Many of us have been counting down the days until we could get back into a restaurant, beer garden or cafe. We asked foodies to share a picture of that first visit, after months of takeaways and home cooking.
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1. Biddy checks out the menu at Etore's
PR, Rachel Flynn, took her dog Biddy on to lunch at their local watering hole, Etore's, on Edinburgh’s Slateford Road. Rachel had macaroni cheese, and Biddy had three gravy bones and some water.
Photo: Rachel Flynn
2. Prestonfield House, Edinburgh
Broadcaster and The Scotsman food columnist, Stephen Jardine, visited the private dining space that is the Tea House, at five-star Prestonfield House, Edinburgh. (It's an outdoor space, with a canopy, so you can have a drinkie).
"It was a vivid reminder of what we've all been missing and the good times that hopefully lie ahead," he said on Instagram (@swjardine).
Photo: Stephen Jardine
3. Contini George Street, Edinburgh
Jennifer Robertson, founding partner of creative communications company, Spey, visited Contini George Street, Edinburgh, with her family. She took a picture of her contadino with orecchiette, piccante sausage, cremini mushrooms, dried porcini, fresh cream, rocket and parmigiana. "It was great to be back in such a family-friendly place. Victor and Carina are the perfect hosts", she says.
Photo: Jennifer Robertson
4. The Blackbird, Edinburgh
Pr and influencer manager, Fiona Hunter-Wood, enjoyed a cocktail at The Blackbird's well designed outdoor area. www.theblackbirdedinburgh.co.uk
Photo: Fiona Hunter Wood