Spilt Milk Social Club EspressoIn the entrance way to the Music Base recording studios and rehearsal space, the Spilt Milk Social Club has recently opened. On a rare early morning visit to Leith I popped in for a visit. The place radiates Shoreditch chic in a way that completely fits a musical creative space. I …

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Pure Gray Where Connect used to trade, just opposite the Comely Bank branch of Waitrose, Pure Gray has taken over the cafe and gift shop premises. On rather a jolly Sunday afternoon I popped in for a lunchtime visit.Exterior With much less of the parade of baby strollers than the previous incarnation, the interior is …

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Life Cafe I’d been meaning to visit the Life Cafe on Cheyne Street for some time, so when I had an afternoon meeting at the Western General and a little time window before it I took to opportunity to pop in. ExteriorA community centre cafe in a style I tend to enjoy, it’s part of …

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Five Degrees – SADLY NOW CLOSED Sunday wanderings took me to Bruntsfield, a few days back, but I wasn’t quite sure where to lunch. After a major bout of indecision, I eventually alighted upon Five Degrees, a new cafe just round the corner from Katie’s Diner. I popped in to give it a look.Interior Promising …

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Café Bellina I was sad to see Bites had closed down, as it was a reliable little takeout place. The arrival of Café Bellina in the same Elm Row premises did look quite exciting, though, so I popped in for an early visit.Exterior I actually visited twice on successive days, not entirely because it was …

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