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REVIEW – L'Alba D'oro Chip Shop, Henderson Row


Perfect for when walking home after a festival show, or any time of the year for that matter is a ‘chippy’ from the famous L’Alba D’oro chip shop on Henderson Row (a  short walk down Hanover Street).   It’s also been awarded 4 stars by the Scottish tourist board !!! I am stuck in my ways […]

REVIEW – Lunch at Candy Bar, George Street


Yesterday I had lunch at the Candy Bar in George Street. All the main meals are under £5 just now which seems a great offer and no vouchers are needed.  My lunch partner and I both ordered the beef teriyaki ciabatta with onions, fries and honey & mustard mayo (£4.95) The meat was seasoned and cooked […]

REVIEW – Gurkha Restaurant, Morningside


The Nepalese Gurkha Restaurant  at 128 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4BX  (0131 447 8114) was recommended to me by a friend. Anything involving food means it’s worth a try, so I popped up there for lunch to find that they only do their ‘express menu’ at lunch time and not their extensive normal menu. They […]

REVIEW – Early Dinner at the Tailend (fish and chips), Albert Place, Leith


Last week I had an early dinner with my mum at the Tailend restaurant at 14-15 Albert Place on Leith Walk. You can also take advantage of their take away section if you don’t have time to sit in (also cheaper)  WEBSITE It’s run by the same people behind the famous award winning Anstruther Fish Bar, which […]

REVIEW – Toddle In Sweet Shop, Cockburn Street

Toddle In Sweets  in Cockburn Street is an institution in Edinburgh and one of the few old sweet shops left in the city. It’s an old fashioned one in that it sells jars of sweets sold by the 100g now (used to be called ‘quarters’ which was 4 oz –  quarter of a pound).  Chocolate […]