Saturday, August 18, 2012

#356. The Place, 34-38 York Pl, Edinburgh

I was on my way to Cafe Picante for some late-night chippy goodness when I passed this hotel just after Queen Street turns into York Place. A man on the front step notices me peering through the window at the purple lights, and he invites me to come inside for a drink, noting that the bar is open to the public.

Well, I can't exactly say no to that.

The beer selection is great for a hotel bar. I ordered one of my new favourites: a Black Scottish Stout from Belhaven. The staff were friendly, and I bonded with the man from the steps (the night porter, it turns out) over our mutual love of Glasgow.

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