Suzy Powell

Articles by Suzy Powell:

The Allan Ramsay Hotel, Carlops

The Allan Ramsay Hotel is in a blink-and-you’ll miss it location, on the side of the A720 at Carlops, around 15 minutes from the Edinburgh bypass.

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Umi, Oh My!

It’s hard to say which is best: the quirky interior of new Stockbridge restaurant Umi, the incredibly friendly and down-to-earth staff, or the exquisite Japanese food.

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Making a Splash at Jupiter Artland

It is rare to be invited to “bring a swimming costume” to a press launch, but then the owners of a West Lothian sculpture park have a reputation for doing things differently.

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Coaching Inn Serves Travellers Well

The Elphinstone Hotel is well known in and around Biggar – and it should be. It has been a fixture on the High Street for some 400 years.

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Yamato

Eastern promises

One of the (many) joys of reviewing Edinburgh’s plethora of restaurants for Lothian Life is discovering new and exciting places to eat, and Yamato is one of those hidden gems I might never have discovered.

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Paul Tamburrini Dining

Hotel dining delights

Paul Tamburrini at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is my kind of place: fine dining but unpretentious; knowledgeable staff; stylish, unstuffy surroundings; and warm.

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