Restaurant News


Thu 18th April 2019

NEIL FORBES Cafe St Honore, Edinburgh and JUDITH FISH The Applecross Inn, Strathcarron


Wed 17th April 2019

Here are the first two, FRED BERKMILLER OF l’escargot bleu, Edinburgh and MARK GREENAWAY Grazing by Mark Greenaway, Edinburgh.

British Embassy adds Edinburgh chef to the menu in South America

Mon 15th April 2019

Edinburgh chef, Barry Bryson, is representing Scotland in a series of  events hosted by the British Embassy in Uruguay, South America, this week. Barry, who is

Are you an aspiring young Scottish chef? Then you should apply for the Andrew Fairlie Scholarship

Thu 11th April 2019

 As the application process opens for the inaugural Andrew Fairlie Scholarship, Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland announce the line-up of prestigious ju

Scots chef isn’t sheepish about hogget

Thu 11th April 2019

A leading Scottish chef is championing a new campaign to revive a traditional springtime dish. Derek Johnstone, Head Chef at Borthwick Castle in Midlothian, is putti

Civerinos Food Club opens ‘pizza pub’ on third site

Thu 11th April 2019

Edinburgh-based Civerinos Food Club has opened its third site in the city – The High Dive pizza bar. The new “pizza pub” is on St Leonard’s Street in a u

Masterchef Finalist Dean Banks opens Haar Restaurant

Mon 8th April 2019

Masterchef The Professionals finalist Dean Banks has opened his first restaurant, Haar, in St. Andrews’ five-star Kinnettles Hotel.   The restaurant

Pilot scheme to reduce food waste launched by Dundee restaurant boss

Fri 29th March 2019

Adam Newith, owner of Broughty Ferry’s Tayberry restaurant,  has thrown his backing behind a pilot project which aims to reduce the amount

The Balmoral announces new head chef

Tue 26th March 2019

The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh has announced Mark Donald as the new head chef of Number One – the hotel’s one Michelin star restaurant. Donald joins Number One

YO! Sushi to consolidate restaurant estate

Thu 21st March 2019

YO! Sushi has placed six UK sites on the market, including two in Scotland, as it looks to consolidate its restaurant estate.  The group has appointed

Ivy Collection appoints new CFO

Wed 20th March 2019

The Ivy Collection, which will open its second Scottish restaurant in Glasgow on Buchanan Street in June after opening The Ivy on the Square in Edinburgh,&

Borthwick Castle’s Kieran Rose is Scotland’s Tourism and Hospitality Hero

Tue 19th March 2019

Kieran Rose, Front of House Manager at Borthwick Castle, in Midlothian, has been namedScotland’s Tourism and Hospitality Hero at the 2018/2019 Scottish Thistle Awa

Scottish chefs set out vision to reform hospitality industry 

Thu 14th March 2019

More than 60 chefs and cooks from across Scotland have pledged their support to a new culinary manifesto, which aims to reform Scotland’s hospitality industry from

Awards celebrate leading women in Scottish tourism industry

Thu 28th February 2019

Women in the world of tourism, we want to hear from you. Do you run a hotel or tour company and go the extra mile to look after customers and staff? Is accessibility

Decline of drink-led pubs is slowing says Market Growth Monitor

Mon 25th February 2019

Closures of drink-led establishments in the UK is slowing down, says the new edition of the Market Growth Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners. It found that closures o