My perfect weekend: Matthew Wakeford, bar manager at Hotel Missoni

Who would be your ideal weekend companion and why? My best mate Simon. We lived together in Manchester for five years during and after university until Edinburgh called me back home. It’s always nice to catch up whenever we can and it’s such a great city to show off to friends.

2 Where would you take him in Edinburgh? We have so many amazing free museums and galleries, the National Museum of Scotland being a particular favourite.

No visit would be compete without a windy walk up Arthur’s Seat followed by a well deserved pint at The Sheep’s Heid Inn, depending on the weather, of course!

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3 Where would you go for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Breakfast at Montpelliers in Bruntsfield. I like to grab the sofas by the window and spread the newspapers out.

They do their breakfast menu until 6pm so it’s great for a late brunch after a late night in Bar Missoni.

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For lunch, I’d head down to The Shore and hit The King’s Wark. I really like the cosy atmosphere with the open fire and the food is always great.

Dinner would be at Timberyard – I think it’s a really unique venue within Edinburgh.

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They have got a good ethos of local and sustainable produce – and the cocktails are pretty good there, too!

4 What one item would you not be without? I’m renovating my flat at the moment so sadly couldn’t live without my toolbox.

5 How would your perfect weekend finish? It would have to be cocktails at Bramble and chaos at Garibaldi’s.