A few weeks ago I found some Italian sunshine in rainy Edinburgh. After a lovely visit to the National Museum of Scotland with my mum and the kids we were feeling like some lunch. The rain was pouring down and we had to find somewhere close by. I remembered having a tasty evening meal in Vittoria with my husband and our boys when the youngest was only weeks old so we decided to go back there. I can’t believe Euan is now 2 and a half and Cameron is almost 10 months.
When we arrived we were greeted by a very friendly waiter and were quickly shown to our table. We were asked how many high chairs we wanted and then Euan was given some crayons and paper which made the short wait for the food fly past.
The restaurant offers a particularly good menu for children. There is lots of choice and Euan thoroughly enjoyed his glass of milk and spaghetti and meatballs. The best bit is that Euan’s meal only cost £1 and even this is donated to Cash for Kids, a charity which supports local children living in difficult circumstances. The portion was very generous and the food tasted great. It was also mentioned on the menu that only fresh ingredients are used and every meal is served with a salad or vegetables. My mum and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal too. You can’t ask for much more than that!
Dining out with a toddler and a baby was (on this occasion!) easy, despite the fact that it was getting close to Euan’s nap time. I think the fact that the waiters seemed genuinely interested in him helped a lot, as did the crayons and the fact that he was eating food he really enjoyed. Cameron was a piece of cake – he slept throughout the entire meal! Thank you Vittoria, we’ll be back.