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Bang in middle of the Royal Mile and opposite St Giles Cathedral (the name comes from a beautiful wood carving in the building’s Thistle Chapel), Angels with Bagpipes sounds like an expensive tourist trap, but that’s far from the truth. Sensibly priced and serving a really decent range of contemporary Scottish cuisine with European influences, this has been a firm favourite since launching in 2010. A few old faithfuls such as haggis with neeps and tatties fly the Caledonian flag, but native ingredients generally receive more modish treatment – say Orkney scallops with lentils, spiced aubergine ras-el-hanout, apple and caramel or rump of Highland lamb with sweetbreads, peas, anchovy and romesco sauce. To finish, how about the signature Tunnocks cake featuring chocolate and blueberry with bubble-gum ice cream? A semi-private room called the Halo is good for big groups.


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  1. The highly personable staff members at Angels with Bagpipes had a couple very wet coats to deal with, as we entered their smart establishment, the other day, as the Edinburgh weather was in very dreary form.

    There were quite a battalion of them, from the matire d’, to a series of smiley waiters and waitresses, to the busy chefs on show through the serving pass, in attendance, managing a steadily busy lunchtime service...
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