Red Bus Bistro 

What can be better than afternoon tea aboard a vintage red double decker bus on a sunny Saturday afternoon? The afternoon tea is available everyday apart from Mondays and there are two time slots – 12pm and 3pm. We went on the 12pm slot and I had bought the tickets for £22.50 each on itison.com, and I have seen the offer come up a few times since. You will pay £34.50 via their website so it’s a decent saving.

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Nick Nairn’s Cook School

I am gushing over how good my Sunday has been. I received a very thoughtful Christmas present from my other half to attend a 3 hour cooking experience at Nick Nairn’s Cook School. Now as you all well know, I am a massive foodie and it felt great to be on the other side for a change – being the student instead of the teacher. However I don’t know much about Nick Nairn himself! So here’s what I’ve found out….

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The Winter Garden at The Raeburn with Rekorderlig | Tuggy Tucks In

Anyone who knows me would say I’m not the first to break the tinsel out when it gets to December, but this December 1st I spent it at the launch of the Raeburn’s winter garden in connection with Rekorderlig spiced plum cider.  Continue reading

Rollo | Tuggy Tucks In

A selection of food consumed – Thai fish cakes, dauphinoise, pan-seared beef fillet & haggis bon bons

I’d seen and heard about Rollo in Stockbridge but when I heard they were opening up a second restaurant on Broughton street, closer to the centre of town I was excited to try it. Continue reading

Fork & Field | Tuggy Tucks In 

I’d been wanting to go to Fork & Field for a wee while now since hearing of a big refurb of the old Torphican Inn in my boyfriend’s native Mid Calder.

Owned by the same owners of quirky gin bar The Jolly Botanist on Morrison street right by Haymarket train station in Edinburgh, I had the feeling I’d be in for good things. 

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