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You can get a 'Europack' of cards explaining your gluten-free diet in the 5 main European languages from http://www.dietarycard.com and other languages are available if you're heading somewhere more 'unusual'.
also see http://www.coeliac.co.uk/glutenfree_living/living/115.asp for advice on travelling in Italy, Spain and France.
is a website run by Coeliac UK - eating establishments register their gluten-free 'credentials' there.
also see http://www.sillyyak.co.uk/national_coeliac...p/Edinburgh.htm
Dietary Alert cards provided by http://www.dietarycard.com are commonly used in Scottish restaurants to explain the gluten-free diet clearly but discretely.
For an authentically British fast-food experience, coeliacs travel many hundreds of miles to Land'n'Sea, a fish and chip shop about 25 minutes outside Edinburgh http://www.glu2go.co.uk for gluten-free fish n chips.