinburgh, set to return malt distilling to the Scottish capital after 90 years.

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Brooklyn Brewerys head of culinary programming, Andrew Gerson

Brooklyn Amici dinner raises glass to friends

NEXT week, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, two legends of the culinary world join forces to create a dinner series unlike anything the Capital has seen, or tasted, before.

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Brewdog will offer free beer to voters.

Brewdog to offer free beer to Edinburgh General Election voters

BrewDog are encouraging voters to take to the polls in their own, unique way.

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Executive Chef and owner of Seasons Restaurant and Bar, Matt Urry

Seasons celebrate with new bijou menu

Seasons Restaurant and Bar are marking their first anniversary by introducing a new bar in the front room of its home on Broughton Street.

The Ivy had previously hinted at plans to open in Edinburgh.

The Ivy to open first Scottish restaurant in Edinburgh

Celebrity hotspot The Ivy is set to open its first Scottish restaurant in Edinburgh.

An international medics panel has released new evidence which suggests that cheese might be better for you than previously thought. Picture: Shutterstock

Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought, says medics panel

EATING plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

Tennent's has enlisted Barack No-Bama, one of the UK's top Obama impersonators, to help launch their new campaign. Picture: Tennent's

Tennent’s take over Edinburgh ahead of Barack Obama visit

Scottish brewing giant Tennent’s are taking over the capital ahead of former US president Obama’s visit this weekend, with their ‘Yes T Can’ campaign.

Inside the Leitheatre

Take a look behind the scenes at one of the Capital hidden gems

IT was bombed during the war and for generations entertained the people of Leith with everything from Moliere to rock ‘n’ roll, hypnotists to variety shows, yet for the past three decades or more, Leith Theatre, nestled away behind Leith Library, has lain neglected.

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Rob Bewick and partner Laura France plan to open an ice cream parlour in Stockbridge. Picture: Neil Hanna

Bagels and ice cream on the menu at new Stockbridge parlour

WHEN it comes to food pairings, bagels and ice cream might not be the first which spring to mind – but maybe it’s time to think again.

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Whisky Society welcomes Spring with new menus

Whisky Society welcomes Spring with new menus

FLAVOUR, that’s what the new Spring/Summer menu and cocktail list at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Queen Street is all about.

Greg Wells and Daniel Sylvester are launching the new Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival this weekend.

Biscuit-flavoured pints face crunch test at new craft beer festival

It has a biscuit-making heritage going back more than two centuries - when William Crawford started a baking business in a small shop in Leith which grew to become a household name throughout Britain.

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