Afternoon tea at The Balmoral

The Balmoral (which means “majestic dwelling” in Gaelic) is for me THE hotel in Edinburgh. Located in the city centre, its majestic turret clock defines the city’s skyline. The five star Rocco Forte hotel is situated on No.1 Princes Street, where the New Town begins and the Old Town stops. It is therefore nearly inevitable…

The Honours, Edinburgh

The Honours in Edinburgh is a restaurant owned by the famous chef Martin Wishart. It is named after the Scottish Crown Jewels also known as “The Honours of Scotland”. The restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge of our hotel Nira Caledonia. It took him several attempts to book us a table as it…