On a bright and breezy Thursday morning I required a pre-work feed in the western part of the city so headed to Hank’s, a little sandwich shop on Fountainbridge.Exterior I sat down at their window shelf seats after ordering a black pudding roll and an espresso. Service was chatty and warm throughout with nice attention …

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Olive Tree Cafe Bistro – SADLY NOW CLOSED Sometimes the best way to discover new places is by happy accident. Today was a good example of this, as our original plan was to visit Beirut, but upon finding it closed this lunchtime we headed to the Olive Tree Café Bistro just across the road, instead.Exterior …

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ExteriorPart social enterprise, part arts space, the Out of the Blue Drill Hall has been home to some exciting projects in recent times, with a packed programme of events throughout the year. Rather shamefully I’d never previously visited so was delighted to rectify that today. As a former military drill hall, the exterior is imposing …

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I’d made the trip to Tollcross with the intention of visiting Cafe Class on a couple of previous occasions, but had always ended up somewhere else, for one reason or another, until today. I’d clearly been missing out on a treat as I found it really very good.Exterior With an atmosphere that’s chilled yet welcoming …

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It was the chaps from Zomato that put me on to the Fountain Cafe, on Grove Street, as they’d stayed nearby on their recent trip and availed themselves of the place’s services on a number of occasions. Indeed they’d gone all misty eyed at the mention of the colossally good smoked salmon and scrambled eggs …

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