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6 breweries you can visit in and around Edinburgh

Edinburgh has a long history with brewing, and at the turn of the 20th century, the city had 35 breweries in operation.

Prosecco Pong is coming to Edinburgh

Cocktails and Prosecco Pong lined up for Edinburgh Food Festival

Organisers of the fourth annual Assembly Edinburgh Food Festival are launching the event in style this year with a drinking game shaken up just for the Capital.

Elephant Sessions band members Mark Bruce, Alistair Taylor, Seth Tinsley, Greg Barry and Euan Smilie at the Belhaven Brewery

East Lothian brewery launches new £25,000 music prize

East Lothian brewers Belhaven are to instigate one of Scotland’s most lucrative cultural prizes to boost the nation’s traditional music scene.


First pictures: New restaurant set to open at Balmoral Hotel

The Balmoral is set to open Brasserie Prince by Alain Roux on Monday 11 June.


Six by Nico to journey to the heart of Mexico this summer with new theme

Six by Nico, the innovative concept restaurant launched by chef Nico Simeone, is bringing the vibrant spirit of modern Mexico to the capital this summer with a theme featuring a refined take on Mexican food and drink.

Nic Wood, director of Signature Pubs. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Plans for beer garden at former Bank of Scotland

Hopes for a massive makeover of a former Bruntsfield bank have progressed after designs were re-submitted to city planners.

There's a lot for foodies to get excited about in Edinburgh this summer (Photo: Shutterstock)

9 new bars and restaurants to look out for in Edinburgh this summer

Edinburgh’s buzzing atmosphere during the summer months makes it a great city for dining out, and there’s no nicer time of year to eat and drink with friends and family.
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Owner of pizza restaurant slams council decision to allow pizza stalls during Festival

The furious owner of city centre pizza restaurant Civerinos has hit out at a decision to allow pizza vans to park on the Royal Mile during August.

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Bramble has been named the best cocktail bar in the UK (Photo: Toby Williams)

Edinburgh cocktail bar named best in the UK

An Edinburgh cocktail bar has seen off stiff competition from around the UK to be named the best in the country.

Revealed: Winner of Evening News Chippy of the Year 2018

Few chippies taste better than when eaten by the sea – and where better to tuck in to the nation’s favourite takeaway than Porty beach?

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In pictures: 9 of the best Edinburgh pubs for a lazy lunch

With the longer days and warm weather (fingers crossed) setting in, lazy days will now seem that wee bit more appealing.

Three Chimney's was named the best restaurant in Scotland by CIS (Photo: contributed)

Edinburgh restaurant narrowly misses out on best in Scotland award

An Isle of Skye restaurant has been named the best in Scotland.
The Kitchin - led by Tom Kitchin - is the best restaurant in Scotland - according to Square Meal (Photo: JP)

10 Scottish restaurants named in UK top 100

Ten Scottish restaurants have been featured in a prestigious top 100 list, which showcases the best culinary talent in the UK.

Upmarket Chinese dining chain to open first Scottish restaurant in Edinburgh

Contemporary Chinese restaurant Tattu will open its first Scottish venue in Edinburgh as part of an £85 million regeneration.


In pictures: 10 restaurant projects to get excited about in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s restaurant scene is one of the best in the UK and this summer there are more than a few projects, openings and restaurants to get excited about.


Crowdfunder launched to help get new Edinburgh drinks lab up and running

A Crowdfunder has been launched in the capital to secure funding to create new space for providing drinks training and tasting events, as well as collaborations within the hospitality industry.

Space for more than 100 diners is being created in the second-floor restaurant of Dundee's new V&A museum, which will be transformed into a bar in the evening.

First look at Dundee V&A's waterfront restaurant and cafe

The first images of the restaurant and cafe which are being created for Dundee’s waterfront V&A museum have been revealed.

Innis and Gunn ‘poke fun at fans’ in billboard campaign across Edinburgh

Innis and Gunn ‘poke fun at fans’ in billboard campaign across Edinburgh

Edinburgh brewers Innis and Gunn has launched a hyperlocal campaign roasting ‘drinkers’ on their thoughts and typos about the lager in a new campaign.

Scott and Laura Smith in the kitchen garden of soon to be opened restaurant, Fhior

Edinburgh restauranteurs set out on new culinary adventure

AWARD-WINNING restaurateurs Scott and Laura Smith are up against the clock.

Surrounded by workmen, the married couple, who until recently ran the acclaimed restaurant Norn on Henderson Street, survey the premises.

Eddie Tait - Boardwalk Beach Cafe owner

Cramond cafe owner lashes out at council over neglect of prom

Furious owners of an award winning café have accused the city council of leaving a coastal Edinburgh beauty spot to “rack and ruin” and discriminating against their business.

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