Lothian Road

PREVIEW – Rough Guide to Edinburgh International Film Festival Venues

Rough Guide to the EIFF venues On the edge of Bristo Square, Teviot House (dubbed ‘Festivalhouse@Teviot’ for EIFF) is the new heart of the Film Festival. Throughout the festival you can find many events here, with a public lounge upstairs and the press office buried in the basement. George Square Theatre and Edinburgh Festival Theatre […]

EVENT – Free outdoor films at Festival Square. 11-14 June 2011

A few days before the opening of the Edinburgh International Film Festival-proper next week you can catch two films for free this weekend on the super-sized outdoor screen in the Festival Square next door to the Filmhouse Cinema. BBC Bigscreen have couple of 80’s classics on show, with the original TRON on Saturday the 11th […]

REVIEW – Illegal Jacks, Lothian Road


Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Illegal Jacks continues its high standards with friendly service By Chiara Pannozzo ‘I love Illegal Jacks’, is the phrase I hear almost every time I mention this Lothian Road eatery. Yet despite a faithful following, Illegal Jacks is still striving to become better by ensuring that they cater to their customers every whim. Alongside the […]

REVIEW – Filmhouse Cafe/Bar


The Filmhouse Cafe/ Bar on Lothian Road is a gem of a place, even for those not going to a movie.  I used the Filmhouse for a business meeting on a weekday morning. Open from 10am every day and serving food till 10pm  and drinks till 11.30pm and later on weekends – makes it a busy place […]

REVIEW – Great Stop For a Cuppa – 'Tea Tree Tea' Bread Street


I had the fortune of a spare hour up town today between appointments and needed a drink and a sugar fix.  Heading away from Princes Street, I took the quick 5 minute walk from the West End up Lothian Road to Bread Street  and the wonderful  ‘Tea Tree Tea’.    Their website is  HERE  (opens in new […]