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The Witchery by the Castle

The Witchery by the Castle (Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh) – this restaurant has developed a world-wide reputation for its exceptional dining experience, showcasing the very best of Scotland’s produce in the most magical of settings. Now in its fourth decade, the Witchery is a Scottish dining landmark, much loved by loyal locals, its celebrity […]

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The Stockbridge Restaurant

The Stockbridge Restaurant (54 St. Stephen Street, Edinbergh) — this restaurant is beautifully decorated with fresh flowers and fairy lights, quality linen and heavy silver cutlery. The food is exceptional, using fresh seasonal produce, locally sourced, with a highlight being local fish and game. Dishes served here include: Corn fed Chicken breast with dauphinoise potatoes, wild […]

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The French

The French (The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester) — behind a curtained entrance in the lobby of The Midland hotel is this upscale restaurant with much pizzazz. The Grade-II listed dining room is a statement unto itself, with soaring ceilings, elaborate cornicing and dazzling chandeliers. Background music ranging from The Kinks to Pulp gives diners a relaxed […]

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Teacup Kitchen

Teacup Kitchen (53-55 Thomas Street, Manchester) – this is an award-winning restaurant located in the heart of Manchester’s northern quarter. Tea is their favorite item and they pride themselves on their collection; from looseleaf and whole flower to bagged blends, they know what it takes to make the perfect pot, and they’re all about making […]

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Rudy’s Pizza

Rudy’s Pizza (9 Cotton Street, Manchester) – this is an independent Neapolitan pizzeria in the heart of Manchester. Here you’ll find a relaxed restaurant environment with passionate pizzaiolo’s intent on following the traditions and artistry of pizza from Naples – the birthplace of pizza. This is a walk-in restaurant only, so it does not accept […]

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Ondine

Ondine (2 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh) — located in the heart of Edinburgh’s City Centre, Ondine is a luxury Seafood Restaurant just off the Royal Mile. Ondine aims to provide a dining experience which provides customers with a menu offering choices and prices to suit most palates and pockets. Among the dishes served there are: […]

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Number One

Number One (The Belmont, 1 Prices Street, Edinburgh) — Michelin-starred Number One is recognised as one of Scotland’s best restaurants, with Executive Chef Jeff Bland and his team providing outstanding cuisine using only the finest and freshest Scottish ingredients. A full a la carte menu is offered alongside the chef’s six-course tasting menu.

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Maison Bleue

Maison Bleue (36-38 Victoria St, Edinburgh) — Maison Bleue Restaurant offers French, North African and traditional Scottish cuisine using cooking skills from each of these regions. It purchases only fresh local produce, and this is delivered daily by highly reputable suppliers. The food is then prepared and cooked by Maison Bleue’s experienced and highly skilled […]

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Mackie Mayor

Mackie Mayor (1 Eagle Street, Manchester) – located on the edge of the Northern Quarter, this Grade-II listed former meat market is home to a range of independent food and drink outlets. Long wooden tables sit in the middle of the huge, glass-roofed space, with on-trend distressed brick walls, towering pillars and a mezzanine level […]

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Kala Bistro

Kala Bistro (King Street, Manchester) — Chef Gary Usher’s sixth venue in the northwest made a grand entrance on to Manchester’s restaurant scene after becoming the fastest funded restaurant project in the world, raising £100k through crowdfunding in 11 hours. But it’s not a showy affair – expect subtle, classy décor in its mezzanine-level dining […]