Primal Roast I’d spotted Primal Roast on St Vincent Street on a wander back from Finnieston after lunch – was it maybe at Ox & Finch? – and made a note to give it a look when next in these parts.Exterior A below street level cafe in similar style to nearby Where the Monkey Sleeps, …

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Twelve Triangles I’m a long-standing fan of Twelve Triangles and have written extensively in praise of their coffee, macaroni pies and excellent bread.Exterior They’ve recently opened a new branch on Duke Street, so in true contrarian style I took a trip to their Portobello shop to see how it was getting on. On the High …

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Lovecrumbs I’ve been a fan of Lovecrumbs since it opened back in 2012. There have been some changes over recent times with a lunch and all day savoury menu added to their stellar cake selection. They’re also drawing upon local suppliers such as Archipelago, and have recently set up a joint-venture bakery with the Edinburgh …

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The Bach After a hideously early morning train journey to Dundee, I had time for a breakfast stop before the work of the day commenced. A spot of internetting suggested that The Bach might be home to good coffee so I decided to seek it out.Exterior The location is quite spectacular with the cafe on …

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Roundsquare On a bleary-eyed Monday morning, I had one of those conversations that would have made so much more sense if I’d been talking about the same thing as my genial interlocutor. The context was Roundsquare, a roastery based in Ayr, that I had no idea had opened a cafe in Morningside.Exterior Within hours of …

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