Jack ‘O’ Bryan’s, Dunfermline

  Jack ‘O’ Bryan’s 5 Chalmers Street, Dunfermline, KY12 8AT www.jackobryans.com  01383 324720   The Bill Lunch A la carte Starters £8.00 – £12.00 | Mains £12.00 – £22.00 Desserts £8.00 – £10.00 Dinner A la carte Starters £8.00 – £12.00 | Mains £18.00 – £38.00 Desserts £8.00 – £10.00 The Score Cooking 7/10 |…

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Dulse, Edinburgh

  Dulse 17 Queensferry Street, Einburgh EH2 4QW     www.dulse.co.uk   0131 573 7575   The Bill Lunch Menu  2 plates £19.00 A la carte Plates £9.00 – £44.00 | Desserts £8.50 The Score Cooking 9/10 | Service 3/5 | Flavour 5/5  Value 4/5 TOTAL 21/25 One door closes, and all that. For many years…

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The Little Chartroom, Edinburgh

  The Little Chartroom 14 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh EH6 5JD 0131 556 6600  www.thelittlechartroom.com The Bill Starters £15.00 – £15.50 | Mains £27.50 – £32.00 Desserts £10.50 – £11.50 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5  Value 5/5 TOTAL 23/25 Beginnings are tricky. Ask any columnist. Or indeed any Gospel writer. Take…

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Timberyard, Edinburgh

  Timberyard 10 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DS 0131 221 1222 www.timberyard.co       The Bill  Eight Course Tasting Menu  £89 A la Carte  Snacks £2.00 – £10.00 | Starters £13.00 – £14.00 Mains £23.00 – £29.00 | Desserts £9.00 – £10.00 The Score Cooking 8/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 4.5/5  Value…

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Aizle, Edinburgh

  Aizle 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ 0131 527 4747   www.aizle.co.uk   The Bill  6 Course Tasting Menu £85.00 The Score Cooking 10/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5  Value 5/5 TOTAL 25/25 It was twenty years ago today! (No, not actually today. The anniversary to which I refer occurred on the day of…

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A Street Near You, La Casa Dalry, Edinburgh

  La Casa Dalry 103 – 105 Dalry Road, Edinburgh EH11 2AB 0131 337 2875 www.la-casa-restaurant.co.uk The Bill  Set Lunch  2 courses £9.95 | 3 courses £11.95 A la Carte Tapas/Mezze  £2.95 – £7.50 | Mains £10.95 – £19.95 Desserts £4.95 – £5.95 The Score Cooking 5.5/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4/5  Value 5/5…

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Passorn, Edinburgh

  Passorn  23 – 23 A Brougham Place, Edinburgh EH3 9JU 0131 229 1537     www.passornthai.com The Bill  Set Lunch (Wed – Sat) 2 courses £12.95 Pre Theatre Supper (Mon – Thu 5.00 – 6.45) 2 courses £15.25 A la Carte Starters  £6.00 – £8.00 | Mains £10.75 – £18.25 The Score Cooking 8/10 |…

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Côte Brasserie, Edinburgh

  Côte Brasserie 51 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LH 0131 202 6256  www.cote.co.uk   The Bill  Prix Fixe (Mon – Thu all day; Fri 12  – 7) 2 courses £14.95 | 3 courses £18.95 A la Carte Starters  £5.95 – £9.25 | Mains £11.95 – £23.50 Puddings £5.25 – £7.25 The Score Cooking 6.5/10 |…

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Blonde Restaurant, Edinburgh – As Told To Tom Johnston

  Blonde Restaurant 75 St Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QR 0131 668 2917   www.blonderestaurant.co.uk   The Bill  Set Lunch 2 courses £13.90 | 3 courses £16.90 Dinner A la Carte Starters  £4.95 – £6.95 | Mains £14.25 – £22.95 Puddings £5.95 – £6.75 The Score Cooking 6.5/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 4/5  Value 5/5…

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The Orchard Bar & Restaurant, Edinburgh

  The Orchard Bar & Restaurant 1 – 2 Howard Place, Edinburgh EH3 5JZ 0131 550 0850  www.theorchardbar.co.uk   The Bill Starters £5.50 – £10.50 | Rustic Sandwiches £7.75 – £9.25 Mains £13.25 –  £31.00 | Desserts – ? The Score Cooking 6/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 20/25 Fascinating…

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Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen, Edinburgh

  Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen 4 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2BD 0131 252 5200  www.gordonramsayrestaurants.com The Bill Starters  £7.50 – £14.50 | Mains £16.50 – £48.00 Desserts £5.00 – £7.00 The Score Cooking 7.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4/5  Value – Beef 2/5, The rest 4/5: Average 3/5 TOTAL 19.5/25 It ain’t…

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Dusit Thai, Edinburgh

  Dusit Thai 49A Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DY 0131 220 6846    www.dusit.co.uk The Bill Dusit Banquet £29.50 pp A la carte Appetisers £5.50 – £10.50 | Mains £11.95 – £22.00 The Score Cooking 6.5/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 19.5/25 You are in heaven in Thailand. A masked…

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The Palmerston, Edinburgh

  The Palmerston Restaurant & Bakery 1 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AF 0131 220 1794    www.thepalmerstonedinburgh.co.uk The Bill Set Lunch (Wednesday  to Friday) 2 courses £16.00 | 3 courses £19.00 A la carte Starters £6.50 – £10.00 | Mains £15.00 – £22.00 Desserts £5.00 – £6.00 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 5/5 |…

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Pepe Nero, Edinburgh

  Pepe Nero 1 – 3 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HU 0131 332 9977 www.pepenerostockbridge.co.uk The Bill Starters £2.95 – £8.95  | Mains £8.50 – £24.50 Pizza £8.95 – £11.50 | Desserts £1.65 – £6.95 The Score Cooking 6/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 19.5/25 Shall we begin with the…

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Rico’s, Edinburgh

  Rico’s 58A North Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3LU 0131 332 6750 www.ricoristorante.co.uk The Bill Antipasti £9.00 – £16.00  | Primi Piatti £16.00 – £25.00 Secondi Piatti £18.00 – £32.00 | Dolci £6.50 – £8.50 The Score Cooking 7.5/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 20.5/25 Here’s a Q and A…

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The Raeburn, Edinburgh

  The Raeburn 112 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HG 0131 332 7000 www.theraeburn.com The Bill Starters £6.00 – £8.00  | Mains £11.50 – £28.80  Desserts £5.00 – £8.00 The Score Cooking 5/10 | Service 3/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 16/25 In life, sadly, there are winners and losers. The good news this…

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Rhubarb, Prestonfield House, Edinburgh

  Rhubarb Prestonfield House Priestfield Road, Edinburgh EH16 5UT 0131 225 7800 www.prestonfield.com     The Bill Lunch  2 courses £30.00| 3 courses £35.00 Dinner  3 courses £44.00 A la Carte Starters £10.00 – £18.00 | Mains  £18.50 – £49.00 Puddings £6.00 – £11.00 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4/5 |…

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LeftField, Edinburgh

  LeftField  12 Barclay Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 4HP 0131 229 1394 www.leftfieldedinburgh.co.uk The Bill Starters £7.50 – £13.50 | Mains £14.50 – £40.00 | Desserts £5.00 – £8.00 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 21.5/25 The idea of something coming out of left field is that it…

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La Piazza, Edinburgh

  La Piazza 97 – 99 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4SD 0131 221 1150 www.lapiazzaedinburgh.com The Bill Lunch and Dinner Starters £3.25 – £9.95 | Mains £9.15 – £20.95 | Desserts £4.50 – £4.95 The Score Cooking 6/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 19/25 A caricature is a curious and…

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Dean Banks at The Pompadour, Edinburgh

  Dean Banks at The Pompadour Waldorf Astoria (Caledonian) Hotel Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB 07770 451668  www.deanbanks.co.uk     The Bill Dinner Only (Wednesday to Sunday) 5 course Tasting Menu £85.00 The Score Cooking 9.5/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 24/25 Come with me softly, up a staircase and…

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Aurora modern eatery, Leith, Edinburgh

  Aurora modern eatery 187 Great Junction Street, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 5LQ www.aurora.co.uk   0131 554 5537 The Bill Lunch  2 courses £24.00| 3 courses £29.00 | Cheese supplement  £7.00 Dinner 5 course tasting menu £45.00 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 23/25 Having booked online, I was…

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Fishers in The City, Edinburgh

  Fishers in The City 58 Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EN 0131 225 5109 www.fishersrestaurants.co.uk The Bill Lunch and Dinner Starters £4.25 – £15.00 | Mains £14.25 – £45.00 | Desserts £4.00 – £6.75 The Score Cooking 6.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 20.5/25 No, familiarity does not breed contempt.…

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Golden Oldies – Restaurant Andrew Fairlie at Gleneagles Hotel

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perth & Kinross  PH3 1NF 01764 694267          www.andrewfairlie.co.uk The Bill (2015 Prices) Dinner  3 courses £95.00   Dégustation Menu  (7 courses) £125.00 The Score Cooking 10/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 24/25 The good news for all of us, not least for the beleaguered restaurant…

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Wee Deliveries – The Wee Restaurant At Home

The Wee Restaurant, 17 Main Street. North Queensferry. KY11 1JG If you still remember how, pick up a pen, pencil or other implement and sign your name. Put it to one side and read on. Oi, moosh! I hear you cry. Not only do you not do takeaways, you’ve written almost eloquently about why you…

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