Category Archives: eating out

Burgers from the canal boat by Union Canal basin

A little bit up from the end of the Union Canal in Edinburgh, someone has set up what is basically a burger van in a canal boat. On Saturday, eldest and I were doing errands in that part of town, … Continue reading

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Review: National Museum of Scotland

I seem to remember that before this closed, it was the Royal Museum, but as a bit of a republican I can’t say I’m unhappy about the change. Since the museum reopened we’ve been there most weeks as both the … Continue reading

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Che’s falafel wrap with hummus

I was planning to check out how the new museum is for milk free ease, but the balcony cafe was far too busy to manage by myself with a mobile toddler and the table service brasserie in the basement was … Continue reading

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Not a review – Dublin Botanic Gardens Courtyard Cafe

I was planning to review the cafe at the Dublin Botanic Gardens, but unfortunately, the only option the Courtyard Cafe offered which didn’t have milk in it was a bowl of chips and I haven’t got much to say about … Continue reading

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Milk free is not the same as diet, or can I have some calories, please?

This particular lunch was at the John Lewis cafe in Edinburgh, but they aren’t alone in causing me this problem. The food itself (harissa chicken on a flatbread – it has a nice kick to it) was fine, as was … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Toddler and Sushi

She is following her sister in the love of rice, soy sauce and raw fish.

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Restaurant: The Market Bar

The Market Bar is on Fade Street and is a tapas bar that was recommended to me as a good place to eat with kids. And it was. Twice, as another friend also suggested we do brunch there on Sunday. … Continue reading

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