The Best Thing I Ate (or Drank) in 12 Countries This Year

Following a fever dream at the end of 2018, I decided to embark on a travel project that took me to 12 different countries in the 12 months of 2019. Focusing on the viability of short term, budget travel...

Where to eat in Edinburgh

by DavidT 3 months ago

From the Financial Times but should be accessible without a subscription.

Culinary Adventures in Great Britain

by kittyfood 2 years 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...

Gevalia will pay you and a friend $5,000 to live in a castle for a week and drink coffee

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . The coffee brand Gevalia has launched an online contest in search of its 'coffee queen.' It will choose one winner (of any gender) to travel with one friend to Scotland, where they will rei...

West/northwest Scotland trip review

by Belkisw 2 years 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

by Belkisw 2 years 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.

Traditional Pub Recos - London

by EaterBen 2 years 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

by zinfanatic 3 years 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

by Kake 6 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

by _emilie_ 3 years 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

by DavidT 3 years 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

by JonPi 3 years 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

by SpaceEater 3 years 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

by flobow 3 years 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

by LulusMom 8 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?

by LulusMom 4 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

by dianeperlman 4 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?

by lecker 5 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

by macaraca 4 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

by azakaras 4 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

by 3MTA3 4 years ago

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