EVENT – The Stockbridge Duck Race, Sunday 29th June 2014

Join in the famous Stockbridge Duck race and raise money for charity This year’s fabulous Stockbridge Duck Race will be taking place on Sunday 29th June at 3pm. This is a popular annual event is held to help raise money for local charities. This year, the monies collected will be donated to Lifecare and St Columba’s Hospice. […]

Will your duck be first down the course?

REVIEW – The Pantry, Stockbridge

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

A great addition to the Stockbridge dining choices By Chiara Pannozzo, our senior food reviewer who also blogs at Wine and Olives New eateries come onto the Edinburgh food scene regularly. Some get a better reception than others, and in the case of The Pantry, I would like to extend only the warmest of welcomes. To open […]

EVENT – Champions of Tennis, 20-23 June 2013, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Champions of Tennis event comes to Edinburgh The Champions of Tennis events is part of the ATP Champions Tour, and is coming to Edinburgh in June 2013. 20th – 23rd June 2013 sees the event take places in Stockbridge at the Edinburgh Academicals ground, the first time this event has been held in Scotland. This in […]

PHOTOWALK- A sunny February Sunday in Edinburgh

  With bright blue skies in Edinburgh today, I decided to make the most of the gorgeous weather and went for an early morning walk. Parking outside the Botanics (free on Sundays) I headed through Inverleith Park, Stockbridge, Canonmills and back through the east gate of the Botanics. Growing up in Stockbridge, I love to […]

FEATURE – Love Stockbridge this Christmas and the Scottie Dog trail

Love Stockbridge This Christmas and join in the Scottie Dog parade Stockbridge has previously had a giraffe parade, followed by an elephant one, so what’s next? The Stockbridge Animal Parade is back from 16th November raising money for Stockbridge Charity LifeCare, supporting the independence of older people. On Friday 16th November, 38 participating Stockbridge businesses […]

NEWS – Peter’s Yard Stockbridge branch now open

Peter’s Yard Stockbridge branch now open The new branch of Peter’s Yard opened in Stockbridge this morning. The Stockbridge branch is a café and bakery. Open from 8am during the week (9am at weekends) you can sit in and enjoy the delights of Peter’s Yard. The decoration is familiar, with a similar menu to its […]

REVIEW – Bon Papillon, art gallery and cafe, Howe Street


Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

We have previously reviewed the wonderful Bon Papillon, but returned today on a cold winter’s day to experience their warm hospitality and excellent food. Owned by Ingrid Nilsson and Stuart Allan, their specialities are divided into Nilsson’s art on the wall and Allan’s framer’s service at the rear of the premises. The couple come together […]

REVIEW – Cafe Fish, Stockbridge


By Chiara Pannozzo The recent run of glorious weekend weather inspired a new mission, one which unfortunately did not come into fruition. Apparently, getting a table outside Cafe Fish in Stockbridge on a Saturday afternoon is comparable to finding a needle in the proverbial hay stack. Since this was my second failed attempt to enjoy […]

EVENT – Stockbridge Duck Race 2011, Sunday 3rd July

2011 Stockbridge Duck race date announced The date for this year’s fabulous Stockbridge Duck Race has been announced and it will be taking place on Sunday 3rd July. Ducks will be launched over the bridge around 3pm. There is an event page to be kept up to date with the latest duck racing news. The Stockbridge Duck Race […]

PHOTO – Water of Leith on Christmas Day

The Water of Leith between Stockbridge and Dean Village was particularly beautiful on Christmas Day. Frozen water, wintry light and hungry ducks galore. We hope you enjoy these photos – and that you’re having a very happy Christmas! Tweet