The Honours by Martin Wishart at Malmaison, Glasgow

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Award-winning chef Martin Wishart is certainly no stranger to the restaurant business, having opened his first, in Edinburgh in 1999. Michelin starred, since 2001, his further ventures have seen him opening on Loch Lomond at Cameron House Hotel and his first ‘The Honours’ in the heart of … [Read more...]

Park Lane Restaurant and Bar, Aberdeen

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As is typical with a lot of ‘little gem’ finds, the Park Lane Restaurant and Bar was a chance find, during an overnight stay in the neighbouring Micasa Apartments. Aberdeen city centre has changed considerably since my last stay and the Park Lane contributes hugely to the city’s culinary … [Read more...]

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh

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An integral part of Edinburgh’s centre and at the heart of both the commercial and retail sectors of the city; The Sheraton Edinburgh demands attention as part of a global brand. Everything about the Sheraton is large; space, décor, furnishings, accessories, personalities; yet, each unforgiving in … [Read more...]

The Old Minister’s House, Rothiemurchus, Aviemore

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The Old Minister’s House is exactly that, however offers a slight contradiction in terms within it’s beautifully contemporary interior. Situated in the heart of the Cairngorm Natural Park, the former Church of Scotland Manse boasts an impressive, traditional stone frontage commanding a prime … [Read more...]

Alt Na Craig House, Oban

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Delighted to be back in Oban, I found myself at the opposite end of the bay, on the hillside, where I was invited to stay at Alt Na Craig House, the historic, 4 star Gold Guesthouse and regional finalist in the Scottish Thistle Awards. A prime illustration of Oban’s history, the impressive … [Read more...]

Adamo, Stirling

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How refreshing to find a business adapting to fit established surroundings within a prominent and architecturally, fabulous building. The Adamo Hotel in Stirling has done just that, locating in the commanding former bank, this structure has not merely fallen into disrepair but been fantastically … [Read more...]