New in Food: Soy Division, 6 Degrees North & more
New bars and restaurants in Edinburgh
After opening its doors as a pop-up venue during the Fringe last month, Nightcap has powered through with a new food and drink menu and a host of tasty cocktails. Find it next door to The Stand Comedy Club and downstairs from the excellent Fortitude Coffee. 3 York Place.
The Stonehaven brewers follow up their Glasgow outpost with an Edinburgh beer bar featuring a mind-boggling level of choice. Expect to find half-a-dozen of SDN's own Belgian-inspired beers, a clutch of imported Belgian saisons, ales and fruit beers, and a host of beers from guest breweries from across the UK. Loads of beer; best start working your way down the list... 24 Howe Street.
From the team behind the much-loved Bentoya in Tollcross, Kenji Sushi brings excellent yet affordable sushi to Stockbridge. Pore over the extensive menu, or take the shortcut of one of their excellent bento boxes – we recommend the mixed box, it has all of the things. 42 St Stephen Street.
New Food and Drink in Glasgow
Bringing yet more choice to the veggies of the Southside, Soy Division serves up a host of vegan pastries, cakes, pizzas, flans and a variety of other goodies. Plus, that is a cracker of a name. Top stuff. 51 Kilmarnock Road
Fried chicken is the order of the day at Buck's, with both buttermilk-fried and Nashville hot chicken on the menu. Get your fried chicken sandwiched between waffles, or as a burger, or grab some wings in one of a host of sauces. All chicken, all the time. 111 West Regent Street.
Fresh from a string of pop-up dates at Bakery 47, James Wallace's Back to Black Coffee has taken up a weekday residency at venue/bar Broadcast. Expect high-quality espresso coffees from around the world – ideal for a pre-work pick-me-up. 427 Sauchiehall Street; weekdays 8am-3pm.