Armaan’s Tasty Bites I’d been looking for an excuse for a sneaky visit to Armaan’s Tasty Bites on Duke Street. I’d spotted it on trips to Twelve Triangles Kitchen Table and Bombay Spice and been keen to try their cheaply priced treats.Exterior A takeaway and delivery covering many of the expected bases, my main interest …

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China Palace I fondly remember a lunch with work pals at the China Palace on Bernard Street many years ago. I think I had Singapore noodles. Whatever the case, I’d not been back since and had frequently seen it closed when passing so wasn’t sure it was still trading. But on a drizzly evening their …

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Quay Commons I’d visited Quay Commons for coffee last year when they’d just taken on the premises on Commercial Quay and were working out their offering.Exterior After closing to completely rework the space, particularly the kitchen, they re-opened in earnest a few weeks back. I’d popped in again a couple of times and made a …

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Harmonium Certain Edinburgh sites seem to be prone to high turnover and despite some places of fine vintage having passed through the spot, the corner of Henderson Street and Giles Street in Leith seems a real challenge to make work.Exterior With the demise of VDeep, the latest to take a swing at things is Harmonium, …

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Sea Breeze Cafe After having been drenched in the incessant rain, I took shelter in the Sea Breeze Cafe on Leith Walk. It was early in the day so breakfast was needed while I gently steamed dry.Exterior I’d visited an Abbeyhill cafe of the same name – apparently they’re unconnected – a while back and …

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