Howies Restaurant Victoria Street has an eclectic mix of Scottish art, solid wood flooring, tables & chairs & friendly attentive staff. The Victoria Street restaurant has the perfect historic surroundings to sample quite simply, great Scottish food, wine & history. Snaking from the top of The Royal Mile (or High Street) to The Grassmarket you couldn’t find a better spot for taking time out of your busy day for coffee, lunch or… Read More

hula juice bar

Hula is an independent juice bar and cafe serving fresh produce, the best smoothies and juices in the city, Artisan Roast coffee by trained baristas, breakfast and all-day lunch in a friendly space with eclectic music and free WIFI. Fancy doing a juice detox/cleanse but don’t know where to start?A juice detox/cleanse is a period of time when you give your body a break from solid, heavy foods and instead, flood it… Read More

Eating Edinburgh: Maison Bleue Ooh La La! Maison Bleue has been refurbished and its all brand spanking new and blue! To celebrate it’s new look and menu, the family run resturant invited folk, Edinburgh Bloggers being a few, to have a taster of the food and a sneak preview. Take a look yourself… With a kitschy, quirky feel, the comfy mismatch chairs and little candles; Maison Bleue welcomed us with a friendly… Read More

Nestling in the bustling Historic Grassmarket, Langshaws Ice Cream  are serving these tasty treats from a beautifully restored police box and is a welcome addition to Scotland’s Ice Cream Trail… Their Luxury Ice creams and sorbets are made at Over Langshaw farm in the heart of the Scottish Borders, using the finest farm ingredients thanks to their charming cows & plump juicy berries picked fresh from the local Tweed valley. “Our aim… Read More

Your standard chip shop with nice local staff , serving really nice italian pizzas, and fried mars bars for the tourists… As a local resident in Edinburgh there are not much better chippys, and I visit quite regulary… “Great pies!” Reviewed 13 January 2014 I got to the hotel late night hungry and it was the only place still open. They have options of great pies to takeaway. The staff is nice… Read More

Le Cafe Bleu is a cozy and friendly cafe located in the Grassmarket close to the Royal Mile. The interior is pleasantly eccentric with a changing gallery of art works adorning the walls and a large fish tank taking center stage. Owned and run by a pastry chef, it should come as no surprise that the sweet treats on offer here are a cut above the rest. However, you can also tuck… Read More

As well as operating a fantastic community café and woodwork and tartan social enterprises, a fantastic place providing a great and much needed service’s to a large section of the community/Edinburgh as a whole, friendly, helpful staff do a great job and I look forward to spending time there every week, well worth a visit for a reasonably priced good nutritious meal from the kitchen/cafe!!! Address: 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QA… Read More

coffee mill grassmarket

Gino the owner is the most helpful guy around and the food he serves is delicious and varied. The prices are reasonable and this is the only place I’d go for a full Scottish Breakfast. It’s my local and I’m very loyal to this wee cafe! The welcome is as warm and friendly as you’re likely to find, and their breakfast rolls are first rate. They’re opening for extended hours, until 11pm,… Read More

A traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its heartily classic pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality. Menus combine hearty classic British dishes especially for the season with all-year-round favourites – the ideal excuse for sharing time with friends in The Last Drop‘s characterful walls and welcoming atmosphere. At The Last Drop they handpick… Read More

Along with the uniquely Scottish dishes such as’Haggis, Neeps and Tatties’, Fiddlers Arms also freshly prepare traditional pub fayre with ingredients from the best local suppliers to provide you with a hearty, filling meal. Children are welcome for food until the end of service. Portions are hearty and very reasonably priced; attracting tourists and locals in equal numbers. So whether its breakfast (served all day), lunch or dinner; they have something for… Read More