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 engaging tour guides who will lead you through the distillery’s story and process; the buildings themselves are beautifully constructed and the Legacy bar is the perfect way to round off your trip with a delicious Aqua Vitae cocktail overlooking...
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
Pompadour
4 Mins
Laura Wood discovers that Sunday is the day of fine dining... "I’ve never properly been inside the Caley,” proclaims my almost 70-year-old mother as we enter the revolving doors and into...
sunday lunch / Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian / fine dining
Radisson Blu Morning Tea
1 Min
Could the Radisson be about to set a new trend? We think maybe so with the introduction of its new Morning Tea. Just like its better-known sibling, Morning Tea is a great chance for grown-...
Radisson Blu / Morning Tea / i-on reader offer
Cocktails
4 Mins
As the weather gets warmer we can't help but dream of the long summer days ahead of us... lazy evenings, beer gardens, and refreshing cocktails. You can even bring the party back to yours...
gin cocktails / Chop House / recipe
Sunday Roast at The Butchershop Bar & Grill Glasgow
2 Mins
The perfect Sunday roast can be found on Sauchiehall Street, as Tracey McCallum discovers... We’re spoiled for choice when it comes to good food in Glasgow but it’s a while since I’ve been...
The Butchershop Bar & Grill / Glasgow / Sunday roast
ALAIN ROUX AND MICHEL ROUX OBE REVEAL THE BALMORAL AS DESTINATION OF CHOICE FOR NEW SCOTTISH VENTURE
1 Min
It's been a bumper year for exciting new openings in Edinburgh and we're particularly excited to hear about the city's latest addition... Legendary chefs Alain Roux and his father Michel...
The Balmoral / Alain Roux / Michel Roux
COYO Coconut Yoghurt smoothie recipe
1 Min
Allergen free and vegan friendly, coconut yogurt is a delicious, healthy everyday alternative to dairy. There are lots of versions available but we especially love COYO , handcrafted in...
COYO / Coconut yoghurt / recipe
Ready, Steady, Cook! i-on takes teamwork into the kitchen at Edinburgh School of  Food & Wine
3 Mins
We’re big fans of a day out at i-on, and not just because it gets us away from the office. It gives us a chance to try different things and get our creative juices flowing. Case in point:...
Edinburgh School of Food & Wine / Cooking class / Edinburgh
Sunday Roast at Chop House, East Market Street
5 Mins
The perfect Sunday features a lie-in, a slow read of the papers, maybe a leisurely walk... and most definitely a roast. Laura Wood cheats on Leith with the East Market Street branch of Chop...
Chop House / Sunday roast / Edinburgh
Friends eat FREE at Tigerlily Edinburgh and Rabble Taphouse & Grill this April
3 Mins
No such thing as a free lunch? Tell that to the good people at the Montpelier Group where their full focus is on making you star of the week amongst your peers. From now until the end of...
Tigerlily / Rabble Taphouse & Grill / Edinburgh
i-on reader exclusive: 2 for 1 Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh afternoon tea
1 Min
Who doesn’t love Afternoon Tea ? Served in the iconic surroundings of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian ’s elegant Peacock Alley, our exclusive 2-for-1 offer means you can enjoy...
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian / afternoon tea / i-on reader offer
Cocktail masterclass at Chop House Bruntsfield exclusively for i-on members
1 Min
Want to check out the new Chop House steakhouse in Bruntsfield, for free? We bet you do... Luckily, we’re holding three cocktail masterclasses at the most stylish joint, with the first...
Chop House / cocktail masterclass
1 Min
The Honours Graduation Menu Includes a glass of Prosecco 3 courses £38.50 Available Tuesday to Friday for lunch and dinner (Please note that due to seasonality some dishes may change)...
The Honours / Martin Wishart / Graduation
Chop House
5 Mins
We're truly spoilt when it comes to fantastic eateries in Edinburgh. While not a hard burden to bear, it often makes deciding where to go a difficult choice. So, whether you're short on...
Edinburgh / Lunch / Dining out
Best places for after work drinks in Edinburgh Rabble
5 Mins
Loads of bars + loads of offices = brilliant after work drinks. So where do you go? We’ve put together a list of some of our current favourites who are offering us great deals. Starting on...
Edinburgh / After work drinks / i-on members' club