Sunday, September 27, 2015

Restaurants Fife and local

Wednesday is Pie day - 6 to choose from.

Stained glass ceiling from Orient Line Vessel 'Orontes
5 miles from this holiday cottage
Where Lunch is served
Small but good fish on 2 course lunch special.

Holiday cottage near Edinburgh video and welcome basket

Welcome basket has  these typical items
 including local (2kms) bread and eggs when available

animoto video.

From £350 low season to £495 high season ( Edinburgh festivals.)

visitscotland guide

South Queensferry and Forth bridges near Edinburgh

4 miles from the holiday cottage

Historic Forth Rail bridge
You can see this from the holiday cottage front windows.

2 companies operate boat trips on the Forth.
This one is Maid of the Forth, you can get off at Inchcolm Island,
 have a picnic and catch one of the sailings back when you are ready.
An informative commentary about the sea life.

This historic pub serves food and real ale.

                                                              Hawes Inn garden

                                                                     Lifeboat station

Restaurant Edinburgh

Authentic cooking

Family run

Attentive service but not invasive.

Delicious home made ravioli in butter lemon and sage sauce.


hotel du vin Edinburgh
Bistro in interesting building

Vegetarian restaurant

Edinburgh Restaurants Cafes

Batura (Puffy bread)


Best fluffy, buttery paratha ever

Edinburgh French eateries

 Mithras Indian restaurant, Dock Place, Edinburgh

Well presented, unusual and delicious dishes

 Interesting decor

 Very clean washrooms

Burger Bar 22.1.2014
9A Holyrood place

All 4 meals were excellent 12.10.2013.

23.4.2015 All 6 meals good
Cafe and Bistro
Antigua Street (Top of Leith walk)

Chop Chop Haymarket
Open weekday lunchtimes.
Recommend banquet  - you can re-order f.o.c. any of the dishes.
We all loved the Aubergine dish, the fried prawn dumplings and the cumin lamb.
0131 221 1155 or book on line.
Convenient parking nearby in Morrisson Street.
Also in Leith (night time weekdays) Gordon Ramsay recommended.


Food Deli - Edinburgh Victor Hugo. Valvona and Crolla. Cafes. Cheese.

June 2015
Duck rillette

May 2014
18.2.2014 Valvona and Crolla deli and cafe

This Edinburgh shop has offered good food and service for decades.
There is also a cafe at the back and a venue for the Edinburgh fringe festival.

!0 miles from the holiday cottage.

We keep returning for this Gorgonzola dolcelatte (they do a picante version also)

Good quality vegetaables

Large garlic

Amaretti biscuits

 Gorgonzola - Dolce is excellent

Cafe 10.2.2014. Clean, traditional. Good hot chocolate.

Ian Mellis cheese
Jan 2014, no tastings offered this time & cheese not as good as in the past.

Ian Mellis Victoria Street