Tag Archives : edinburgh

Breakfast pit stop: Loving the Edinburgh Larder


  Right. This post is unashamedly basking in the glorious light that is The Edinburgh Larder. The breakfast game is strong with these guys and I’ll tell you exactly why.   Launched in 2009, The Edinburgh Larder Café professes to love making homemade granola, porridge cooked to order with a selection of toppings, or wedges of toast with homemade jam.…

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Premium but not pompous – Stac Polly in Edinburgh


  In the interest of full disclosure, I will immediately admit that I love Scottish food. OK, I may not be too keen on deep fried Mars bars (I’ve never actually seen one) but haggis, Cullen skink, tatties and tablet are all really high on my list of things I love to eat.   And they’re not shy about their…

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Quirky comforts at Allison House


  So when you’re booking yourself somewhere for your first wedding anniversary, you obviously are looking for a bit of luxury, a bit of pizazz, some quirky features, great service, good location and then cross your fingers and hope your bank balance won’t keel over and die when you hit the “confirm” button. Right?   I’ll be honest, I’m not…

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Anniversary weekend in Edinburgh


Last Sunday it was exactly a year since hubby and I got hitched. So that obviously was as good of an excuse as any to hop into our Toyota Starlet named Gandalf (cos he’s grey, geddit?) and drive 4 and some hours North, to Edinburgh, to celebrate our year-old nuptials.   We stayed in this absolutely adorable little Guest House…

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