Archive for November, 2007

Daniels Bistro, Leith

Daniels is a super French bistro in Leith. We had a Sunday lunch here – French onion soup followed by Potee Alsacienne – Potatoes, bacon and lots of Munster cheese. Excellent food and ambience. Highly recommended.

Now closed – a great loss.

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Cafe Grand, Bruntsfield

Our nearest local restaurant. The food is usually always good – I have only had one bad meal here. The tables are small but service is friendly and the place has a good atmosphere. Saturday evening meal where I started with scallops and black pudding (more BP than scallops), followed by very nicely cooked venison steak with sweet potato. there were 4 of use, everyone enjoyed their meal. The house wine is (relatively) cheap, reliable (George Duboeuf) and quite drinkable. About £25/each.

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Wednesday evening dinner in the Seafood Restaurant in St Andrews. Excellent food and wine. Starter of smoked haddock soup with cheese dumplings, followed by roast monkfish, cabbage and bacon and plum upside-down cake. Very unusual wine – a Spanish sauvignon blanc and a superb dessert valpolicella. Expensive but very good.

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