Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

This was an absolutely perfect meal….This was truly world class. Chef Jack is brilliant !

A little bit about the Chef Dominic Jack:”Legendary chef Alain Solivérès recognized his talent and took him to three-star Michelin restaurant, Taillevent, where Dominic then held the position of sous chef-de cuisine for over four years.”

The Sea Trout Cannelloni was life changing, an amazing filling rolled in a pasta that had the most spectacular texture…I’m ruined for life…..few will measure up!….The main was Plaice on cauliflower or as my chef friend called it precision on a plate, prefect in every detail.  The cheese cart was a mind boggling assortment of wonderful local cheese….All the wine pairings were excellent on par with the finest French restaurants of Paris.

I can go on for hours describing this sensual experience. ..Just don’t miss this place when in Edinburgh

Castle Terrace Restaurant

33/35 Castle Terrace
Edinburgh
EH1 2EL

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Ondine Restaurant, Edinburgh

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Located just a few steps off the Royal Mile this seafood-er serves only the finest fresh local catch.  It’s elegant modern interior is as stylish as the food presentations.  The oysters are amazing served with a Wild Boar sausage on the side.  The daily lunch and prix-theater specials are a good value. All of the fish is cooked to perfection and served with attention to detail.  The Carmel Sundae for dessert should not be passed up!

Ondine Restaurant

2 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh,
EH1 1AD

Telephone/Reservations: 0131 226 1888

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The Worlds End Pub, Edinburgh

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After a wee bit of sightseeing, I decided it was time to introduce Lori to Haggis. I have been to the Worlds End a few times and have enjoyed the Haggis which is local from Macsween. They are most well know for their huge Fish and Chips which is not only huge but quite good as well.

The Worlds End

4 High Street, Edinburgh,

City of Edinburgh EH1 1TB,

United Kingdom +44 131 556 3628 ‎

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Thai Orchid, Edinburgh

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Fresh and creative Thai food located just steps from the Royal Mile. I have enjoyed dining at Thai Orchid several times and have never been disappointed.  Good food quality and great value.

 

Thai Orchid

5a Johnston Terrace, (Just off the Royal Mile)
Edinburgh, EH1 2PW

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Plumed Horse, Edinburgh

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Spring has arrived in Edinburgh and so has my wife Lori. I have flown to Edinburgh many times this year and have enjoyed dining at some local Indian and Thai places. This trip was special, I was bringing my wife to work. I did some research and found the Plumed Horse was one of the best restaurants in town. We got off to a slow start in EWR and arrived late missing our lunch reservation.  I spoke to Ian (one of the partner’s that own the restaurant) and explained the situation. He informed us that they where fully booked for the evening meal and would wait list us.  We hit the ground running and got in many of the sights of Edinburgh. When we got back to our hotel to take a nap  the phone rang. It was Ian; they had a cancellation and could seat us for dinner.

There is one seating for dinner at the Plumed Horse because it is  a relaxing all evening dining experience.  We decided to put the meal on auto-pilot as Ian suggested and have the Chef’s tasting menu.  Chef Tony Borthwick has won many awards including a Michelin Star.  There were so many courses we lost count.  I  documented them all with the photos. We enjoyed the very interesting  seafood course the most; it was wonderfully presented and prepared to perfection. . .The most memorable course was the FOIE GRAS & SAUTERNES TRIFLE, BRIOCHE MELBA TOAST.  It included Foie Gras ice cream.  The service like the food was world class.

We both enjoyed our evening at the Plumed Horse and highly recommend you join Ian and Tony for a special dining experience.

The Plumed Horse
50-54 Henderson Street
Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6DE
plumedhorse@aol.com
0131 554 5556

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