Archive for May, 2008

A blooming good lunch at Canonmills’ The Orchard Bar

Review of a thoroughly satisfying lunch at The Orchard Bar in Edinburgh’s Canonmills. The owners of The Orchard pub also own Avoca in Stockbridge, Edinburgh.

The Shore, promising cooking but heavy on the salt

A visit to The Shore restaurant for an early evening dinner at The Shore, Leith, Edinburgh. This is the Edinburgh Blog review of The Shore.

A fair Mexican feast at Leith’s La Cantina

La Cantina in Edinburgh’s Leith area reviewed for a feast of Mexican Food. La Cantina is a Mexican Cafe/Restaurant located at Leith’s Commerical Quay.

Scottish Ballet’s premiere of Romeo and Juliet

The Scottish Ballet production of Romeo and Juliet, which premiered at Edinburgh Festival Theatre in May 2008, reviewed.

Virtual golf at The Clubhouse, Edinburgh Quay

Review of The Clubhouse, at Edinburgh Quay, which is home to 6 golf simulators. The Clubhouse is an interesting venue, but virtual golf didn’t come close to matching a real world round of golf.

Monteiths, a welcome addition to The Royal Mile

Review of The Edinburgh Blog’s visit to Monteiths, the style bar on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Monteiths is the sister bar to Sygn and is an excellent bar for drinks and lunch.

Takeaway from Guru Balti Restaurant - quantity but not quality

The Guru Balti restaurant provided The Edinburgh Blog with a substantial takeaway offering, but the quality of their curry and Indian cuisine was not great. Read the review of The Guru Balti.

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