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The Kitchen Re-opens

The Kitchen Re-opens

*  Read more about our re-opening plan and safety measures here. * As we ease out of lockdown, in-line with new guidelines, we are pleased to re-open The Kitchen’s Terrace for outside dining and we are scheduled to re-open indoor dining from 20th July. Our delicious new summer 2020 menu means you can enjoy eating out…

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Salmon, lemon and parsley fishcakes with a soft boiled hen’s egg and celeriac remoulade

Salmon, Lemon and Parsley Fishcakes Recipe by The Kitchen at Restoration Yard

By Head Chef Colin Halliday Ingredients Makes 4-6 600g Scottish salmon fillet200g plain mashed potato (potato only!)Zest and juice of one lemon2 cloves of garlic – peeled and crushed2 tbsp of chopped plat leaf parsleyHandful of Panko breadcrumbs if requiredSea salt (I use Maldon) and freshly ground black pepper4 – 6 medium sized free range…

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Soft Chocolate Cake with Crème Fraîche and Honeycomb Recipe – The Kitchen

Soft Chocolate Cake Recipe by Head Chef at The Kitchen at Restoration Yard

By Head Chef Colin Halliday Ingredients Serves 8-10 200g best quality plain chocolate (at least 72% cocoa solids)200g unsalted butter140g caster sugar8 egg yolks8 egg whites For the caramel sauce: 300ml double cream85g unsalted butter100g muscovado sugar To serve: Crème fraîche and honeycomb to serve Method Preheat your oven to 145c and lightly butter a…

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The best places to eat around Dalkeith

Blog Best Places to Eat in Edinburgh

PLACES TO EAT AROUND DALKEITH: Just a stone’s throw from Edinburgh is the Midlothian town of Dalkeith. Away from the hustle of the city, Dalkeith and its surrounding areas offer some pretty cool places to eat with family or friends. Whether it’s a child-friendly restaurant you’re hunting down or a romantic eaterie, here’s our round-up…

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MEET NEW HEAD CHEF COLIN HALLIDAY

With a CV including stints at Gleneagles, Edinburgh’s The Caledonian Hotel and as Nick Nairn’s executive head chef, Colin Halliday arrives at Restoration Café with as much pedigree as the produce he cooks. We caught up with the new head chef at Restoration Café to discuss passion, produce and provenance…  FIVE MINUTE INTERVIEW: COLIN HALLIDAY…

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11 QUIRKY REASONS TO TOAST ROBERT BURNS ON 25th JANUARY

 The Scot was the first person to ever feature on a commemorative bottle of Coca Cola. Legendary artist Bob Dylan revealed that ‘A Red, Red Rose’ by Burns is his source of greatest creative inspiration. It is claimed that Michael Jackson’s smash hit Thriller was inspired by the Tam O’Shanter poem. One of Burns most…

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