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Rabble Edinburgh - restaurant and bar
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Rabble Restaurant & Bar – My Favourite Spot In Edinburgh

I first discovered Rabble on Instagram early last year, and loved the look of the varied menu throughout the day. From brunch to lunch to dinner, or even just drinks there’s everything to choose from. Our first visit last year was for dinner, and we had one of the best steaks we’ve ever had. Since then we’ve been a couple more times each time we’ve been to Ed[...]

Rabble and Copper Blossom, Edinburgh
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Two Bars to Visit in Edinburgh – Rabble & Copper Blossom

Trips to Edinburgh from Newcastle are so easy, and this year I’ve already ventured up there twice. You might remember my stay at the Principal Charlotte Square over Easter weekend, but even if you’re not staying, a day trip for some shopping, good food and cocktails is definitely doable on the train. During my recent visits I’ve discovered two fabulous bars/rest[...]

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square hotel review
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The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square

When we decided to get away for a night over Easter weekend, Edinburgh was a pretty good last minute choice. A two hour drive away, and somewhere we hadn't been to for a while it was due a visit. After I discovered the Principal Hotel chain last year, I really wanted to stay in one of their two Edinburgh Hotels. Preferring not to stay right on George Street, which is[...]

Weekend in Edinburgh
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A Weekend in Edinburgh for the Six Nations

This weekend is the first of the Six Nations and this time last year I went to my first ever professional rugby match, Scotland v. England for the 2016 Six Nations. I don't follow rugby other than internationals, and the local team of Tynedale! But I am a fan of the Six Nations. I'm not going this year, it was a bit of a spur of the moment plan last year but we had a[...]

Edinburgh's Christmas market
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6 Reasons To Visit Edinburgh’s Christmas Market

It's quite possibly one of the most popular Christmas markets in the UK, especially for those of us in the North that can't nip down to London's Winter Wonderland. I'm actually quite shocked at this but before the weekend I'd actually never been to Edinburgh's Christmas Market. A few years ago we were in Edinburgh for our family annual Christmas Day of fun, but that[...]