L'Escargot Bleu Dining Room

  56 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SA 0131 556 1600  www.lescargotbleu.co.uk   The Bill  Set Lunch  2 courses £12.60  Set Dinner (pre 18.45) 2 courses £14.90 A la Carte Starters: £6.00 – £14.00 | Mains: £14.00 – £24.00  Desserts: £6.00 – £7.50 The Score Cooking 7.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 5/5…

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French Institute

59 – 63 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1RN 0131 225 4021  www.lebistrot.co.uk The Bill Table d’Hote Lunch 2 courses: £13.95 | 3 courses: £16.95 Dinner A la Carte Starters: £5.95 – £9.95 | Mains: £12.95 – £32.95  Desserts: £5.95 – £6.95 The Score Cooking 6/10 | Service 3/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 5/5…

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Cafe Royal Interior

19 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA 0131 556 1884 www.belhavenpubs.co.uk/pubs/midlothian/cafe-royal-circle-bar The Bill A la Carte Oysters(6): £12.00 – £15.00 | Starters: £6.00 – £12.00  Mains: £13.00 – £35.00* | Desserts: £6.00 – £7.00 * Lobster is market price, probably higher The Score Cooking 2.5/10 | Service 3/5 | Flavour 2/5 | Value 2/5 TOTAL…

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White Horse Edinburgh

266 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8AA 0131 629 5300 https://www.whitehorseoysterbar.co.uk The Bill Small Plates – 9.00 – £14.00 | Whole Fish (Daily Selection) – £Market Price | Seafood Platters (for two) – £65.00 – £95.00 | Desserts – £4.50 – £7.50 The Score Cooking 6/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 3.5/5 | Value 3.5/5 TOTAL 17/25…

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Vietnam House

3 Grove Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8AF 0131 228 3383   www.vietnamhouserestaurant.co.uk The Bill Starters: £6.25 – £7.95 | Mains: £10.50 – £14.50 | Desserts: £3.99 The Score Cooking 5.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 19.5/25 Picture yourself, if you will, back in the days of the Edinburgh Enlightenment. Now I am…

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Michael's Grill & Seafood Place

15 – 19 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1 DR 0131 557 2635 www.michaelsteak.co.uk The Bill Lunch menu (Monday to Friday) 3 courses £11.80 A la carte Starters: £6.95 – £13.50 | Mains: £14.95 – £32.00 | Desserts: £4.00 – £8.00 The Score Cooking 4/10 | Service 2/5 | Flavour 2/5 | Value 2.5/5 TOTAL 10.5/25…

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New Chapter

18 Eyre Place, Edinburgh EH3 5EP 0131 556 0006   www.newchapterestaurant.co.uk The Bill Set Lunch 2 courses: £16.95 | 3 courses: £21.95 Set Dinner (Mon – Thu 1730 – 1830) 2 courses: £17.95 | 3 courses: £22.95 A la Carte Starters: £8.50 – £14.00 | Mains: £18.50 – £23.00 | Desserts: £5.50 – £7.95 The Score…

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Ship On The Shore

24 – 26 The Shore, Leith Edinburgh EH6 6QN 0131 555 0409   www.theshipontheshore.co.uk The Bill A la Carte Starters: £7.00 – £12.50 | Oysters: £8.00 – £12.00 | Mains: £12.50 – £24.00 | Desserts: £3.50 – £7.50 Seafood Platters: £20.00 – £130.00   The Score Cooking 6/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 3.5/5 | Value…

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La Bruschetta

13 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5DR 0131 467 7464   www.labruschetta.co.uk The Bill Set Lunch (Tue – Sat) 2 courses: £16.95 | 3 courses: £19.95 Set Dinner (Tue – Fri) 3 courses: £23.95 A la Carte Stuzzichini: £4.95 – £6.95 | Antipasti: £5.95 – £10.95 | Primi: £11.95 – £20.95 Secondi: £15.95 – £26.95 | Desserts:…

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Noto

47A Thistle Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DY 0131 241 8518    www.notoedinburgh.co.uk The Bill Plates: £6.00 – £16.00 The Score Cooking 8/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 22/25   This eagerly awaited opening sees Stuart Ralston of Aizle fame with his first restaurant in the city centre. I have never visited Aizle,…

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Rustom

2 Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh EH12 5BT 0131 337 7920   www.rustomrestaurant.co.uk The Bill Starters: £2.95 – £6.95 | Mains: £8.95 – £25.95 | Desserts: £4.00 – £4.95 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 21/25   What’s in a name? Since I’ve started checking out the meanings of the…

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Berties Proper Fish & Chips

Eusebi Deli 152 Park Road, Glasgow, G2 9HB 0141 648 9999  www.eusebideli.com The Bill Starters: £4.00 – £12.00 | Mains: £12.50 – £24.00 | Desserts: Didn’t get there The Score Cooking 8/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 23/25 A long, long time ago, in a place very close to here,…

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30 North West Circus Place, Edinburgh EH3 6TP 0131 220 2020   www.eat-merienda.com The Bill Staples: £3.50 – £9.50 | Fields & Gardens/Farms & Pastures/Rivers & Seas: £5.00 – £8.50  Sweetness: £7.00 The Score Cooking 9/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 24/25   In the food writer’s losing battle against the…

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Scotts Troon

Scotts Bar & Restaurant, Port Edgar Marina, Shore Road, South Queensferry EH30 9SQ 0131 370 8166  www.scotts-southqueensferry.co.uk ****************************************************** Scotts at Troon Yacht Haven Troon Yacht Haven, Harbour Road, Troon KA10 6DJ 01292 315315 www.scotts-troon.co.uk The Bill (South Queensferry) Starters: £5.00 – £10.95 | Mains: £10.95- £47.50 | Desserts: £6.45 – £7.95 The Bill (Troon) Starters:…

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Mono

85 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1HN   0131 466 4726  www.monorestaurant.co.uk The Bill Tasting Menu 5 courses: £50.00 | 7 courses: £70.00 Vegetarian Tasting Menu 5 courses: £45.00 A la Carte Starters: £11.00 – £12.00 | Mains: £20.00 – £27.00 | Desserts: £10.00 The Score Cooking 8/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value…

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23 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA 0131 526 4790  www.thehawksmoor.com/locations/edinburgh The Bill Express Menu (Mon – Sat 1200 – 1800 and after 2130) 2 courses; £25.00 | 3 courses £28.00 A la Carte Starters: £7.50 – £18.00 | Mains: £14.00 – £34.00 |  Desserts: £7.50 – £9.50 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 4.5/5…

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Mason Belles

52 High Street, Linlithgow, West Lothian EH49 7AE 01506 843867 www.masonbelleskitchen.uk/ The Bill A la Carte Starters: £4.75 – £7.25 | Mains: (excluding steaks)  £9.00 – £16.95 | Desserts: £4.95 – £6.25 The Score Cooking 5/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 18/25   This is an accidental review, proof that…

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Mark Greenaway Interior

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh (The Caledonian Hotel) Rutland Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB 0131 222 8857  www.markgreenaway.com The Bill A la Carte Starters: £9.00 – £12.00 | Mains: £23.00 – £42.50 | Desserts: £8.50 – £9.50 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 22.5/25     Greenaway is back! Which means…

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bia bistrot

19 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 5DP 0131 4528453   www.biabistrot.co.uk   The Bill Set Lunch 2 courses; £10.00 | 3 courses £12.00 A la Carte Bites: £32.50 – £3.00 |Starters: £6.00 – £7.50 | Mains: £13.95 – £23.50 |  Sweets: £5.00 – £5.50 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 5/5…

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Lookout by Gardener's Cottage

Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA 0131 322 1246  www.thelookoutedinburgh.co (the email address is not a typo – there is no .uk) The Bill Set Lunch 4 courses: £33.00 A la Carte Snacks: £4.00 – £12.00 | Starters: £9.00 – £13.00 Mains: £18.00 – £29.00 | Desserts: £9.00 – £11.00 The Score Cooking 9.5/10 | Service…

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Southside Scran

14 – 17 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4 HN 0131 342 3333     www.southsidescran.com The Bill Set Lunch 3 courses: £21.50 A la Carte Starters: £9.50 – £18.00 | Mains: £10.50 – £32.00 | Desserts: £7.50 – £8.50 The Score Cooking 8/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 22/25     Only…

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Forage & Chatter

1A Alva Street, Edinburgh EH2 4PH 0131 225 4599     www.forageandchatter.com The Bill Set Lunch 2 courses: £14.95 | 3 courses: £17.95 A la Carte Starters: £8.00 – £11.00 | Mains: £16.00 – £23.00 | Desserts: £7.00 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 22/25   I’m not sure…

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Forth Floor Harvey Nichols

30 – 34 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD 01310 524 8350  www.harveynichols.com The Bill A la Carte Starters: £7.00 – £13.00 | Mains: £15.00 – £35.00 | Desserts: £7.00 – £9.00 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 22/25   Edinburgh dwellers just don’t realise how lucky…

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