Yello: diners, drinkers and dancers

courses, all served seven days, noon—8pm. Sandwiches are served on four types of bread; Italian, French baguette, linseed and ciabatta with fillings ranging from the classic cheese and pickle (£3.95) up to the ’Bookmaker’ of marinated steak (£475). With the sandwiches you

Altogether a stylish, good looking bar, with no reference to Swiss popsters, Dieter Meier or Boris Blank at all.

don't Just get a plain salad garnish, you can choose from the like of peanut coleslaw, tomato and olive to a personal favourite, the parsnip fries.

Height and colour are important to the larger dishes and although the price might be a little more than your average style bar, you get a lot for your money. Plates are stacked high and overflowmg Highlights are the caramelized pear salad (£4.65), parmesan encrusted chicken and tomato tagliatelle (£5 25) and the fashionably traditional beer battered cod and mushy peas (£6.10)

Between noon and 3pm they’ve also introduced an express lunch menu of soup or fries and a sandWich for £3.85 and until 5pm they offer a two~course set menu for £5 95 or three courses for £6.95. Quite predictably, for the new student term there is the Yello Submarine speCial: baguette and a soft drink for £3 45

In the evenings DJs play Thursday to Saturday, but the volume is kept to a reasonable level, With a calmer vrbe than other style bars in the city. Drinkers are dressy, but less formal than the daytime clientele, heading off to near-by clubs like the Sub, Arches, Tunnel and also Tin Pan Alley (directly above, owned by the same company) Altogether a stylish, good looking bar, With no reference to SWiss popsters, Dieter Meier or Boris Blank at all.

Yello, 33 Mitchell Street, 0141 221 7226.

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Bann's 5 Hunter Square. 226 1112

Voted best cheap and cheerful meal in Edinburgh by List readers. Egon Ronay recommended. 10am-1 1pm every day.

The Basement 10a-12a Broughton Street. 557 0097.

Restaurant quality food at pub-grub prices, served 'til 10pm in lively, colourful surroundings.

The Bookstop Cafe 4 Teviot Place. 225 5298

New bookshop/cafe. Promises book-browsing, plus, extensive coffee menu, smoothies and deli snacks.

Cellar No 1 1a Chambers Street. 220 4298.

For superb atmosphere, wines and food, late nights and live music, the Cellar is No 1!

Common Grounds 2/3 North Bank Street. 2261416. ,‘Azfls‘


coffee house on The

Mound. Food served all day. Live music most evenings.

Dial restaurant/cafe 44/46 George IV Bridge. 225 7179. 'Wears its style With a capital With food to match.’ - Conrad Wilson, Modern Scottish Cuisine.


Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road.

229 5932. A

Relaxed, atmospheric cafe bar, serving great value snacks, salads, specials and brilliant cappuccinos 10am till late.

Haw House 44 Candlemaker Row. 220 4420.

Mexican/chargrill daily speoals. Highly recommended in The List.

Helios Fountain 7 Grassmarket

(With shop) 229 7884

Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm

Theatre Workshop (licensed)

34 Hamilton Place, ifié . s .

10am-6pm.Two ygfimfl-‘W

excellent vegetarian

Stockbridge. coffee houses serving really tasty food.

225 8802 Mon-Sat

lsabels Café 83 Clerk Street (below Nature's Gate). 662 4014.

Stone walled, smoke-free basement oasis servmg homemade veggie/vegan food fresh, deliCious and cheap!

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Khublai Khans Mongolian BBQ

43 Assembly Street.

555 0005.

Lunch (Fri & Sun) £5.95, dinner (seven days) £13.95. All you can eat DIY BBQ.

Kaffe Politik 146/148 Marchmont Road. 446 9873.Espresso bar. JUice bar. Food specials all day. 'Worth the trip.’ lOam— 10pm, 7 days.

Unique and fun.

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Ndebele 57 Home Street. 221 1141. A cafe and sandwich deli with an impressive range of culinary delights from Southern Africa.

Negociants cafe, bar, restaurant. 45-47 Lothian Street. 225 6313. Eclectic Mediterranean menu, superb range of drinks, coffees, cocktails, wines and beers. Open 9-3am.

Pancho Villas 240 Canongate.

557 4416.

Mexican-born owner Mayra Nunez says ’If you're going to eat Mexican, then don't be bland.’ Lunch until 5pm, dinner until 11pm.

Passepartout 24 Deanhaugh Street, Stockbridge. 332 4476 Licensed bistro and coffee house.

New, exciting,

eclectic! Cosmopolitan man” my” cuisine with Q' '

daily set price lunch/dinner menus from £5.50/£12.50 (booking advisable).

La Piazza 97-99 ShandWick Place. 221 1150.

Stylish Italian restaurant without designer prices. Open 7 days Ham-midnight.

Smoke Stack 53-55 Broughton Street. 556 6032.

Much more than burgers and steaks at this stylish but friendly new chargrill restaurant.

36 36 Great King Street. 556 3636. Demonstrates an eclectic vision of atmosphere in ,1 / design, graphics and

lighting, and importantly,

J 0 its food and service. mim—

Back Alley Restaurant 8 Ruthven Lane. 334 7165.

World wide cuisine, weekend breakfasts, Happy Hour, lunch menu, evening specials and Glasgow's best burgers!

Balbir's 51 West Regent Street.

331 1980.

Not big, not deSIgner, not sexy, Just brilliant. High quality Indian cursine at affordable prices

Grassroots 20 Woodlands Road.

353 3278.

Scare-free food, organic groceries. excellent bread, fine cheeses, herbs and spices, wholesome foods yum, yum.

Kama Sutra 331 Sauchiehall Street. 332 0055.

Buffet on

down for a wa‘ qUickie at lunchtime, £5.95. Monday evening buffet £9.95 (until 10 30pm).

Mama Miska 1321 Argyle Street. 334 0594. Lashings of paprika, pasta and pizza. 'An Alpine grotto of delight, highly recommended.’ The List.



Miro's 36 Kelvingrove Street.

353 0475.

The new look Miro offers a fresh view to European dishes. Open from noon till late, 7 days a week.

Mojo 158a Bath Street. 331 2257. Much acclaimed stylish bar/restaurant -

a unique blend of

modern brasserie

cooking in an M 0 intimate setting.

Mungo Jerri's, American Sandwich Café 25 Parnie Street. 552 7999 (phone/fax).

Choice of 33 varieties of American

food in American style with jazz and R&B.

Murphy's Pakora Bar 1287 Argyle Street. 334 1550. \ , , Over 30 ways to get “thuxfl stuffed at the great Murphy's buffet. Daily 9 3-7pm only £3.95.


Ocho 150 West Campbell Street.

332 1032.

providing relaxed meals, noon-7pm,

funky music, great

A vibrant new bar, Vibes and daily drinks promotions.

Rab Ha's Restaurant 83 Hutcheson Street. 553 1545.

Traditional Scottish cuisine offered in intimate surroundings, with a choice of pre-theatre and a la carte menus from 5.30pm, 7 days a week.

Ristorante La Fiorentina 2 Paisley Road West. 420 1585.

Savour the flavour of Tuscan cooking with our extensive menu including many vegetarian dishes.

Restaurant Splash. at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, 62 3NY.

Tel 332 3163.

Stravaigin 28 Gibson Street.

334 2665.

Fresh Scottish ingredients, authentic and original recipes, award-winning cooking, lively and informal atmosphere.

The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638 " Bar/cafe/venue with a totally vegan menu of wholesome food within a relaxed atmOSphere.

Tron Theatre 63 Trongate. 552 8587. 'A whole lot more than great theatre'. Voted Glasgows best bar The List Readers Poll.

The Ubiquitous Chip 12 Ashton

Lane. , . 334 5007. Ubrqvéhuf (Hp Oneof

Glasgow's finest restaurants serving modern Scottish fayre.

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