City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Food & Drink


Scotland’s First Community-Owned Bakery will open in Dunbar

Scotland’s first community-owned bakery will open in Dunbar on October 6th. Called simply “The Bakery,” it will offer residents of Dunbar and the surrounding area tasty wholesome artisan bread that is made and baked on the premises.

An Evening of Bollywood Magic

Experience an evening of dance, comedy, music, and magic at the Roxburghe Hotel.

The Robert Burns Experience Review

Fringe 2011: Andrew and Jock of the Robert Burns Experience

A Burns Supper in August may seem a daft idea, but that's the essence of The Robert Burns Experience held in Monteith’s restaurant on the High Street.

Tour De Edinburgh Fringe Venues Around Midnight

Arches going up on the high Street

It has begun. The Edinburgh Fringe is upon us. Officially the Fringe doesn't kick off until the 5th August, but there is already a multitude of preview shows on at Gilded Balloon Teviot, The Pleasance, C Venues, Assembly George Square, to name a few of the venues.

George Square's Triple-tented Nostalgia Trip

Spiegel Tent in George Square

With the sun still with us it seemed like an opportune time to investigate the recently erected tented village at George Square.

Rough Gem, Castlehill Garden Open Late July and August

Castle Hill Garden

One of the side-effects of this unusually dreich Edinburgh Summer, is that there have been fewer people meandering around Edinburgh's parks. Take Castlehill garden: I was walking in this rough, unkempt hillscape, smack in the middle of the city under Edinburgh Castle, a couple of evenings ago. The only sign of life, apart from the distant hum of buses on Princes Street, were a few rabbits munching in the undergrowth.

A Taste of Spain

Spain doesn't just excel at football, as this free culinary celebration aims to show. A Taste of Spain returns for the third year running with Spanish lifestyle, culture and food from different Spanish regions - Andalucía, Galicia, Mallorca, Menorca, Canary Islands, and the Basque Country.

Jamie Oliver and The Stand Moving Into Assembly Rooms

Assembly Rooms - front

Edinburgh's historic Assembly Rooms venue on George Street has two well-known tenants for next year, including the Fringe, f

Schools To Take Centre Stage at Royal Highland Show

Queen visits RHS

Nearly 300 primary schoolchildren will be taking centre stage at next week’s Royal Highland Show when they present “Scotland’s Larder Showcase”.