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Attracting mentions in blogs is now an established marketing strategy and as a blogger, albeit very minor, I get invitations to various events and offered trial versions of products. I am very wary of these, in general, as I think freebies inevitably affect your judgment, however much you try to be unbiased. If I dislike […]

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Bennets Bar in Tollcross and the Cafe Royal in West Register Street are two of the city’s most beautiful pubs. They have retained their traditional decor and gantries and have been Edinburgh institutions for many years.   The Cafe Royal has had an associated seafood restaurant for as long as I can remember but, until […]

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At one time, I spent a lot of time visiting Edinburgh on business and ate out in lots of places on expenses. I was conscientious in blogging about my eating experiences and some people have said that they found these reviews helpful. We still eat out in Edinburgh but no longer on expenses so I’ve become […]

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Cafe St Honore  is a French restaurant, tucked away in a back street of Edinburgh. It has been around for a while so it must be doing something right. We’ve been there before many years ago but it was a night of a major international football match and, to be honest, the staff were not really […]

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Two Edinburgh bistros

As you can infer from the title of this blog, I like bistro-style food – simple, uncluttered food without smears of this, drops of that and time amounts of vegetables artfully arranged on the plate. So, I was delighted to have the chance to try two Edinburgh bistros that were new to me this week. […]

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