What's new on the food and drink scene

What's new on the food and drink scene

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From new openings to garden parties, it’s all happening in Edinburgh’s food and drink scene this May…

Making a buzz at Honeycomb & Co


Make a bee line for Bruntsfield and one of Edinburgh’s newest eateries. Honeycomb & Co draws inspiration from around the world to create stylish dishes bursting with flavour. Stay for brunch, lunch or grab a seat outside and enjoy a scoop of their homemade gelato. 1 Merchiston Pl, EH10 4NP, Tel: 0131 228 4641


The Pantry, now open in Colinton

The team at The Pantry likes to keep things simple and uses only the best ingredients. Coming to Colinton this month, the new venue will be open from 9am seven days a week for breakfast, brunch and lunch, and for dinner Wednesday to Saturday. 2-4 Bridge Rd, EH13 0LF, Tel: 0131 629 4420


Garden party at Akva


To celebrate the start of the Scottish summer, Akva is throwing a Swedish garden party on 25 May. Of course, you don’t need to wait until then to enjoy a drink in their brand new beer hut whilst overlooking the Union Canal. 129 Fountainbridge, EH3 9QG, Tel: 0131 290 2500,


Scottish spirits at Social and Cocktail


Scotland’s most popular cocktail events company has just launched a new menu featuring cocktails made from exclusively Scottish spirits and fresh Scottish ingredients, including Daffys Gin and Holy Grass Vodka. Perfect for birthdays, garden parties, weddings and more. Tel: 0141 611 9131,


Lovely offers at Le Di-Vin Wine Bar


Le Di-Vin serves a range of small plates and sharing platters to complement your favourite wine, most sold by the glass. Enjoy a complimentary cheese or charcuterie tapas platter when you buy a bottle of wine, Monday - Wednesday, 3-6pm. 9 Randolph Pl, EH3 7TE, Tel: 0131 538 1815,


Grab a slice at Civerinos​


Civerinos Street Food has garnered quite a reputation for its authentic family recipes served up with Italian beers, boozy slushes and the legendary Nutella calzone. And now you can enjoy more of the award-winning offerings at the brand new Civerinos Slice.

Civerinos Street Food, 5 Hunter Sq, EH1 1QW, Tel: 0131 220 0851 and Civerinos Slice, 49 Forrest Rd, EH1 2QP, Tel: 0131 225 4026


Two for one at Badabing live music bar & grill


Live music, great food and a tempting selection of cocktails await you at Badabing. Take your pick from the lava stone steak menu and cook your own steak just the way you like it. Book now and get two for the price of one, Sunday to Thursday. 2 Fountainbridge, EH3 9QB, Tel: 0131 629 5657,


Crombies at the Bier Hoose


Specialising in over 80 of the best German, Belgian and British beers, the Bier Hoose is the place to go for something a little different. Alongside their extensive beer menu, they serve quality German sausages from Crombies of Edinburgh. 379 Leith Wk, EH7 5HN, Tel: 0131 629 2731,



Food and drink / Edinburgh / Glasgow

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