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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:07 pm 
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Awesome, I joined! I might be coming up to Edinburgh in July!

Oh and Imogen the place I was struggling to remember the name of the other day was Hanam's!

Ooh, when in July?

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Awesome, I joined! I might be coming up to Edinburgh in July!

Oh and Imogen the place I was struggling to remember the name of the other day was Hanam's!


Amazing! Let me know if you need a place to stay - I should have a spare room by then if my flatmate moves out as planned :)

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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Thanks Imogen! Sadly it doesn't look like it'll be happening this month, it'll either be next month or not at all :-(

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 2:45 pm 
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Current upcoming events in June with Edinburgh Vegan Meetup:

21 June: Pride Picnic Potluck Breakfast
24 June: Try the Bia Bistrot Vegan Menu

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Bia Bistrot's vegan menu is so good! You won't be disappointed!

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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Sadly I can't make the Bia Bistrot meetup myself as I have a meeting in London on that day :( It's down on the list as I place I really want to visit though!

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Current upcoming events in July with Edinburgh Vegan Meetup:

10 July: Ethical Voice for Animals Meetup
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:22 am 
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Imogen wrote:
Current upcoming events in July with Edinburgh Vegan Meetup:

10 July: Ethical Voice for Animals Meetup
12 July: EdVeg Social
12 July: Running of the Bairns


Plus another event for this month:
19 July: Film screening in Glasgow: The Ghosts in our Machine

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:32 pm 
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When I visited Edinburgh, I ate at Henderson's a few times, David Bann one night, and the baked potato shop. All were good in their own way.
Vegan haggis is delicious.


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I've just heard the amazing news that Edinburgh is about to get its first pizza company introducing vegan cheese to the menu!

http://eatoutmagazine.co.uk/scottish-pi ... e-toppings

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 03, 2014 10:39 am 
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Seriously, check out this vegan cheese pizza from La Favorita:

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Hell yeah Imogen, that looks great.

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Imogen wrote:
Seriously, check out this vegan cheese pizza from La Favorita:

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ooh! do you know if it's MozzaRisella or something else?

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ooh! do you know if it's MozzaRisella or something else?


All I know is that it's a rice milk cheese and they found it through consulting with PETA. It's really good!

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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Hey, any kid-friendly veggie places in Edinburgh? Preferably something that has lots of veggie-intense dishes or something not centred around meat and cheese analogues (which none of us like other than veggie sausages for some reason). Am I asking for too much? We used to just go to Wetherspoon's, but they only have that freedom salad now other than on Thursday Curry Night.

Laughing at the baked potato comments earlier in this thread!

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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There is now a branch of Las Iguanas in Edinburgh! They have a vegan menu and I've never had a bad meal at the Newcastle branch.

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TheCrabbyCrafter wrote:
Hey, any kid-friendly veggie places in Edinburgh? Preferably something that has lots of veggie-intense dishes or something not centred around meat and cheese analogues (which none of us like other than veggie sausages for some reason). Am I asking for too much? We used to just go to Wetherspoon's, but they only have that freedom salad now other than on Thursday Curry Night.


Henderson's is great (and also the oldest vegetarian restaurant in Scotland and second oldest in the UK). I often see families in there, particularly during the daytime.

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Perfect! Thank you, Imogen!

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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Waitrose Morningside has the salted caramel Almond Dream only. Comely Bank are on the list, and Waitrose told me they were supposed to get it, but when I called earlier, they had no stock and no record to show they'd be getting it in anytime soon. I'll update if I find it at the Comely Bank store since I work over there.

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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This isn't an issue specific to vegans (except that maybe it will reduce the number of animals injured on the roads) so I hope no one minds me posting about it.

City of Edinburgh Council are considering changing speed limits to 20mph in many streets. This would be great for increasing safety, particularly for children, the elderly and the disabled and for cyclists and pedestrians. It would also make areas more pleasant to walk and cycle in. The council says on the FAQ page that car "journey times will not significantly increase".

It would be great if people could complete the questionnaire here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/20mphSpeedLimit
It is very quick and easy; all you have to do is tick a few boxes, though you can add comments if you want to. The only identifying information they need is your post code. It will accept a non-Edinburgh postcode (a friend in Glasgow filled it in) but I'm sure they'll take the views of people from the city more seriously. Unless you frequently travel to Edinburgh and say so in the comments.

There are FAQs, a map of proposed streets and background information here: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/20mph
And Spokes (the cycling charity) has some information here: http://www.spokes.org.uk/wordpress/2014 ... r-say-now/

The consultation closes in just a few days, on the 13th of October.

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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Just wanted to mention that I had very nice carrot cake at Earthy on Causewayside this morning :-)


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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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I didn't see this in the vegan festival thread (sorry if I missed it) but just saw the Edinburgh vegan festival advertised on the Hendersons Facebook page. It's on 8 August. Disappointing for me that it's the day after we go on holiday (although we are going to Boulder so I think I'll get over it!).


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For those who didn't know, Henderson's Bistro is now all vegan! I looked at the menu the other day, and it looks pretty good. They kept the haggis from the old menu, but they have loads of new (or newly vegan) stuff. And when I was in Henderson's (the downstairs one) earlier this week, nearly everything on the dinner menu was vegan or could be made vegan (the polenta dish can be made vegan with tofu instead of, I think, goat's cheese).

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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For those who didn't know, Henderson's Bistro is now all vegan! I looked at the menu the other day, and it looks pretty good. They kept the haggis from the old menu, but they have loads of new (or newly vegan) stuff. And when I was in Henderson's (the downstairs one) earlier this week, nearly everything on the dinner menu was vegan or could be made vegan (the polenta dish can be made vegan with tofu instead of, I think, goat's cheese).


I am taking note of all these places ... I love Edinburgh ... it seems so orderly to me ... I hardly ever get lost! which for me is something ... the story is that I carry a mobile 'phone so that I can ring my husband when I get lost ... okay all right! I have only had to do it twice ...

Anne, who hopes when she gets there next the wonderful map show is still in business ... (not a lost joke, there IS a wonderful map shop there)

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 Post subject: Re: Edinburgh
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If you ever find yourself at the Royal Infirmary, the chocolate syrup used in the hot chocolates (and presumably the mochas) at the Aroma coffee shop near the main entrance is definitely vegan. It even has the Vegan Society symbol on it! And they have soy milk. (Also, they're very reasonably priced and the money they raise goes back into the hospital rather than to some corporation.)

I can't confirm if this is true of any of the other coffee shops in RIE (though it's definitely not at the Incafe because they use Costa stuff) or any of the other hospitals because I only found out about this one today. Maybe I should go around the coffee shops as I'm at each site and see what they have.

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