The little row of cafes and takeaway shops, huddled round the corner of Dundas Street and Henderson Row, boast quite an impressive array of eating options. I still have Finnegan’s, Cuckoo’s Bakery, Caffeine and L’Alba D’Oro to visit, but I’ve been impressed, so far, by Lezzetli, Club Sandwich, and the New Town Deli.Exterior On a …

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On a bright and sunny morning, I had a hankering for sausages and brown sauce, so toddled up Morrison Street to find the required items. It pained me to walk past the excellent Copper Bird, but the quest for new and interesting places drove me on, resulting in my arrival at Pronto.Exterior Smart, spacious and …

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I found myself unusually hungry, this lunchtime, so in need of something more substantial than a soup and sandwich combo. Accordingly, I took myself along to the Gurkha Cafe, on Cockburn Street, to grab something hearty.Exterior The interior of the place is quite striking, as they’ve put quite a lot of effort in to giving …

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I try to venture to some further flung places, on my Sunday walks, but a combination of poor timing and the fact that some cafes don’t open on Sundays means that I’m quite often drawn back to places that I could probably reach in an average weekday lunchtime.Exterior This was the case with my visit …

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My little mini-tour of the regulars at Edinburgh Markets concluded, today, with a trip to the Pad Thai stall, run by the chef from Bluerapa Thai, on Torphicen Street.Pad Thai! A street food staple, and one of Thailand’s foremost national dishes, pad Thai is a noodle-based dish with which you’ll all likely be familiar. On …

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