EDINBURGH BEER FACTORY TO KEEP STUNNING GHOST SIGN UNCOVERED DURING WORK ON NEW PAOLOZZI BAR

The classic sign, which reads “surgical instrument makers”, will now remain as part of the frontage of the new venue on Forrest Road. Posting...

DIAGEO SET TO POST HIGHER HALF-YEAR PROFITS DESPITE US WHISKY TARIFFS

As with the rest of the industry, the Talisker and Singleton maker saw its Scotch whisky exports to the US hit with a 25 per cent tariff...

 
 
 

ICONIC EDINBURGH DINING ROOM TO CLOSE

One of Edinburgh's oldest and grandest dining rooms is set to close this weekend. The Pompadour, located within the Waldorf Astoria...

SUGO PASTA, GLASGOW, RESTAURANT REVIEW

An editor once asked me to start rating restaurants out of five according to how dog-friendly they were. Two points might mean, we...

 
 
 

SCRAN EPISODE 7: BURNS NIGHT SPECIAL - THE EXPERT'S GUIDE ON WHAT TO EAT AND DRINK

This week's episode of Scran is all about Burns night, with guests Mark Thomson, brand ambassador for Scotland for Glenfiddich, James...

The 10 best restaurants in Glasgow - according to The Scotsman critics

THE 10 BEST RESTAURANTS IN GLASGOW - ACCORDING TO THE SCOTSMAN CRITICS

With thousands of restaurants of all styles, any resident foodie or visitor to the city will be spoiled for choice. Thankfully, The...

 
 
 
Wemyss Malts kick off 15th anniversary year with release of 30 year old single sherry cask Bowmore dubbed ‘Black Gold'

WEMYSS MALTS KICK OFF 15TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR WITH RELEASE OF 30 YEAR OLD SINGLE SHERRY CASK BOWMORE DUBBED ‘BLACK GOLD'

Dubbed ‘Black Gold', the whisky is the third exclusive release for the Wemyss Malts Cask Club and is described as an “exceptional”...

Isle of Harris Gin launch limited edition Valentine's day version of their highly popular bottle

ISLE OF HARRIS GIN LAUNCH LIMITED EDITION VALENTINE'S DAY VERSION OF THEIR HIGHLY POPULAR BOTTLE

Isle of Harris Gin, which was revealed to be the nation's favourite gin in a survey by the Scottish Gin Society earlier this year,...

 
 
 
8 of the best whisky bars in Edinburgh to visit this Burns night

8 OF THE BEST WHISKY BARS IN EDINBURGH TO VISIT THIS BURNS NIGHT

From historic pubs to newly renovated bars, here are some of the best whisky bars in Edinburgh to visit this Burns night and beyond. Kaleidoscope...

Top Glasgow restaurant The Gannet to host exciting Burns Night event

TOP GLASGOW RESTAURANT THE GANNET TO HOST EXCITING BURNS NIGHT EVENT

The award-winning team at The Gannet will be offering a six-course celebration dinner, showcasing the skill of Peter McKenna and the...

 
 
 

THE SCOTTISH GIN SOCIETY CONSUMER AWARDS RETURN FOR 2020 - HERE IS YOU CAN VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE

Now in its 3rd year, the poll - which is now open for 2020 - saw almost 6,500 votes cast last year in a bid to nominate the country's...

CONTROVERSIAL US CHAIN CHICK-FIL-A TO CLOSE ONLY SCOTTISH OUTLET

The opening of a Scottish chain of Chick-Fil-A caused controversy due to the business donating millions of dollars to anti-LGBT groups...

 
 
 
Edinburgh Gin announce the return of their ‘must-have Valentines gift' for gin fans

EDINBURGH GIN ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THEIR ‘MUST-HAVE VALENTINES GIFT' FOR GIN FANS

After last year's Valentine's Gin bouquet sold out in under 24 hours, the Edinburgh-based gin distiller has once again partnered with...

Team behind Glasgow's Ox and Finch to serve up south-east Asian flavours with launch of new venture Ka Pao

TEAM BEHIND GLASGOW'S OX AND FINCH TO SERVE UP SOUTH-EAST ASIAN FLAVOURS WITH LAUNCH OF NEW VENTURE KA PAO

Ka Pao - named after the Thai word for holy basil - will offer modern dishes filled with south-east Asian flavours when it opens within...

 
 
 

FIFE GELATERIA LAUNCH HAGGIS ICE CREAM FOR BURNS NIGHT

The family-run gelateria in St Andrews will be serving up a specially created haggis ice cream for Burns night. Meat-free but with...

Six Nations 2020: best bars in Edinburgh to watch all the rugby action

SIX NATIONS 2020: BEST BARS IN EDINBURGH TO WATCH ALL THE RUGBY ACTION

The annual competition will kick off with a fantastic weekend of rugby on Saturday 1 February, when Wales play host to Italy at home...

 
 
 
8 of the best whiskies to try this Burns Night

8 OF THE BEST WHISKIES TO TRY THIS BURNS NIGHT

From peated drams to something a bit lighter, these whiskies will go down well this Burns night. Glen Scotia Victoriana Picture: Glen...

PARIS HILTON HAS JUST LAUNCHED HER OWN YOUTUBE COOKING SHOW AND PEOPLE AREN'T SURE IF IT'S A PARODY OR NOT

The show, dubbed ‘Cooking with Paris', is just under 16 minutes of online gold with the socialite turned actor, DJ and model teaching...

 
 
 

BROSS BAGELS, EDINBURGH, RESTAURANT REVIEW

After a nasty bout of sciatica, I don't do standing in queues. The one at this new Bross Bagels, which also has outlets on Leith Walk,...

IN THE KITCHEN: MARK ANDERSON & LENA WOLLAN FROM KILTED DONUTS IN LEITH, EDINBURGH

At a time normally when the people of Edinburgh are either tucked up in bed or heading out for a night on the tiles, a solitary figure...

 
 
 



Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal can only beat Novak Djokovic on one condition...

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal can only beat Novak Djokovic on one condition - Wilander

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Nicholas Parsons dies aged 96

Nicholas Parsons dies aged 96

Nicholas Parsons has died English actor Nicholas Parsons has died at the age of 96, his agent confirmed today. A statement issued by his agent Jean Diamond, on behalf of his... Read more ...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Wallace Wilson - his journey in the villa...

Meet Love Island 2020 contestant Wallace Wilson - his journey in the villa so far

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Huawei 5G hardware gets thumbs up from UK government

Huawei 5G hardware gets thumbs up from UK government

Huawei hardware will continue to be allowed to be part of the UK's 5G network infrastructure but with restrictions, as the government has decided against an outright ban. Under... Read more ...

Boris Johnson defies Trump and gives Huawei the green light to develop...

Boris Johnson defies Trump and gives Huawei the green light to develop Britain's 5G network

Boris Johnson gives the green light to Huawei to develop the UK's 5G network. The UK government has defied the US to give Chinese company a role in improving the UK's digital... Read more ...

“We limit careers, that's how it is” - Jurgen Klopp responds to criticism of...

“We limit careers, that's how it is” - Jurgen Klopp responds to criticism of FA Cup replay decision

Jurgen Klopp has dismissed criticism surrounding his decision to delegate the FA Cup fourth-round replay with Shrewsbury to Liverpool's under-23s.... Read more ...

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have secret reason for Alexis Sanchez...

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have secret reason for Alexis Sanchez return

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Alexis Sanchez will return from his loan spell with Inter Milan, after talking with Ed Woodward behind the scenes. But all... Read more ...

Eastenders' Bex Fowler exit confirmed as actress dramatically quits BBC soap...

Eastenders' Bex Fowler exit confirmed as actress dramatically quits BBC soap - here's why

EASTENDERS actress Jasmine Armfield has made a dramatic announcement confirming her exit from the soap after a five-year stint playing Bex Fowler. Might this be connected to... Read more ...

Eriksen completes £17m move to Inter; Spurs exercise Lo Celso option

Eriksen completes £17m move to Inter; Spurs exercise Lo Celso option

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen has joined Inter Milan on a four-and-a-half-year contract. The 27-year-old, who was out of contract in the summer, has signed for the... Read more ...

Grenfell disaster: Firms which refurbished tower 'knew cladding would be...

Grenfell disaster: Firms which refurbished tower 'knew cladding would be fire risk'

Several firms responsible for refurbishing Grenfell Tower knew its cladding would be a fire risk before it was installed, according to emails shown to the public inquiry into... Read more ...