Review: Foundry 39 – Burgers and Beer

The title of this review should probably be ‘not another burger and pizza restaurant’, but that’s far too harsh for Foundry 39, the laid back…

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Review: The Observatory Restaurant – Afternoon Tea

We were met by a tall man in a dark suit. He walked us to a lift where we ascended through The Glasshouse to an…

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Review: One Square – Chocolate afternoon tea

You just know that an afternoon tea beginning with a chocolate-themed guessing game is going to be good – and it didn’t disappoint! One Square…

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Review: Wahaca – They have hibiscus water!

I first encountered Wahaca at the start of autumn when they were giving out free tacos in the park. It was a good taco, and…

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Out of the Blue flea market

I moved to Leith. Where Abbeyhill is full of craft shops, studios and hobby-making; Leith is grittier with graffiti, murals, take-aways, independent shops and, as…

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Colony of Artists

Edinburgh has lots of pretty buildings, that’s a given. But away from Old Town’s showstopper of a skyline, there are streets upon streets of tenements,…

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10 reasons I’ve loved living in Abbeyhill

My home for three years and the first place I rented a flat, Abbeyhill is a super underrated neighbourhood of Edinburgh. Friends of mine have…

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