Hospitable city: Edinburgh now boasts five Michelin-starred restaurants, along with a diverse hospitality offering

Hospitable cities: Spotlight on Edinburgh

By Luke Nicholls

What better time to write about the Scottish capital than when the world’s biggest arts festival is in full swing? The Edinburgh Fringe brings in thousands of performers and tourists and its cosmopolitan and bohemian nature encapsulates the city’s year-round...

Tony Hussain, owner of Papa Tony's has ambitious plans for the Italian restaurant chain

Tony Hussain plans major Papa Tony's roll-out

By Emma Eversham

Scottish restaurateur Tony Hussain has revealed major expansion plans for his Italian restaurant brand Papa Tony's which could see up to 23 new sites open in Scotland by 2018 and the brand reach England for the first time. 

Martin Wishart plans to expand The Honours concept to Glasgow next

Pearls of Wisdom: Martin Wishart

By Joe Lutrario

Michelin-starred Scottish chef Martin Wishart is behind two fine-dining restaurants in Leith and Loch Lomond, as well as the recently opened The Honours in central Edinburgh.

Katie O'Brien accepted business partner Paul Kitching's award on his behalf

Paul Kitching named best chef in Scotland

By Becky Paskin

Paul Kitching, chef proprietor of the Michelin-starred 21212 in Edinburgh has been named the best chef in Scotland in the Catering in Scotland (CIS) Excellence Awards.

Giraffe founders Juliette and Russel Joffe

Giraffe opens first restaurant in Scotland

By Mark Stretton

Giraffe, the world cafe-themed restaurant chain, has made its debut in Scotland, opening a location at the Union Square shopping centre in Aberdeen

The proposed £250m Tiger Developments hotel in Haymarket

Government rejects plans for £250m Edinburgh hotel

By Hamish Smith

Plans for a £250m leaf-shaped InterContinental Hotel and complex in Edinburgh have been rejected by the Scottish Government over fears that views of the city would be obstructed