Strumpets I wrote about Strumpets shortly after it opened and was very pleased with their coffee, awarding them five stars. Exterior At the time their food offering was solely sweet, so I figured my reviewing work here was done, but over recent months they’ve added quiches and salads, then for winter they’re serving daily changing …

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Yo Yo’s Cafe The Evening News occasionally runs “best pub/chippy/burger etc. in Edinburgh” public votes and some weird verdicts are returned. Their list of eligible Indian restaurants for their recent Best Curryhouse vote included a number of places that had been closed for years, for example. It was won by a deserving eatery, the Spice …

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Cafe Yummy It’s good to get off my regular track, from time to time, particularly when it’s early in the day so I can give a place’s breakfast goods a look. Such was the case with my visit to Cafe Yummy near the hallowed turf of Goldenacre.Exterior Right next door to Cafe Montagu, Yummy has …

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2 Nice – SADLY NOW CLOSED I’d popped in to the 2 Nice cafe on Dalry Road on one of its first days of trading and been dazzled by its yellow and blue interior. I made a note to come back for a proper review visit once it’d had some time to bed in. Tea, …

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Machina Espresso ExteriorWell over a year ago, I bumped into one of the owners of Machina Espresso outside their prospective second site on Nicolson Street and thought I was on to a scoop. As an illustration of how long it can take from identifying premises to getting things up and running, this second site didn’t …

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