Dine Craiglockhart, Edinburgh

  Dine Craiglockhart 101B Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH14 1AL 0131 229 2929   www.craiglockhart.scot   The Bill  Set Menu 2 courses £21.50 | 3 courses £28.50 A la carte Starters  £7.00 – £10.50 | Mains £16.00 – £27.50 Desserts £6.50 – £7.50 The Score Cooking  7.5/10 | Service 4/5 Flavour  5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 21.5/25…

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Celentano’s, Glasgow

  28 – 32 Cathedral Square Glasgow G4 0XA 0131 552 3519 www.celentanosglasgow.com The Bill  A la carte Snacks  £3.00 – £8.00 | Antipasti £11.50 – £12.50 Primi £12.00 – £14.00 |  Secondi £17.50 – £27.00 Desserts £6.00 – £7.00  Feasting Menu £49.00 The Score Cooking  8.5/10 | Service 2/5 Flavour  5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL…

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The Voyage of Buck, Edinburgh

  The Voyage of Buck 29 – 31 William Street, Edinburgh EH3 7NF 0131 225 5748 www.thevoyageofbuckedinburgh.co.uk The Bill  A la carte Starters  £7.00 – £11.00 | Mains £17.00 – £22.00 Desserts £6.00 – £7.00 The Score Cooking  5.5/10 | Service 4.5/5 Flavour  4/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 18/25   Arriving here for lunch I…

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the butterfly and the pig, Glasgow

  the butterfly and the pig 151 Bath Street Glasgow G2 4SQ 0141 221 7711   www.thebutterflyandthepig.com The Bill Starters  £5.85 – £7.85 | Mains £13.95 – £24.95 Desserts £6.00 The Score Cooking  5.5/10 | Service 2.5/5 Flavour  4/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 17/25 If you are experiencing a feeling of déja vu (or, more accurately,…

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Herringbone, Goldenacre, Edinburgh

  Herringbone 2 South Trinity Road, Edinburgh EH5 3NR 0131 552 3292  www.herringbone-goldenacre.co.uk   The Bill Daytime Starters £4.75 – £7.50 | Mains £12.95 – £18.90 Desserts £4.00 – £7.50 Dinner Starters £4.75 – £8.50 | Mains £14.50 – £20.95 Desserts £4.00 – £7.50 The Score Cooking  6/10 | Service 4.5/5 Flavour  4/5 | Value…

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Hamiltons, Edinburgh

  Hamiltons 16 – 18 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5AU 0131 226 4199 www.hamiltonsedinburgh.co.uk     The Bill Lunch (Mon – Fri) Sandwiches £11.00 – £13.00 | Mains £14.00 – £22.00 Desserts £8.00  Dinner Starters £5.00 – £8.00 | Sharing Plates £10.00 – £15.00 Mains £14.00 – £22.00 | Desserts £8.00 The Score Cooking  4.5/10 | Service…

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Tipo, Edinburgh

  Tipo 110 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR 0131 226 4545 www.tipoedinburgh.co.uk/     The Bill snacks and breads £6.00 – £8.00  small plates £12.00 – £14.00  pasta £13.00 – £15.00 |  main dishes £22.00 – £35.00  dessert £6.00 – £7.00   The Score Cooking  8/10 | Service 4.5/5 Flavour  5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 22.5/25  Restaurant…

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Dakota Grill, Dakota Hotel, Glasgow

  Dakota Grill Dakota Hotel Glasgow 179 West Regent Street, Glasgow G2 4DP 0141 404 3680  www.dakotahotels.co.uk The Bill Set Lunch  2 courses £30.00 | 3 courses £35.00 A la carte Starters £10.00 – £16.00  |  Mains £20.00 – £37.50  Desserts £9.00 – £10.00   The Score Cooking  6.5/10 | Service 4/5 Flavour  4.5/5 |…

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The Kirklands Hotel, Kinross

  The Kirklands Hotel 20 High Street, Kinross, KY13 8AN 01577 863313    www.thekirklandshotel.com The Bill A la carte Small Bites £7.00 (3 for £19.00)  Mains £13.95 – £21.95 (Small portions are available for some dishes) Desserts £5.50 – £6.95   The Score Cooking  4.5/10 | Service 3.5/5 Flavour  3.5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 16.5/25 …

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Langan’s Brasserie, London

  Langan’s Brasserie, Stratton Street, London W1J 8LB 020 7491 8822       www.langansbrasserie.com The Bill A la carte  Starters £13.00 – £935.00  Mains £19.00 – £68.00 | Puddings £11.50 – £16.00 The Score Cooking  6/10 | Service 3.5/5  Flavour  3/5 | Value 2/5 TOTAL 14.5/25  Well, there a few reasons. I say this in…

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Hicce, London

  hicce mkt (in wolf&badger) 102 Stable Street, Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross, London N1C 4DQ 020 3869 8200 www.hicce.co.uk The Bill Boards £4.50 – £9.00  Plates £10.00 – £28.00 | Desserts £9.00 The Score Cooking 5/10 | Service 3/5  Flavour  3.5/5 | Value 1/5 TOTAL 12.5/25  Regular readers will know of my distaste for…

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The Rabbit Restaurant, Marine Troon

  The Rabbit Restaurant Marine Troon 8 Crosbie Road, Troon, Ayrshire KA10 6HE 01292 314444  www.therabbitandseal.com The Bill A la carte  Starters £5.00 – £13.50  Mains £12.00 – £42.50 | Desserts £7.00 – £8.50 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 4/5  Flavour  4.5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 21.5/25  Salmon with Fennel and Sorrel Rabbit. Why…

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Noble Rot Mayfair, London

  Noble Rot Mayfair 5 Trebeck Street, Shepherd Market, London W1J 7LT 020 7101 6770    www.noblerot.co.uk The Bill Set Lunch  2 courses £22.00 | 3 courses £26.00 A la carte Snacks and Nibbles £4.50 – £16.00  Starters £9.00 – £16.00  Mains £28.00 – £48.00 | Desserts £9.00 – £12.00 The Score Cooking  8.5/10 |…

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Glaschu Restaurant & Bar, Glasgow

  Glaschu Restaurant & Bar 32 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AB 0141 248 2214    www.glaschurestaurant.co.uk The Bill Market Menu 2 courses £25.00 | 3 courses £30.00 A la carte Appetisers £3.50 – £7.00 | Starters £10.00 – £18.00  Mains £23.00 – £42.50 | Desserts £8.00 – £8.50 The Score Cooking  6/10 | Service…

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number one, The Balmoral, Edinburgh

  number one The Balmoral, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ 0131 557 6727    website 3MBSbzB The Bill 3 course Dinner Menu (Thu/Sun/Mon) £85 7 course Tasting Menu £115   The Score Cooking  8.5/10 | Service 5/5  Flavour  4.5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 22.5/25  Should Chef Mathew Sherry and any of his ultra talented…

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The Magnum, Edinburgh

  The Magnum 1 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3PY 0131 557 4366  www.themagnumrestaurant.co.uk   The Bill A la carte Starters £6.90 – £17.00 | Mains £17.00 – £36.00  Desserts £7.00 – £9.00   The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 5/5  Flavour 5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 21.5/25 Just a pub lunch, said the lady. I’m fed…

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Haar Restaurant with Rooms, St Andrews

  Haar Restaurant with Rooms 1 Golf Place, St Andrews KY16 9JA 01334 479281 www.haarrestaurant.com The Bill Five Course Tasting Menu £82.50  Optional Extra Courses £18.00 – £25.00   The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 1/5  Flavour 4.5/5 | Value 3/5 TOTAL 17/25 Oh, Dean Banks. I’ll begin the year with a quotation from a well known…

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Light of Bengal, Aberdeen – Guest Reviewer David Dickson

  Light of Bengal 13 Rose St, Aberdeen, AB10 1TX 01224 648224       www.lightofbengalaberdeen.co.uk The Bill Starters £4.95 – £9.95 | Mains £12.95 – £19.95  Rice £3.95 – £5.45 | Vegetable sides £6.45   Breads £1.95 – £5.45 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 4/5  Flavour 4/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 19/25 A bitterly cold night in the…

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Six by Nico, Glasgow – Guest Reviewer David Steele

  Six by Nico Glasgow 1132 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TD 0141 334 5661 www.sixbynico.co.uk The Bill Six Course Tasting Menu £37.00  Matching Wines £30.00 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 3/5  Flavour 4/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 18/25 David Steele It seemed an excellent way to celebrate the boy’s significant birthday – a visit to the…

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Borough, Edinburgh

  Borough 50 – 54 Henderson Street, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 ,6DE 0131 554 7655 www.boroughrestaurant.com   The Bill Lunch Set Lunch 3 courses £25.00 Dinner 5 courses £55.00 The Score Cooking 9/10 | Service 5/5  Flavour 5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 24/25 Remarkable things happen in this irregularly shaped, rather plain room. Here I featured…

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Red Onion, Glasgow

  257 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 4TT 0141 221 6000   www.red-onion.co.uk The Bill  Fixed Price Menu  2 courses £19.50 | 3 courses £25.00 A la carte Starters £5.00 – £12.00 | Mains £14.00 – £30.00 Desserts ? The Score Cooking 4/10 | Service 4/5  Flavour  3/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 15/25 Today’s story begins…

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The Tollhouse, Edinburgh

  The Tollhouse 50 Brandon Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 5BX 0131 224 2424  www.tollhouse.scot   The Bill A la carte Starters £6.50 – £11.00 | Mains £15.00 – £23.00 Desserts £6.50 – £7.50 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 5/5  Flavour  5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 23.5/25 Did you see the flash? Bright blue. Even if…

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Sessions Arts Club, Clerkenwell, London

  Sessions Arts Club Old Sessions House, 24 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0NA 020 3793 4025  www.sessionsartsclub.com   The Bill A la carte Plates £5.00 – £27.00 | Desserts £7.00 – £10.00 The Score Cooking  8.5/10 | Service 5/5  Flavour  5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 23/25 What’s in a name, eh? This place isn’t a…

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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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