Serious Festival-goers need to stop and replenish their energy levels on a regular basis. With this in mind Ann Donald scouted out some of the eateries to the north of Edinburgh’s Princes Street which cater for a variety of tastebuds.
and the bistro-style faves at night. House specialities include a line of traditional puddings such as bread and butter pudding and apple crumble.
I la Cate SaInt Honoré 34 North West Thistle Street Lane. 226 221 I. Reopening under new management on 24 August. this attractive restaurant is situated right in the heart of the New Town only a few minutes from the Assembly Rooms. An ideal place for those who want to escape the bustle of the main streets and enjoy a meal in classic French surroundings.
I Banazlr Palace 27 Jock‘s Lodge. 661 0306. Open Mon-Fri 5pm—midnight; Sat 5pm—Iam. Only ten minutes from the city centre, the Palace’s reputation stretches farther than Holyrood Park. Specialising in Tandoori dishes from beginner’s-style Kashmir to the pineapple Karachi Special. With seating for over 70 there is room for a whole Fringe audience.
I BI!) and Tucker 2 Deanhaugh Street. 332 I469. Mon-Sat 11am-5pm and 6.30—10pm; licensed through to lam. Right in the heart of Stockbridge, two minutes from the Theatre Workshop, this is a bustling powerhouse of WhOICSOW home'cmking- Small. Yet I2.30—2.30pm and 6—1 lpm. As from often packed out with regulars keen to Sat 22 Aug they are also open Sat sample the “3Ch03 and SOUPS 3‘ lunCh | lunchtime. This centrally located
I Le Marché IIoIr 2/4 Eyre Place. 558 I608. Open seven days a week
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GUACAMOLE. POTATO SKINS. ROQUEFORT HUSSELS. CAIUN POPCORN. BUFFALO WINGS. SPARE RIBS. CHILI. VEGIBURGERS. CHARGRILLED STEAK
CHARGRILL STEAKHOUSE 64 THISTLE ST. TEL: O3I-225 6l27
OPEN 7 DAYS TILL Il.00
SUNDAY BRUNCH I2.30-3.3O
LOBSTER STEAK. T-BONE. CHARGRILLED CHICKEN. CHARGRILLED TROUT. TERIYAKI KEBAI. BUFFALO CHIPS. WILD RICE. ESPRESSO. CAPPUCCINO
restaurant specialises in imaginative regional French food prepared and cooked to high standards. The titles alone are quite a mouthful: ‘wood
pigeon with roasted shallots in ajus of madeira and cepes' followed by ‘almond tulip basket with pearls of sorbet’.
EDINBURGH'S NEWEST JAZZ AND BLUES LIVE MUSIC VENUE
FREE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FROM 9.00pm EVERY SUNDAY - THURSDAY
TRADITIONAL ALES AND A LARGE SELECTION OF BOTTLED BEERS AND LAGERS.
EXCELLENT CUISINE SERVED UNTIL 9pm IN RELAXED SURROUNDINGS.
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