The Elphinstone Hotel is well known in and around Biggar â€“ and it should be. It has been a fixture on the High Street for some 400 years.
One of the (many) joys of reviewing Edinburghâ€™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.
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.
Loanhead might not be an obvious location for quality Indian food, but tucked away on Clerk Street, The Radhuni is worth putting into your SatNav and checking out.
The gin renaissance shows little sign of slowing. Sales of UK gin are predicted to reach Â£1.5 billion by 2020.
Monoâ€™s website promises â€œprogressive Italian diningâ€ and it is certainly refreshing to find no Spag. Bol., Carbonara or garlic bread on the menu.