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WHAT WE WANT RIGHT NOW: The Homeware Edit

Everything, every single piece you find on our shelves and around The Store in the RY homeware collection, we all (that’s The RY Team) love having in our own homes. From luxuriously soft cushions, beautifully scented candles, to quirky crockery and cosy throws, our homeware collection is perfect for coorie-ing doon this autumn. As it’s…

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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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FESTIVE FOODIES MARKET: Meet Scotia Spice’s Yasmin McDonagh

Enjoy a curry? Our Christmas Foodie Market is opening up its hatches again this weekend, December 8th and 9th – we are looking forward to warming up with a delicious curry from Scotia Spice. Come along, enjoy sample pots made up by Yasmin McDonagh,  founder of Scotia Spice. FIVE MINUTES WITH Yasmin McDonagh of Scotia…

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MEET THE MAKER || Hamish Martin of The Old Curiosity distillery

Meet the maker of our new Restoration Yard Christmas Gin, Hamish Martin. Hamish and his wife Liberty set up The Secret Herb Garden, nestled at the foot of the Pentland hills on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in 2012. It boasts a wonderful café, a shop full of vintage furniture, wine and beer. It was born…

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MEET THE MAKER || Taisir Gibreel

A celebration of colour, culture and diversity is the brand philosophy of Scottish-based designer Taisir Gibreel. Gibreel’s collection of silk shell tops, kaftan dresses and scarves brings that gorgeous splash of colour and pattern to Restoration Yard’s store. We are excited to invite you along to meet her at our Meet The Makers special on…

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MEET BLAISE DONALD | The dynamic co-owner of Covet, one of Edinburgh’s best-loved boutiques

||Covet |of Thistle Street, Edinburgh – is a real treasure trove of a store for accessories lovers. Think less well-known handbag and accessory brands from all over Europe that can’t be found anywhere else in the capital. Think pieces that just have that point of difference from so much of what’s available on the high…

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THE RESTORATION YARD ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

Restoration Yard is all about Christmas but we also understand the stress of finding that perfect gift, so just for you, we’re offering up our definitive Christmas gift guide to everyone on your list pinpointing gifts they’ll love within the beautifully curated emporium that is Restoration Yard’s store. Photography by Blue Sky Photography. Styled by…

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MEET THE NEW SEASON WOMENSWEAR AT RESTORATION YARD

Giving you the heads up on new season shopping Sisi Gibreel, Head of Retail at Restoration Yard talks prints, colour and just some of the new collections for autumn. Come in store to see for yourself. Happy shopping. What collections should we be looking out for this season? The store is full of beautiful new…

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10 ways to cope with and conquer Stress

Feeling a bit frazzled? April is Stress Awareness Month so to help you deal with stress, Restoration Yard’s Wellbeing Consultant, Lifestyle Coach and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Jen Wood has shared her top 10 tips to help you conquer the stresses of everyday life.   1. Start a journal Writing down your feelings can reap health…

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