Highland Tolbooth Kirk
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Scotch Whisky Experience
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Lonely Planet review
A Gothic hall beneath the Highland Tolbooth Kirk – now home to the Edinburgh Festival offices – has been transformed into this bright and breezy bistro with zingy yellow walls, cobalt-blue furniture and lots of imagination. Drop in for cake and cappuccino, or try something more filling – fish chowder with crusty bread, or vegetable chilli with corn chips and rice.