Afternoon Tea at Sketch, London

Last weekend Mum and I were headed to London Town to a wedding, and we decided to make a few days of it.  One thing we both love is an Afternoon Tea, what is better than whiling away a few hours over some sandwiches, scones, delicate pastries and endless pots of tea?  I did some... Continue Reading →

Three Birds, Edinburgh

A few weeks ago Three Birds in Bruntsfield ran two menu taster days, offering half price on the dishes they were going to include on their new menu, in return for feedback.  Always one for eating out and a bargain a friend and I headed there to try them out.  Three Birds is very much... Continue Reading →

Old Melrose Tea Room

A little jaunt to Melrose the other weekend seen us take a break from the wild weather in the warm and cosy sanctuary of the Old Melrose Tea Room.  Situated just off the A68 Southbound, on the Ravenswood Estate, the Old Melrose Tea Room is a little cottage sat in a courtyard with other old... Continue Reading →

Afternoon Tea at The Prestonfield

Last week myself and a friend treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea at The Prestonfield House Hotel.  The Prestonfield is tucked away in the South Side of Edinburgh, a little oasis of countryside in the city.  As you drive up the driveway you forget where you are as you are greeted by 3 highland cows (Aunt,... Continue Reading →

Tea at Anteaques

If you love tea then Anteaques is the place for you, with over 110 different types of tea to choose from you will be stuck for choice!  Situated in the South Side beside the old Odeon Cinema on Clerk Street, Anteaques is a small antiques shop, with 2 tables, a counter and all the tea... Continue Reading →

Bistro Moderne, Edinburgh

Having dined at Restaurant Mark Greenaway a couple of times, I knew that I had to try his new(ish) venture – Bistro Moderne.  Situated in the old Cafe Fish (previously Zanzero) in Stockbridge it was an easy dander for us one Sunday lunchtime.  I had heard great things already, especially about the Sunday lunch so... Continue Reading →

Burger Meats Bun (meets Belly!)

Friday seen the opening of the latest venture by Glasgow’s Burger Meats Bun people in Edinburgh.  BMB Edinburgh occupies the former residence of Urban Angel on Forth Street and as luck would have it, today we passed here at lunchtime!  We had been meaning to visit the Glasgow branch for a while, so it was... Continue Reading →

The Lobster Shack, North Berwick

Last year I had planned to go to the Lobster Shack in North Berwick at some point over its open season, but never quite made it – I think the rain put paid to the plans mainly.  So, this year we seized the opportunity last weekend when the weather was nice and had nothing else... Continue Reading →

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