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Restaurant Guide in Full

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Rogue Village - East Lothian's Biggest Street Food Festival 'Canteen'

Plan ahead for food festival at Archerfield

MARK the dates in your diary and plan a daytrip, East Lothian’s biggest street food festival, Canteen, is to return to Archerfield Walled Garden later this year.

Share @pizza

Dhir and Lyle want a pizza West End action

DOWN a quiet lane in the West End a pizza revolution is taking place. After months of research and development, the founders of @pizza have produced a pioneering restaurant with quality ingredients at its core.

Edinburgh Restaurant Festival 2018 participants

Edinburgh Restaurant Festival returns for fourth year

FOOD, glorious food, that’s what February in the Capital will be all about as the fourth Edinburgh Restaurant Festival finds more than 20 city eateries creating the ultimate foodie experiences.

Vittoria on the Walk, Brunswick St

11 best places to dine at bargain prices... this month

BANISH the January blues with a slap up meal or evening of cocktails. As restaurants battle for your custom in the post-festive lull, here are 11 of the best January offers that allow you to eat and drink in some of the Capital’s favourite eateries at a bargain price.

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