[ French crepes and a range of fish and meat dishes served up by the Le Sept chefs. Strong vegetarian options and imaginative sweet crepe versions also feature on a menu that is excellent value for money.
I les Partisans l-l-1 High Street. 335 MM. Less than a year ago Les l’artisans made its entrance on the High Street with its striking facade. The brasserie-style menu has an eclectic range of dishes with a French and Northen Spanish inﬂuence: pork fillet with basil and olives. chicken breast stuffed with haggiswvhisky sauce. seawolf with saffron and mussels. plus an extensive wine list. ()pen seven days for lunch and dinner and now all day Sunday brunch. this is a perfect place to linger over a meal and watch the world go by on the Royal Mile below the windows.
Sandy Stones wine and ale bar. downstairs at Les Partisans. is a refreshingly small and neat bar with a selection of real ales. Providing good service and with a licence until laru. it is also well worth checking out for the live music and quizzes.
I Pancho Villas 240 Canongate. 557 4416. Pancho Villas' Mexican chefs have spent time and effort adapting their authentic recipes to create an attractive menu of unique and individual dishes served in a lively atmosphere. with occasional live music throughout summer. Choose from nachos queso or enchilada sui/a (tortilla stuffed with chicken breast and topped with mild chili and cream). at
lunch or dinner. or chill otrt till late over a beer with a selection of tastv hotanas. Mexican-style tapas.
I Royal Mile Tavern l27 High Street. 556 8274. This central bar is ideally situated if you're going to this weekend's Old Town carnival. Dinners and lunches are also served from a varied menu which includes fresh mussels. Guinness hot pot. haggis.
SNACK AND LUNCH MENU SERVED FROM 12 TILL 6pm EVERY DAY
OPEN FROM 12.00pm TO 11pm 5 EVERY DAY THROUGHOUT SUMMER
240 CANONGATE ROYAL MILE, EDINBURGH Telephone: 031 557 4416
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neeps and tatties. with liqueur coffees to finish. Children are welcome in the back dining room. and the front bar makes a perfect vantage point for the Mile procession.
I World’s End Bar The World's End takes its name from the last close on the
south side of the Royal Mile. This unreconstructed pub remains a favourite Old Town watering hole. its excellent selection of beers and spirits and large midday crowds a testament to the popularity of its lunchtime menu. (Eood jukebox and affable staff.
VEGETARIAN FOOD FOR CARNIVORES
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