Tag Archives: Leith Walk

Return of the Curate’s Egg Fringe

Saturday, 10th August Started my Free Fringe day with the marvellous Joan Shepard in Confessions of an Old Lady #2 at Fingers Piano Bar. Not the greatest of venues with entrance directly off Frederick Street and noises off from the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Pub versus Cafe Culture

Looking for a great – or just decent – pub in Edinburgh? Depends what type you’re looking for – unreconstructed old man’s, reconstructed old man’s turned gastro, George Street rip-off domes, shag-tag student dives… enough already! Personally speaking, here’s what … Continue reading

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The best authentic Italian in Edinburgh

If you’re looking for the best pizza outside of Italy – avoid the ‘pizza house’ chains (that includes Jamie’s ersatz Italian) and the inflated egos and creaking sense of service in the Little Italy eateries that populate Lothian Road and … Continue reading

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