Not so Blue for Maison Bleue

by Ross Stebbing

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Scottish PR Agency Feasts on Coverage for Iconic Edinburgh Restaurant

Coverage in The National of food and drink pr storyTop local and national newspapers which have remarkable readership across the country featured stories about the glorious refurbishment of Maison Blue and the hotly anticipated Post-Refurb Party that followed.

The month-long closure – to allow for the six-figure refurbishment – built an appetite for those in the media invited along to the re-opening of its doors.

Scotland’s daily compact newspaper The National, which has a circulation of around 30, 471, published the story accompanied by a picture of the restaurants new iconic dish – which has a pre-order time of 24 hours.Coverage in the evening news for food and drink pr story

The Edinburgh Evening News – which circulates around Edinburgh and the Lothian’s – featured a picture of Dean Gassabi, the restaurant’s owner. The image shows Dean accompanied by exclusive Beduin Mechoui dish and belly dancers that entertained at the evening event.

Coverage in the scotsman for food and drink pr storyThe eclectic restaurant, located on the cobbled & winding Victoria Street, in the city’s Old Town was also featured in national newspaper The Scotsman which has a circulation of around 27,208.

Our dynamic team at Holyrood PR also invited a host of bloggers to the event as a way for Maison Bleue to reach a broader audience. Blogs of the event can be found on Little Katie’s Little Thoughts and Edinburgh Feasts. Miss Vicky Viola‘s blog references the new interior is a feast for the eyes.

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The Scotsman website which has an average of 119, 672 visitors a day also featured details of the party and the restaurants refurbishment. The Daily Business Group also featured coverage of the event at the celebrity eatery on their website.

 Click here for the original media release, detailing the restaurants extensive refurbishment and menu addition.


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Public rleations agency account executive Ross Stebbing

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As part of the expert PR team at a fast-paced Scottish public relations agency, Ross Stebbing works on diverse clients in sectors including film and media, construction, healthcare and logistics. While he delivers PR in Edinburgh, his results appear in newspapers, magazines and websites all across the UK and beyond.

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