Events 2016


I get to attend lots of interesting events and festivals (well I do live in the Festival Capital of the World!). Here is a calendar of events that I’ve attended and due to attend.


  • Reviewing Itihaas, Dalkeith
  • Reviewing Las Iguanas, Edinburgh
  • Reviewing The Walled Garden, Archerfield, East Lothian
  • Invited to Cocktails at Malmaison, Leith
  • Invited to the launch of the Winter Garden at The Raeburn, Stockbridge


  • Attended the launch of eteaket Retail Store in Rose Street
  • Attended the Christmas Foodies Festival, Edinburgh
  • Invited to the launch event for the Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival
  • Invited to the opening of Dishoom, St Andrews Square
  • Invited to the opening of The Refinery Bar, St Andrews Square
  • Invited to review The Wine Garden, Falkirk
  • Attended the 30th Anniversary and rebranding of Cairn O’Mohr Wines pairing with Norn canapes
  • Invited to review The Empress, Broughton Street
  • Invited to the Christmas menu launch for Southpour, Newington


  • Invited to the Cocktails in the City press night
  • Invited to the Edinburgh Gin Distillery Christmas launch
  • Attended to the Press night at Wahaca, St Andrews Square
  • Invited to review Stockbridge Restaurant
  • Invited to Bloggers event at Malmaison, Leith
  • Invited to Bloggers event at Rib-Aye Steakhouse, Leith
  • Invited to the launch event of the ‘Moveable Feast’ for the Edinburgh Restaurant Festival
  • Invited to Dynamic Earth Showcase event


  • Invited to review Afternoon Tea at Carberry Tower, East Lothian
  • Guest blogger for Dickins Blog, Edinburgh
  • Invited to review the Wine Tasting & platters at Veeno
  • Invited to the VIP new menu launch at Chaophraya
  • Invited to G&V Hotel Seafood Tasting evening
  • Invited to G&V Hotel Festive Showcase
  • Invited to Malmaison Leith Christmas Showcase
  • Invited to review La Petite Mort, Edinburgh


  • Foodies Festival, Inverleith Park
  • Visit Todd Fish Tech and Lobster hatcheries, Fife
  • The List Festival Party
  • Cocktail Party, Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Invited to Hectors, Stockbridge

JULY 2016

  • Edinburgh Food Festival
  • Soft launch of Rib-Aye, Steakhouse & Whisky Bar, Leith
  • Invited to write a piece for Accor Hotels online magazine
  • Edinburgh Arts Festival Launch Party
  • Invited to review of Voujon Restaurant
  • Edinburgh Magic Festival Launch Party

JUNE 2016

  • The Raeburn Bar and Hotel Showcase
  • Malmaison Leith, bar re-launch event
  • Leith Festival Launch Party
  • Slow Food Big Table dinner

MAY 2016

  • Invited to review Marys Kings Close tour and cafe
  • Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show Opening Night
  • Edinburgh College of Art SHOW 2016
  • Radisson Blu, Royal Mile showcase lunch

APRIL 2016

  • Invited to eat and review Eat Me Ltd cupcakes
  • Scottish Entertainment and Hospitality Awards Launch Party, Glasgow
  • Scotland’s Foodscape 2 day Conference, Edinburgh
  • Attended a dinner with Oliver Stone, Film Director at the Kilted Lobster, Edinburgh

MARCH 2016

  • Invited to Bloggers Brunch for the launch of Southpour, Edinburgh


  • Invited to review of the Magnum Bar and Restaurant, Edinburgh
  • Attended the 1st Pitt Street Food Market, Edinburgh
  • Arts and Business Awards, Edinburgh


  • Won the Bloggers Rabbie Burns Supper at Ryans Bar, Edinburgh


  • Invited to attend the re-launch of the Haddingtons Farmers Market, East Lothian
  • Invited to the 30th Birthday Star Wars theme party at Mamma’s Pizza, Grassmarket, Edinburgh
  • Invited to the launch party of Rootmap, Edinburgh


  • Attended the Bloggers launch night at Kilted Lobster, Edinburgh
  • Attended the Launch Night of Bread Meats Bread, Edinburgh
  • Attended a Bloggers event – new menu launch at Howies, Victoria Street, Edinburgh


  • Invited to the Zomato Bloggers Community night at Plumed Horse
  • Invited to attend the re-launch of the Apex Hotel, Grassmarket, Edinburgh


  • Edinburgh Foodies Festival, Inverleith Park
  • Edinburgh Food and Drink Festival

JULY 1ST 2015 – it all started

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