The Early Bird I’d been to visit The Early Bird at the heart of Tollcross shortly after it opened, just a little while back. It struck me as a friendly little please but I wasn’t super taken with their coffee, so made a note to revisit. On a brisk Saturday I popped in for a …

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Coffee in Newcastle After a delightful visit to Quilliam Brothers, I was beginning to think that Newcastle might be slightly more focussed on tea rather than coffee. I remembered having satisfying locally roasted Ouseburn at the Settle Down Cafe on a previous trip but I was keen to find other places.Olive & Bean sign This …

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Baba Budan Continuing the trend of revisiting places that have expanded to food beyond their initial coffee offering, which most recently stopped off at Strumpets, I hopped over to Baba Budan in the East Market Street arches to give their grub a go.Interior sign Since they first opened with doughnuts and coffee at their core, …

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Tamper Coffee After failing to track down anywhere in Sheffield city centre that looked too interesting for cocktails the night before, I wasn’t super optimistic about finding good coffee the following morning. Exterior However, a quick search revealed Tamper Coffee had a branch just three minutes from my hotel. It looked very promising so I …

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Coffee Stop It had never really occurred to me that the bus station on St Andrew Square would have an eatery in it, but when visiting briefly the other day I spotted the Coffee Stop and made a mental note to check it out at some point. With time on the tight side it suited …

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