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The inside guide to the best Fringe eating. The Festival FoodList checks out the edibles nearest to the theatres.


I Cate St Honors 34 NW Thistle Street Lane 226 2211.Mon—Fri8am—6pm; Sat 9am—4pm. The only place for breakfast. Real Frenchmen. real coffee. real croissants baked on the premises.

I Hendersons 94 Hanover Street 225 2131 Mon—Sat Sam—1 1pm; Sun. 9am—9pm. Big vegetarian meals and a laid-back wine bar with evening music.

I The Brasserie 88—90 Hanover Street 225 575‘) Mon—Sat Warn—midnight; Sun noon-midnight. Big. breezy joint serving everything from steak and chips to spaghetti.

I Laigh Bakehouse 121 Ilanover Street 225 1552 Mon—Sat S.30anr—T30ptn. Restful spot for a sandwich or a cup oftea.

I George Hotel 21 (ieorge Street 225 1251 Mon—Sun 12.30-2pm and

6.30" 10pm. If you want a blow-out. try the three-course lunch at £11.50.

I Crawtords Country Kitchen Assembly Rooms Mon-Sun 10am b.3llpm. ()n the ground floor at the back of the Assembly Rooms. I.otsof sandwiches. salads and hot meals served by lovely ladies. Prices on the steep side.

I Edinburgh Bookshop 57 (ieorge Street 225 4105 Mon 9. 15am— 5pm;

'I‘ue I'ri ‘). l5am— ‘).30pm; Sat‘). 15am- 5.30pm; Sun 11.15am» -130pm. I'p above the bookshop. a comfy cafe serving soup. rolls. tea. buns and a hot dish or two

I New York Steam Packet 31 North Rose Street Lane 225 4on3 Mon Sun (r l lptn. (ireat big steaks and burgers in dark. cramped. delightful

I Shanaz Tandoori 12‘)a Rtisc Street 22b 2Sti2



Mon-I-ri noon—2.30pm and 5.30pm—midnight: Sat noon—lam; Sun

5pm—l 1.311pm. Highly decorated basement. a bit pricier than some but a pretty good curry.

I V1108 55a Frederick Street 225 5052 Mon—Sun Noon—2.30pm. 6—1 1pm (or later). Good Italian food and careful service in an upmarket basement.


I Rasputins 75 St Leonards Street 668 2‘) 1 7 Wed—Sat Last orders lllpm I’artiesofover fifteen. any day. by arrangement. Very special, idiosyncratic restaurant with borsch. blinis and a pianola.


I Pierre Victoire Victoria Street 225 1721Mon—Sun Noon—lam. Basic decor. wonderful French food at astonishing prices. Book now or regret it.

I Kinnell‘s House 36 Victoria Street 2211 1 151) Mon—Sat 8.30am-—‘)pm; Sun 10am-9pm. Smart red cafe. Wide selection of teas and coffees and changing daily menu of soups and hot dishes. Kinnells also rttn the Traverse restaurant open ‘).30am~midnight.

I Gennaro'sm (irassmarket 221'» 370(i Mon-Sun noon—midnight. Reasonable. friendly. red-checked tableclothed Italian.

I Mammas 30 Grassmarkct225b~1ti~1 Sun—Thurs noon-midnight; Fri Sat noon~1am. Build-your-own pizzas. (‘ool. blue restaurant;

w arm . American atmosphere.

I L‘Alliance 7 Merchant Street 225 2002 Newly re-opened Fancy French cooking inside a railway tunnel, Noisy but nice.

I Merchants l7 Merchant Street 225 401)" Mon -Sat noon -230pm.

(i311 10.30pm. Pamper yourself. (‘iviliscd restaurant. charming service and delicious I‘rench food.

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I Filmhouse Restaurant I’ilmhouse. Iothian Road 22Stw3ts'2..\1on Sun

‘Iam ‘) 15pm. Pleasant restaurant w ith a hint of art deco. Nice for lunch. IWheelerst‘asrle 'I'errace 22‘) I IS]

Mon Sun 1231) 2.30pm. f) 1 1pm. Wheeler's first Scottish restaurant. 'I‘he customary dab hand with fish in a relaxed. attractive setting.

I L'Aperitit l .yceum Theatre. (irindlay Street 22‘)8oo3,\1on Sun 10am midnight. I'nassuming restaurant

French connection at

reasonable prices.

I The Sultan 157 Lothian Road 229 8778. Good Tandoori restaurant which does a special. very cheap. offer on vegetarian meals between 5pm and 8pm. Mon—Thurs.


A guide to the best eating and drinking near the Burrell Collection and around Kelvingrove Art Galleries.

Prices in brackets are the approximate cost at a meal and drinktortwo.


I Burrell Collection Cate 20-10 I’ollokshaws Road 041 (132 7151. Mon—Sat Mam-4.30pm; Sun. 2—-1.30pm. Coffees. pastries and full meals available with views out across Pollok Park and back into the gallery above. Lift for the disabled.

I DiMaggio's 1083 Pollokshaws Road (141 632 419-1 Mon-Fri Noon—2.30pm. 5pm—midnight (Fri till 1am); Sat Noon— lam; Sun. 5pm~midnight. The best pizzas in the area and

I Kensington‘s 1M Darnley Street 011 42-1 3662 Mon—Fri.

noon- 2pm; Mon—Sat (i.30—‘).30pm. Small. ‘intimate' restaurant with rich and well-chosen

IThe Granary 10 Kilmarnock Road 0-11 64‘) 776‘). Restaurant and adjacent bar. the hubof Southside nightlife. Varied menu also caters for vegetarians.


I Art Galleries Restaurant Kelvingrove Art (iallerics. Kelvingrove. 0-11 357 392‘). Mon Sat lilam— ~1.31lprn;Sun 2---1.30pm. Lunch served. 11.45am 2.15pm. (‘rood selection of meals. pastries and drinksin pleasant surroundings with views to university and park.

I Shish Mahal ~15 ( iibson

Street 11-11 33‘) 8256.

Mon Sun

11.45am 11.30pm. ()ne of the longest-established and most respected Indian restaurants in the city. Iiven has itsowncooker} hook. (L211)