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 , owned by Social Bite and run by David Hall, previously of The Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchens and Tigerlily, is the new incarnation of the homeless charity’s first acclaimed restaurant Home. Located in the same premises,...
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
It's all about the chips at Partick Duck Club
5 Mins
Carine Seitz visits Partick Duck Club and finds a new entry for her coveted list of Top Three Places to Eat Chips... Thin and crispy, or steaming hot wedges; the humble chip is my true...
Partick Duck Club / Glasgow / Carine Seitz
Fazenda
3 Mins
In Fazenda , we may have found our new place for a party (or rather, a celebratory lunch or dinner en masse). This new George Street restaurant is fun, but not in the novelty ‘we-dish-out-...
Fazenda / Edinburgh / brazilian
Kin
6 Mins
Shaken, stirred or straight up; these Edinburgh bars are serving up great craft cocktails... Epicurean First impressions speak volumes and Epicurean , the uber-stylish bar on the ground...
Edinburgh / Cocktails / epicurean
Asparagus mac ‘n’ cheese with bacon crumble recipe
2 Mins
This quick and easy recipe from British Asparagus is a new twist on the old classic. The prep only takes 15 minutes, then you can let it bubble away in the oven, making it the ideal supper...
mac 'n' cheese / asparagus / recipe
Dinner at The Dhabba
4 Mins
Tracey McCallum discovers why exactly an institution is an institution at The Dhabba ... High up on my list of loves are birthdays and curries. As luck would have it, The Dhabba in Merchant...
The Dhabba / Indian cuisine / Glasgow
Cocktails at The Permit Room, Dishoom Edinburgh
5 Mins
Amy Falconer discovers a whole new bar experience at The Permit Room ... Dishoom has gained quite the reputation for mouth wateringly good grub, service and surroundings since landing in...
The Permit Room / Dishoom / Edinburgh
3 dining experiences to book this week
3 Mins
Don't miss your chance to experience these exclusive and oh-so unique culinary events taking place in Edinburgh over the coming weeks... The Moveable Feast The ‘Moveable Feast’ returns to...
dining experience / Gardener's Cottage / The Dome
The 68 calorie pancake for Shrove Tuesday
1 Min
Pancakes are delicious – but they can pack a pile of calories. With that in mind, try Nutra Check Nutritionist Emma Brown's best low-fat pancake recipe at only 68 cals and enjoy Shrove...
shrove tuesday / pancakes / healthy eating
Talking about Thermapen
< 1 Min
Yes, we’re getting excited over a food thermometer. But not any old gadget soon to be banished to the back of the kitchen drawer. This is the Superfast Thermapen Digital Thermometer , used...
Thermapen / Home cooking / gadgets
Ondine Edinburgh mussels
3 Mins
Edinburgh’s food scene continues to thrive in 2018 with hotly-anticipated restaurant openings. Here's Carine Seitz's round-up of the ones to keep an eye out for... Let’s face it, we’re...
Edinburgh / Restaurants / Coming soon
The best afternoon tea in Edinburgh
11 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