Greenshoots – SADLY NOW CLOSED I’d visited Greenshoots a while back to check out their coffee. I’d been well impressed with the Charlie Mills espresso I sampled so made a note to pop in again soon for food. I finally got round to making good on that, today.Exterior Part gift and homewares shop, part cafe, …

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Ostara I’d been a big fan of the Water of Leith Cafe Bistro when it was in its original Coburg Street premises – and continue my fondness now they’ve moved up river. I did wonder, though, how future occupiers would get on with this slightly awkwardly located spot. I popped in to try the latest …

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Baba Budan Some days being inquisitive is firmly the way to go; other times curiousity kills you, whether you’re a cat or not. My visit to recently opened Baba Budan, a coffee place near Waverley in the arches originally used for the Hidden Door Festival in 2014, definitely raised some interesting questions.Exterior I asked the …

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Linton & Co After a fairly wet and windy day at the Fountainbridge Street Food Friday market, I popped by on my road home to see how everyone had coped with their most challenging weather conditions to date.Van It was definitely a day to be in a trailer or a van, rather than battling with …

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DeLekt I’m currently doing a Step Count Challenge with some work colleagues so I’ve been looking to stretch the walk to work to pad-out my stats. On one such slightly loopy route, I came across DeLekt on Lauriston Place so stopped in for breakfast sustenance.Exterior Where Gordon’s, Contino and latterly Nice One! have previously traded, …

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