Eating & Drinking: Joseph Pearce’s

Eating & Drinking: Joseph Pearce’s

For more than a century, Joseph Pearce’s was a traditional drinking man’s boozer – but it has long since ditched the spit and sawdust feel. These days, its white-walled, split-level interior is padded out with comfy sofas and armchairs under large windows, giving it a light, airy atmosphere. The revamp of this Elm Row, street-corner establishment came about in 2008 and was the work of Anna and Mike Christopherson, the Swedish couple behind Boda and…

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Food and Drink: One Square, Edinburgh

Food and Drink: One Square, Edinburgh

For those of us who often amble past the One Square restaurant on Lothian Road, there can be a tendency to think: “It’s too posh for me. I wouldn’t feel welcome.” Or, “I’d feel out of place.” Wrong. As mid-to-upmarket city centre restaurants go, it couldn’t be more accommodating. From the second you walk through the door, there’s a sense of space and comfort, a real buzz about the place. But before we get to…

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Food review: The Salvation Of Leith

Food review: The Salvation Of Leith

Are you looking for salvation? Is your soul in need of saving? In that case, you might want to take a trip down to the Leith Shore. The latest addition to the Shore’s eclectic selection of restaurants and bars, The Salvation Of Leith has taken over the building which formerly housed the Leith Beer Company, and previous to that, the much-loved Leith Oyster Bar. Yes, folks, those large, light-attracting glass doors are open again and…

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