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Scotland

Step Aside, Scotland (and Japan)—Indian Whisky Is Having a Moment

India is one of the latest, and arguably greatest, countries to throw its hat in the ring where world-renowned whisky is concerned. This may come as a surprise for many reasons; for starters, the climate...
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West/northwest Scotland trip review

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by Belkisw 2 months ago

Given the lack of up-to-date information on chowhound about food in Scotland, thought I would write up our last trip in Oct. 2019. We flew into Glasgow and drove up to Glencoe, stopping at Monac...

Scotland Trip - restaurant recs needed

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by Belkisw 3 months ago

We are doing a road trip from Glasgow, to Fort William, Mallaig, Isle of Skye, Ullapool and Inverness in early October and would love recs on where to eat.

Culinary Adventures in Great Britain

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by kittyfood 4 months ago

My husband and I are considering a trip to Great Britain in 2020. We are looking for suggestions for food or drink-related adventures -- for example, artesanal cheesemakers, bakers, producers of re...

Traditional Pub Recos - London

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by EaterBen 4 months ago

Just found out that I’ll be in London for about 40 hours in the next few weeks. It’s been a few years since I’ve been back and I think some of my faves have closed so wanted to ask the community - ...

One month trip to Britain - Reviews of Edinburgh and London

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by zinfanatic 1 year ago

We were lucky recently to take a one month trip to Britain (mostly England). I am going to comment on the restaurants we enjoyed in Edinburgh and London. If Chowhounds have any questions about Oxfo...

[Glasgow] Solo dinner near Glasgow Central Station

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by Kake 4 years ago

I'm off for a long weekend in Glasgow soon! Although I'm meeting friends there, I'm arriving the evening before everyone else does, so will want somewhere to have dinner on my own on the evening o...

North Coast 500, Scottish Highlands, Orkney, Speyside & Edinburgh 2018 Trip Report

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by _emilie_ 1 year ago

For anyone who might be planning a trip using the poor, languishing Scotland community here, I've got a run down of our recent trip around the NC500, Orkney, Speyside and Edinburgh. I was really im...

Scotland's Wave Of New Distilleries

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by DavidT 1 year ago

In addition to several closed (or "lost") distilleries reopening, a good number of new distilleries are opening in Scotland. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-10/scotland-s-next-w...

Edinburgh and nearby

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by JonPi 1 year ago

My son is doing a semester abroad in Edinburgh. Any recommendations on food and drink in the area for when we go visit? (Or places he needs to try?) I wouldn't mind a distillery tour if there are m...

Scotland Highlands

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by SpaceEater 1 year ago

I will be visiting Scotland for the first time this summer. Some of that is tied to Glasgow for a work trip, but I have close to a week otherwise. Friends have convinced me that I at least need to ...

Edinburgh and London

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by flobow 1 year ago

Heading to Edinburgh and London in August. Looking for recommendations for moderately priced and Michelin Star restaurants for both places. Thanks!

Southern Scotland, especially Glasgow

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by LulusMom 6 years ago

Hi, We'll be touring southern Scotland with Glasgow as our base next month. My husband knows Glasgow well since he does work there about 4-5 times a year. I'd like to surprise him with something ne...

What does an American in Scotland miss?

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by LulusMom 2 years ago

I have a friend who is spending the year in Edinburgh. She has already mentioned that she misses Saltines and chocolate chips, so I thought I would send her a care package. I'd like to surprise her...

Restaurant report from recent weekend in Edinburgh

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by dianeperlman 2 years ago

It's been ages since I was in Edinburgh and the restaurant scene seems to be booming. We had one standout meal and two other very good meals during our weekend in Edinburgh. If you're going, do...

Any new must-try places in Edinburgh, Inverness or Skye areas?

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by lecker 4 years ago

I couldn't find many recent posts from Edinburgh, but reading older posts I have marked these restaurants to try when I head to Scotland in March. Wishart Kitchin Mimi's Urban Angel Gardener's...

Glasgow, Edinburgh, Oxford, Bath, trip report

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by macaraca 2 years ago

Most of a month May-June in London, but 3 nights in Glasgow and 5 in Edinburgh, plus side tips to Bath and Oxford. Rented apartments, so often only had lunch out. The SO doesn't drink wine, so ne...

Ediburgh Restaurants

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by azakaras 2 years ago

We'll be visiting Edinburgh for five days in early June and would love some restaurant recommendations. We're looking for unpretentious places with delicious food and a warm, neighborhood atmosphe...

Edinburgh, Scotland

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by 3MTA3 2 years ago

Will be staying 2night/3days and wondering what I need to see/eat,...First of many I hope !

American Candy in Scotland

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by cassidi0907 3 years ago

I want to send a friend of mine some American candy for Christmas. I was thinking about sending her Reese Cups or peanut butter M&Ms. I read somewhere on this site that those are hard to come by in...

Help, Tips and Ideas for Summer Trip

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by kapmason 3 years ago

June/July trip. Week in Amsterdam, week in PARIS, week in London and 4 days in Edinburgh. At the age that this could be a last fling with Europe. Last in Paris 40 or more years ago. Any suggestion,...