Deadly Donuts As regular readers will be all too aware, I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, so the arrival of somewhere called Deadly Donuts was never likely to register on my radar, particularly. However, on one of my Saturday rambles round the city I bumped into it and noticing it served Roundsquare coffee …

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Strumpets The current outburst of independent coffee houses, in particular ones opening right near my abode, shows no signs of slowing. The latest, following in the footsteps of Noir and Brew Lab West End, is Strumpets, on William Street.Interior I visited on their first (and second) day of trading having been tracking their progress towards …

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Mademoiselle Macaron Interior Mademoiselle Macaron’s Parisian-style boutique cafe, complete with internal Eiffel Tower, has been open for a wee while, but I didn’t hear until recently that they’d added a little menu of savoury options to go with their excellent macarons and pastries. I popped in to give things a try. I’m not the world’s …

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Lowdown ExteriorI’d been looking forward to the opening of Lowdown ever since I ran into former Razzo owner Paul and he let me know he’d secured new premises. He kept the exact location quiet until fairly recently, so when I discovered it was to be on George Street right on my regular route between home …

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CocktailFilament is quite a small and compact coffee shop so it is to their considerable credit that they’ve managed to find room for two pop-up events as part of their August offering. Having started life as an August pop-up themselves, in the venue where Machina Espresso have in turn popped-up this year on Victoria Street, …

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