Gin-ahoy! Afternoon tea with a twist

With the recent gin revival, it isn’t all that surprising that the new darling of the spirit world (move over vodka) has entered the afternoon tea circuit. What is surprising, is that on a glorious late summer afternoon, the sumptuous surroundings of the Dalmahoy Marriott Hotel & Country Club isn’t heaving with Edinburgh’s afternoon tea crowd.

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Canal Dreams at the Bridge Inn

Not every restaurant can boast dinner on a barge, so its canal-side location is a big part of the charm of The Bridge Inn at Ratho. The other, less obvious, selling point is around 300 yards downstream – its very own walled garden, so you can be sure that some of the vegetables in front of you were picked hours earlier. Now that really is what you call field to fork. Continue reading Canal Dreams at the Bridge Inn