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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Interior We haven’t written a questude for a while, but given we were accompanied on this quest by Eleanor, who has recently joined the ranks of Edinburgh City of Literature, we thought we’d dust off our 62 word quills to celebrate… Eleanor’s Questude Verdict On a sunny Wednesday afternoon I headed to Clerk Street to …

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ExteriorAfter having visited Gesso, the other day, I took another recommendation to visit nearby Patisserie Apostrophe, on Woodlands Road. It was a very rainy/sleety lunchtime so I was more than delighted to be inside and out of the weather. The warmly welcoming interior of the place added to my enhanced sense of wellbeing. Lunch plateTheir …

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FlapjackI’d heard good things about Cobolt Coffee, recently arrived in a Marchmont police box, so on a sunny Saturday I toddled along to see what was what. Central to their offering is, as you might expect, the coffee. It comes from Roast Central, a new up-and-coming local roaster. I wasn’t convinced by it. It was …

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ExteriorRiverhill, on Gordon Street has long been a favourite Glasgow coffee stop, so it was really good news to hear that they were opening a restaurant bar just around the corner on West Nile Street. I visited for breakfast to give it the once over. The long narrow space has a similar feel to their …

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