I Oubllettos 26 Frederick Street, 220 I226, Mon—Thurs Ham—midnight; Fri-Sat Ham—lam; Sun 6pm—midnight. Special Festival opening till 2am seven days a week. Food is served till 8pm. It has only been Open six weeks but already this friendly bar/brasserie smack in the city centre is attracting a lot of attention. A ‘Twin Peaks’ type decor with a spacious wood and stone interior adds to the atmosphere. Perfect for those intimate téte-a-téte dinners with no fear of eavesdroppers. The brasserie menu changes daily with a wide and inventive selection of main courses including Bombay tagliatelle and chicken supreme, plus sticky things like millefeuille and pear flambé. Entertainment ranges fromjazz to piano music.
I Rock Gala 18 Howe Street, 225 7225, Mon—Sat llam—lam. Last orders at llpm. Owner John McKay is passionate about quality and presentation which would explain the popularity of the restaurant, not least with American tourists blown away by some of the finest fresh burgers, steaks, chicken and salmon this side of the Mississippi. A friendly and convivial atmosphere with the ultimate wall-to- wall mural depicting icons from the rock ’n’ roll world.
I Viva Mexico 10 Anchor Close 226 5145, 50 East Fountainbridge, 228 4005. Mon-Sat noon—2.30pm and 6.30—10.30pm. Ole babe, fiesta time
Tandoorl Restaurant Otters You Excellent Buffet Nights.
Mon (Vegetarian only) £6.95 Tuesday, Wednesday £7.95
6pm til late
Ala Carte menu also available
661 0202 661 0306
27 Jock's Lodge Edinburgh
rumbas into Edinburgh with the festive A
multi-coloured garlands that bedeck the interior of this lively establishment. Munch on your tasty Tacos and wholesome bumttos, washed down by a salty Margarita, while surrounded by black and white photographs of revolutionary Mexicans.
I Wigwam 64 Thistle Street, 225 6127.
Mon-Sat 12.30—2.30pm and 6pm—midnight; Sun 12.30—3pm for brunch and 7—] lpm. For a relatively new establishment (they've been open six months) Wigwam have created quite a stir in the Edinburgh culinary
world. Tucked just off Frederick Street,
the Wigwam-sized restaurant is small yet perfectly capable of delights such as Ten'yaki kebabs and Roquefort mussels and offers a good selection of steaks. Either sample the house wines or try the intriguineg titled Chili. Blackened Voodoo and Rattlesnake beers or bring your own.
‘\. Absolutely the finest steaks, burgers, salmon and chicken dishes anywhere.
Full menu served all day every day 12 noon till midnight (closed Sundays).
18 HOWE STREET EDINBURGH
031 225 7225
LUNCH — 12-230pm EVENINGS - 6—11pm (last orders 10.30pm)
10, anchor close, Cockburn Strut .
EDINBURGH 226 5145 50, east fountalnbrldge
IN THE HEART OF STOCKBRIDGE Open all day and in the evenings MONDAY - SATURDAY Good food, good value in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere Take us over for your party Come and see us or call Jerry or Alan on 031-332 1469
2 DEANHAUGH STREET EDINBURGH, EH41LY
Devour French classics
during the Festival.
Wondering what to see at the Festival? Don’t miss the menu at Le Marche Noir. French provincial cooking and every dish is a classic. And now doing Sunday lunch.
LE MARCHE NOIR
2/4 line Place, Edinburgh liH3 Slil’ 'l'elcphone: 031 558 [608.
EDINBURGH 228 my
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