Monday, March 12, 2018

Edinburgh - Food French restaurants Cafe Marlayne

                                                                  Cafe Marlayne

Edinburgh - Food Burger Bar

10 miles from holiday cottage

Interesting menu (both food and drink)

Pleasant decor

Edinburgh - Food Restaurants - Locanda. Hotel du vin

Authentic cooking

Family run

Attentive service but not invasive.

Delicious home made ravioli in butter lemon and sage sauce.


hotel du vin Edinburgh
Bistro in interesting historic building

Edinburgh - Food Indian Tanjore, Khushis Indian plus Chop Chop, Loon fung Chinese Restaurants

Best fluffy, buttery paratha ever

Batura puffy bread

All 4 meals were excellent 12.10.2013.

23.4.2015 All 6 meals good

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.


Sunday, March 11, 2018

Edinburgh - Food. Cheesecake. Ice cream

10 miles from holiday cottage
Closed Mondays

Family run

Good selection (one gluten free)

Portion of eton mess vanilla cheesecake

 eat in (2 small tables)

  take away

Caramac cheesecake

Freshly made daily. 
some gluten free

Monday, March 5, 2018

Glasgow -West end - Ashton Lane. Restaurants

Near Kelvingrove museum

Glasgow - House for an art lover

A design by Charles Rennie McIntosh for a competition.

 Music room


Falkirk wheel. Stirling. St. Andrews

An interesting ride for £7.95. 08700 500 208
Links the Union canal and Edinburgh to Glasgow canal.
Excellent help from staff, especially grateful as we had disabled people in our group.

the-greengrocer Stirling 81 Port St, Stirling.
Criffle cheese, Strathdon blue, vegetarian Isle of Mull cows, veg. Inverlochy goats,
fresh figs,Vinci olives crackers for pungent cheese,

Stunning Scottish photos

Falkirk wheel

Day trips to Stirling, Trossachs, Dunfermline.
Lochs, Glens, beaches, East coast fishing villages, etc.
Linlithgow A few miles south of the historic Forth Rail Bridge.
Great Castle, lake and 4 Mary's pub.
(See "Bagging Scotland" on Twitter and "scottishroutes").
Glendeavon (Old Tormaukin Inn).
Castle Campbell near Stirling (see Tour Scotland website with great photos.)
Hopetoun house..Antiques road show televised 21.3.2010

Edinburgh guide. Places to visit and eat.

Activities and Events for families. Fife:- Fruit picking. Lochore meadows. Deep Sea world. Cinema

(Knockhil etc.)

Righead farm 07951 530571

Hot drinks, soup, homegrown beetroot as big as turnips.

Sculpted dead trees

Cafe at Townhill Loch

Pubs in Fife and nearby

Hawes Inn  South Queensferry 4 miles
Oak beams, open fires, view of bridges, shops, quaint architecture (crow steps).

Feuars Arms  Kirckaldy 10 miles
One of the oldest pubs in Scotland.

Victorian wall tiles.

Ship Inn Limekilns
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