Machina Espresso The folks at Machina Espresso dropped me a line to let me know that it was time for another visit as they’d made some changes to the lunch menu at their Nicolson Street branch. I was more than happy to oblige on a sunny Monday.Exterior I’d visited the place shortly after it opened …

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The Six Alonzi, the cafe at the foot of Comely Bank Avenue, traded for many years serving some off the bitterest Italian roast coffee you’ll ever have had the misfortune to sample.Exterior It was wonderful to see a fresh new place in its stead on a recent trip to this fashionably genteel part of town. …

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The Police Box with No Name When Indian food specialist Nutan moved from the Bollywood Box to her own premises at Nutan’s in Tollcross, the police box at the furthest extremity of Bruntsfield Links sat empty for a little while. In recent times I’ve seen signs of life from it but never caught the cafe …

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The Cran’ After a mighty impressive lunch at Alchemilla, I was in need of a coffee on my stroll back towards the city centre. I stopped at The Cran’ which was new to me.Exterior I’d spotted bags of Dear Green beans in the window so was optimistic I’d receive a reliably good espresso. As I …

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Twelve Triangles Kitchen Table Having popped my head in for coffee on a couple of occasions already, I could resist stopping for something to eat at the Twelve Triangles Kitchen Table no further on a blustery recent afternoon.Exterior Adding to their shops on Brunswick Street and Portobello High Street, the Kitchen Table retains a similar …

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