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Hi, I'm Ildiko

Welcome to the Weekend Enthusiast! A collection of travel, lifestyle, restaurant reviews and home of the Edinburgh Enthusiast. 

What to do this weekend: 3-4 February

What to do this weekend: 3-4 February



Last weekend I got a sneak peek of the new IOLLA showroom in Stockbridge - you might have spotted it on my Instagram stories. As of today (1 February) they are officially open, so you can finally check them out too! The good news: they have teamed up with a bunch of lovely local businesses to celebrate their new store opening and you can win a pair of IOLLAs. Just look out for the IOLLA vinyls in the partner shops, snap and share a picture on Instagram. Don't forget to follow and tag @iolla. Good luck!

Hints: We spotted the vinyls at various locations - Mademoiselle Macaron, Red Door Gallery, The Milkman and Narcissus Flowers amongst others.


Scottish Snowdrop Festival

Yes, it's that time of the year again, when I start talking about snowdrops! Visit Scotland and Scotland's Gardens Scheme are celebrating snowdrop season with over 50 events during the next few weeks, check out the full list here. How about visiting Cambo Estate, Scone Palace or the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh for a snowdrop walk?

While talking about gardens, here's a wee reminder to buy your tickets via Eventbrite if you wish to visit the Garden of Cosmic Speculation in Portrack on Sunday, 6th May. The garden is only open to the public for one day in a year so you don't want to miss out!



Sushi Saturday

If you are a fellow sushi lover, you might have heard the rumours: there is a new sushi place right opposite Haymarket Station. As we often face the empty fridge effect at the end of the week, we paid a visit to Go Ninja Sushi at 14 Clifton Terrace. They have a great range of sushi boxes available to take away, all made on the day. We recommend the classic box, followed by some matcha pancakes as dessert. Oh, did we mention they also have Japanese lemonade in various flavours and Pokemon Snacks? Have a sneak peek of their menu on Deliveroo.



Loveless at Filmhouse

Do you love indie cinema? How about the preview screening of a Russian drama? Filmhouse is showing Leviathan director Andrey Zvyagintsev's latest film titled Loveless this Sunday afternoon.


Have a nice weekend!

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