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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.
Food and Drink
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.

Edinburgh Grand Hotel

Sign up and save 50% at Hawksmoor

ANOTHER exciting addition to the Capital’s culinary quarter is set to open in July as Will Beckett and Huw Gott, the childhood friends behind Hawksmoor, bring a branch of their multi award-winning restaurant to the ground floor of The Edinburgh Grand on St Andrew Square.

Ship on the Shore

Iconic seafood restaurant gets £550,000 new bar area

IT’S one of the finest and best loved seafood restaurants in Leith and now, after a £550,000 refurb The Ship On The Shore is set to prove to be a bigger draw than ever before.

Serrano & Manchego on Leith Walk (Photo:Malcolm McCurrach / JP)

10 of the best restaurants in Edinburgh for sharing food

You might be heading to meet friends for after work drinks or perhaps you fancy a wee nibble with cocktails before your night on the town really gets going.
Food and Drink
Celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding with a Royal Afternoon Tea

Celebrate wedding of year with regal tea on Royal Mile

THE Radisson Hotel on the Royal Mile is set to live up to the name of its location in May by celebrating the wedding of the year with special afternoon teas.

A World of 'Pure Imagination' at Six by Nico

Follow Nico into world of Willy Wonka

SIX by Nico has revealed the theme of its next menu. As a kid, did you ever dream of ediwble wallpaper or being able to swim in a river of chocolate?

Of course you did, Willy Wonka captured the imagination of generations.

Liam Rudden and Hard Rock Cafe legend and ambassador Rita

Liam Rudden - Lovely Rita is still rockin’ and rollin’ like a youngster

HER name is Rita and she’s lovely, but unlike her namesake made famous by The Beatles back in 1967, this Rita was never a meter maid.

Celebrity chef Nick Nairn. 'Picture: Ashley Coombes

Chef Nick Nairn says Edinburgh on menu as school chopped

Chef Nick Nairn has decided to close his cook school in Aberdeen, blaming the downturn in the north-east economy.

Mike McGinty, General Manager of The Voyage of Buck

Buck the trend with a cocktail at Scotland’s most stylish bar

SCOTLAND’S newly crowned Most Stylish Bar, The Voyage of Buck, celebrates its win and this weekend’s Tales On Tour cocktail festival with a whole host of special events over the next few days.

'Altar wine' at Le Di-Vin

Liam Rudden: In charcuterie and cheese platter heaven at Le Di-Vin

THE empty ‘Altar Wine’ bottles nestled in the recesses and arched stained glass windows give a clue as to the former life of Le Di-Vin Wine Bar.

SIX: Nico Simone

Six by Nico reveals saucy inaugural menu for city

THE latest addition to the Capital’s burgeoning restaurant and bar scene has opened its doors.

Nurture, nature & eat by the beach

Nurture, nature & eat by the beach

BUCK and Birch, the team behind Aelder wild elderberry liqueur, has launched a unique communal fine dining experience in Portobello.

Father-and-son team Michel and Alain Roux are opening a new restaurant at the Balmoral Hotel

Roux dynasty to open new restaurant at Balmoral Hotel

Edinburgh’s iconic Balmoral Hotel is to join forces with the Roux culinary dynasty to open a new £3 million venture, it was announced today.

Puppies and prosecco

Puppies and Prosecco party coming to Edinburgh

IN Chinese society we are now in the year of the dog and at The Refinery on St Andrew Square it appears that the staff there love dogs as much as the next person.

Roy Brett with some of the Lobsters he serves. Picture: Toby Williams

The secret Edinburgh seafood restaurant opening in April

Hoping to reel in fish-loving foodies and self-confessed shellfish specialists from across the city a new seafood restaurant will open at Newhaven Pier next month.

Food and Drink
Edinburgh's new Six by Nico

Six by Nico’s Edinburgh restaurant to launch with ‘Chippie’ theme this month

IT’S the restaurant concept that has taken Glasgow’s trendy Finnieston strip by storm and now it’s set to launch in the New Town this spring.

Meats and Beats Festival

Meats & Beats Festival is back for seconds at new home Summerhall

THE Meats & Beats Festival returns to the Capital tomorrow, after selling out its inaugural year in 2017, bigger and better than ever before.

Vito Alongo of The Jolly

Edinburgh Restaurant Awards: Nominate your favourite restaurant now

HAVE you voted for or nominated your favourite restaurant yet?

The Edinburgh Restaurant Awards are now well underway, giving Evening News readers the chance to champion their favourite restaurant in one of a number of categories.

Now’s your chance to let your local cafe, bistro or eatery know just what they mean to you.

Just go to to nominate.

As we continue our look at the different categories in the run up to the winners being revealed, this week we focus on the Value For Money, Newcomer and Family Friendly categories.

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