Sunday, September 27, 2015

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

Food Edinburgh. Restaurants Cafes

Best fluffy, buttery paratha ever

Batura puffy bread

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.


Edinburgh bus tour Walk tour. Tram

From airport (or Ingleston)  to city centre 

                                                           Edinburgh open top bus tours
                                             A great way to acclimatise and learn about a city