Restaurants

A time when coffeehouses were where you went to think.

There was a time before the Smiths and Bauhaus were replaced by bland electropop picked by a Spotify algorithm.    The Highland Coffee House smelled like chocolate and cinnamon and clove cigarettes and roasted nuts. The windows were tall and arched, offering blurred views of Highland Avenue with its battered row houses and a dive …

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‘Madness & reason’: Construction begins on world’s largest underwater restaurant

© MIR / Snøhetta Construction has commenced on what is set to be the world’s largest, and Europe’s first, underwater restaurant. The extraordinary project will transform a concrete container into an up close and personal view of subsea life Expected to open in March 2019, the aptly-named Under will sit on the southernmost tip of …

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