The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen
5 Mins
Carrie Mitchell discovers the new Spring menu at The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen For Sunday roasts, The Printing Press in The Principal hotel is one of my go-to’s but now the clocks have gone forward, I’m looking for something a little lighter and brighter to match the days. I’m delighted to discover that in addition to those hearty roasts, their new menus are packed with seasonal dishes full of...
The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen / new menu / Spring menu
The Pompadour
1 Min
Since opening its doors in 1925 The Pompadour has gained a reputation as one of the capitals most magnificent dining rooms. Indeed, if it weren't for the view of the castle, you could be...
The Pompadour / tasting menu / Dan Ashmore
2 Mins
We've never needed a reason to visit One Square - the impeccable service and exquisite food make us regulars - but a brand new menu is certainly a good excuse... Following his promotion to...
One Square / Sheraton Grand Hotel / new menu
Cherry, almond and baked pitta
2 Mins
Feeling virtuous? A vegan diet has never been more popular and whether you’re going all the way or just doing meat-free Mondays, this flavourful Lebanese ‘fattoush’ is a must-try.. . Serves...
vegan / recipe / Lebanese
Bodega TollX
1 Min
Nicky Howden gets her taco on at Bodega TollX... I’d love to say this place is a hidden gem nestled in Tollcross but, given that tables are like gold dust come weekends, I’d say the secret...
Bodega / Mexican / Edinburgh restaurant
Cold Town House
4 Mins
Tasty seafood and a brand new rooftop terrace on the Grassmarket is giving us serious summer vibes this month. Here's four places in Edinburgh we're excited to try... 1. East Coast Whether...
Edinburgh restaurant / Brunch / rooftop bar
Double chocolate chip pancakes
1 Min
Traditionally seen as the final day of feasting before the start of lent, we've always taken Shrove Tuesday as an opportunity to enjoy our favourite things guilt-free. If you’ve decided to...
pancakes / pancake day / recipe
Chop House
2 Mins
Method 1. For the best taste, buy quality beef from a specialist local supplier who’ll know which farm and farmer the beef came from. The steak you choose depends on personal preference...
Chop House / Steak recipe / valentine's day
Gaucho Electro Brunch
6 Mins
From free-flowing fizz to a decadent chef's table, these spots are turning brunch into the trendiest table in town. Here's what you need to know... Best for beats... Gaucho For cool beats,...
Edinburgh Brunch / Dining out / Edinburgh restaurant
The best afternoon tea in Edinburgh
9 Mins
The 19th century ritual of afternoon tea has had a modern day revival and it seems we now can’t get enough of those delicate savouries, dainty scones and delectable sweet fancies...
Edinburgh / afternoon tea / Restaurants
10 Mins
Festive fun might be over for another year but there's a ton of too good to miss dining deals to be had this month. Lucky for you, we've rounded up the best so all you have to do is pick...
January offers / Food and drink / Edinburgh restaurant
Winter stew of chorizo, cannellini beans and celery
2 Mins
We’ve dug out our woolly jumpers and we’ve cranked up the heating, but we’re still feeling the chill. There’s only one thing for it – a hearty bowl of warming winter stew. This easy recipe...
winter stew / recipe / chorizo
4 Mins
January might be a gloomy month but not on the dining scene as far as we're concerned. This month sees the return of old favourites, exciting new openings and Scotland's biggest fish and...
Edinburgh restaurant / Brunch / dine out
Chop House
3 Mins
Amy Falconer discovers some new season delights at Chop House You can’t beat a new menu, it’s the perfect excuse to revisit your favourite haunt. Well, that’s what I tell myself as I tuck...
Chop House / dinner review / new menu
Lindores Abbey
3 Mins
A trip to Lindores Abbey is unlike any distillery visit you will experience; even the most seasoned whisky enthusiast will come away having learnt something new. Tours are hosted daily by...
Lindores Abbey / Scotch Whisky / Aqua Vitae
Number One
4 Mins
Nicky Howden finds some things really do get better with age If you’re looking for a special occasion restaurant in the capital, few places compare to the culinary landmark that is Number...
Number One / The Balmoral / fine dining
1 Min
This undoubtedly depressing weather makes us long for sunnier days but for a treat that requires no stressful airports, long queues or, really, anyone but you and your significant other, a...
Gleneagles / Staycation / The Birnam Brasserie
8 Mins
The perfect Sunday features a lie-in, a slow read of the papers, maybe a leisurely walk... and most definitely a roast. Here's our round-up of the top Edinburgh places doing roast dinners...
sunday lunch / Sunday roast / Edinburgh restaurants
Merienda
4 Mins
Carrie Mitchell discovers a rare jewel in Edinburgh’s fine dining scene... Joppa might seem an unlikely place to discover one of the world’s most prized ingredients but when Edinburgh chef...
Merienda / Stockbridge / fine dining
5 Mins
Tower Restaurant For food that looks too good to eat, Tower Restaurant has long been our go-to destination and would you believe they’re turning 20 this month? To celebrate, they’ve got a...
Chop House / Hotel du Vin / Edinburgh restaurant
The Wine House 1821
1 Min
Located within a Georgian townhouse just a stone’s throw from the Edinburgh Playhouse on Picardy Place, the sophisticated Wine House 1821 is a joint venture between restaurateur Sep Marini...
The Wine House 1821 / i-on offer / wine bar
Brasserie Prince
1 Min
Calling all cocktail connoisseurs – there’s a new experience in town and its unlike anything you’ve ever tried before... The booze boffins at Brasserie Prince Bar have created a delectable...
Brasserie Prince by Alain Roux / Cocktails / edinburgh cocktails
The Wee Restaurant
22 Mins
It's time to start thinking about Christmas, or at least where to celebrate it. Here's our pick of places for festive feasts in Edinburgh The special celebration Brasserie Prince Celebrate...
Festive Feasts / christmas menu / afternoon tea
3 Mins
Who says Halloween is just for kids? (Trick or) Treat yourself to one of these spooky cocktails this weekend and join in the fun! The Jawbox Aviation Ingredients 50ml Jawbox Gin 20ml Lemon...
Halloween / Cocktails / cocktail recipe
Berryworld Graveyard Pudding
4 Mins
For a Halloween treat that's scarily delicious, try these Berry Heavenly Graveyard Puddings Serves : 4 Preparation : 30 minutes Cook time : 5 minutes Ingredients 300g BerryWorld...
cooking inspiration / Recipes / Halloween
Vesta
2 Mins
Nicky Howden enjoys some food for thought in the West End As homelessness continues to rise, there is a growing appetite for conscious dining which should give us all food for thought...
Vesta / Social Bite / Edinburgh West End
Twenty Princes Street Sunday Roast
2 Mins
The perfect end to a long week has always, in my opinion, been a Sunday lunch. So my prayers were answered as we exited Princes St stage left and ventured above ground level to the...
Twenty Princes St / Sunday roast / sunday lunch
Seeds for the Soul
2 Mins
Sarah Howden discovers the joy of going vegan As I become more conscious about my meat, fish and dairy consumption,I’ve become a fan of the city’s vegetarian and vegan destinations. And...
vegan / vegetarian / Bruntsfield
Edinburgh Food Studio
5 Mins
Let me tell you a story about the Edinburgh Food Studio ; it’s a good story to tell... It opened in November 2015 as a research hub and a place to host one-off cooking collaborations and...
Edinburgh Food Studio / Edinburgh restaurant / Scottish produce
4 Mins
As the temperature drops there's no better time to seek out warming Autumnal recipes. Make things extra simple and by inspired the brand new cookbooks released by four of our favourite...
cookbook / Recipes / Tom Kitchin
5 Mins
Ahead of his new Bruntsfield bistro set to open in November, Michelin-starred chef Tom Kitchin has released a new book, Fish & Shellfish, featuring over 100 recipes (including this one...
Tom Kitchin / Seafood / recipe
1 Min
Friday night fish’n’chips should only be enjoyed al fresco in months with no ‘r’ in them. That means now. Preferred location? On the beach or in the park. Try these out for the best...
Newhaven Fishmarket / Lobster Shack / Hooked Fish and Chips
10 Mins
The best dinner's, we at i-on have found, are those where you get to try a bit of everything. No food envy means everyone is happy, everybody wins. For dinner with friends we recommend...
White Horse Oyster and Seafood Bar / The Stockbridge Restaurant / Fazenda
10 Mins
The joy of fine dining has never looked so sweet when you find out you can enjoy some of the best restaurants for a snip of the price. Here's where... TOWER RESTAURANT Nicky Howden...
The Tower / The Honours / fine dining
1 Min
Tasked with finding the best cold treats, we embraced our task with gusto (all in the name of research, of course). It's the i-on guide to great ice-cream... FIRST UP, THE EAST COAST Luca's...
best ice cream / Marys Milk Bar / Lucas
2 Mins
Here at i-on we love giving you the scoop on gourmet experiences for less. Which is why multi-award winning brasserie Dine and their new summer Market Menu ticks all our boxes... Bursting...
Dine / Pre-theatre menu / Summer Dining
9 Mins
We might be half way through 2018 but Edinburgh's food and drink scene is showing no signs of slowing down. While the St Andrew Square 'Cuisine Quarter' plays center to a lot of the action...
Edinburgh restaurants / new openings / cocktail bar
2 Mins
Occasionally some great restaurants let you bring your own. Here are three new to the corkage club scene... The Raeburn Tuesday will be your new favourite day of the week at Stockbridge...
byob / corkage / Edinburgh restaurant
2 Mins
Amanda Southey checks out an established local favourite in Finnieston ... For reasons unbeknown to me, Kelvingrove Café on Argyle Street has slipped under my radar. It opened five years...
Kelvingrove / Finnieston / Food review
Edinburgh Cocktail Week
3 Mins
Exciting details have been released ahead of 2018's Edinburgh Cocktail Week ... Running from Monday 15th – Sunday 21st October, this year's festival is set to bring a week-long program of...
Edinburgh Cocktail Week / The Permit Room / Cocktails
2 Mins
Leith’s Great Junction Street has a bit of a bad rep and is probably one of the least likely locations in the city for vegan supper clubs and creative cooking. But as Amy Falconer finds,...
Aurora / Leith / restaurant
2 Mins
As exams finally come to an end and the partying officially starts, now is exactly the time to think ahead to the big day when you get to wear a gown and watch your Grown Ups shed a proud...
The Honours / Martin Wishart / Graduation
Edinburgh's latest restaurant openings
3 Mins
It's been a bumper year already, but there's more... here's our round-up of Edinburgh's latest restaurant openings. Prince Brasserie Legendary chefs Alain Roux and Michel Roux O.B.E. open...
The Little Chartroom / The Fishmarket / Good & Proper