The Mill at St Joseph’s It had been a good while since I’d ventured out to Balerno but on a bright but chilly Tuesday I headed west to see what was what. I quickly alighted upon the Mill at St Joseph’s, a community cafe based in the local church hall. I’m a great fan of …

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En Route 12, En Croute The 12! The route offers a picturesque seaside start with Dalilah’s on Seafield Road, then turns up Seafield Place and on to the very far end of Leith Links. It soon passes Bijou bistro and East Coast Cured charcuterie shop.Pizza from Napizza It then ambles through the Links then on …

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The White Lady My brother Grant is a big fan of Spoons so when he suggested a cheap and cheerful pie n pint I thought I’d oblige by suggesting the White Lady. This is a Spoons at the heart of Corstorphine, on St John’s Road, and not too far from Grant’s abode.Exterior Corstorphine has a …

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Ransacked Black Oven I had heard some mixed reports about Ransacked Black Oven – most notably from Gaby Soutar in the Scotsman – but decided to give it a look as it was very close by and I was hobbling significantly following a drunken stair slip the night before.Exterior Taking over where Wildmanwood lost direction …

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Green Kilt The bright thing that occasionally appears in the Edinburgh sky once more compelled me to visit the seaside. This time my eyes were set on Portobello and after a little stroll around I settled upon a new cafe called Green Kilt for my lunchtime stop. Having been trading since Good Friday the place …

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