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In Pictures: The 6 eateries nominated so far for ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards

These are the 6 restaurants that have been nominated for the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards 2018 so far.

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A Bross bagel

Have your say in Edinburgh Restaurant Awards now

THE Edinburgh Restaurant Awards are now in full swing, giving Evening News readers the chance to vote for their favourite restaurant in one of a number of categories.

As we continue our look at the different categories in the run up to the winners being revealed, this week focus on the Cafe/Deli, Fine Dining and Pub Grub categories.

Leith Chop House Captain's Table''Chop chop have announced they are opening a new branch in Bruntsfield

The Edinburgh restaurant opening in March offering a ‘new dining experience’

THERE’S nothing more exciting than being among the first to dine in a new restaurant, especially one that comes with a good track record.

Toast Wine Bar, The Shore, Leith

Toast on The Shore know the write way to enjoy a glass of wine

FANCY an evening out with a difference? Edinburgh-based artist Olivia Hope starts a series of workshops at Toast on The Shore with two beginners’ classes combining calligraphy and wine from next Wednesday, 28 February.


Irn Bru issue apology over controversial new advert

AG Barr have issued an apology after an Irn Bru advert sparked complaints to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA).

Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice.

Food and drink: ‘Entering mid-life doesn’t mean you can’t still eat well’ say cookbook authors Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice

The key to really eating well, and not forcing yourself to eat sad salad after sad salad – particularly when you hit the mid-life stage – is to focus on taste and flavour above everything.

Whisky Distillery Tester wanted - Is this Scotland’s best job?

A Scottish stag party experts site is offering a dream job to whisky lovers.


Revealed: Edinburgh’s top ten Chinese restaurants

THE VOTES have been counted and verified, and today we can reveal the top ten finalists in the Evening News Chinese Restaurant of the Year competition.

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The Meadowbank KFC in Edinburgh was affected by a lack of chicken

Edinburgh KFC fans angry after restaurants ‘run out of chicken’

Hangry fans of KFC have been left upset after some of the popular restaurants were forced to close - because they ran out of chicken.

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Montpeliers Bruntsfield

Vote now, the Edinburgh Restaurant Awards are go

THE Edinburgh Restaurant Awards were launched last week giving Evening News readers the chance to vote for their favourite restaurant in one of a number of categories.

Each week, in the run up to the winners being revealed we shall be highlighting some of the nominations received so far.

This week it entries for the Seafood, Breakfast and Street Food categories. You can nominate HERE

We asked readers to give their favourite cake shops  Pic Ian Rutherford

Revealed: Evening News readers name their favourite cake shops

We asked the sweet-toothed capital residents for their top places to go for a slice of the good life and they did not disappoint, recommending the very best sweet treats from across the city.

Salt and chilli chips - stock image

Twitter user sparks Glasgow v Edinburgh debate over salt and chill chips

It’s probably the weirdest headline you’ll see all day, but a Twitter user has had his post ‘go viral’ after bemoaning the state of salt and chilli chips in the Capital.


10 traditional Edinburgh pubs that should never change

If you’re looking for a pint in timeless, welcoming surroundings, Edinburgh is full of traditional pubs that tick both boxes.

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You can have your say in our food and drink awards

Nominations open for Edinburgh Restaurant Awards 2018

Edinburgh Evening News readers are being given the chance to vote for their favourite restaurant based on a number of categories.

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Edinburgh's new Six by Nico

Nico throws a double six for Capital diners

RENOWNED Scottish-Italian chef Nico Simeone is set to bring his latest dining concept to the Capital’s city centre.

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There are plenty of fantastic restaurants in and around Edinburgh's Grassmarket

9 of the best restaurants in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket

Full of fantastic shops, bars and restaurants, the historical Grassmarket is a great place to refuel in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh’s 10 most romantic restaurants - according to TripAdvisor

There is no shortage of atmospheric restaurants in Edinburgh, from intimate neighbourhood diners to the kinds of top-end eateries designed to impress a date.

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Six by Nico hopes to replicate its Glasgow success when it opens in Edinburgh later this year. Picture: Contributed

Six by Nico to open in Edinburgh’s New Town

One of Glasgow’s most fashionable restaurants is to be become the latest new arrival to the booming culinary scene in Edinburgh’s New Town.

Assistant bakery manager Gulnasheen Shahid at Cuckoos Cupcakes in Edinburgh, Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh bakery’s love-themed cupcakes set to be Valentine’s Day hit

A BAKERY which started trading on Valentine’s Day has become a hit with couples who are snapping up their love-themed cupcakes.

Staff member Beth Fisher at Earthy Food Stores, Canonmills. 'Pic Neil Hanna

Future of Earthy in doubt after business in administration

One of the Capital’s best known organic retailers will close after ten years serving the city.

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