The Edinburgh Press Club The Press Club opened on Cockburn Street a little while back. I gave it a quick look but was not taken with their coffee so left them to bed-in and hopefully change their supplier. I returned to see how they were getting on, the other day. I was joined by Pauline …

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Larder To Go I’m a big fan of the Edinburgh Larder and recommend it to people frequently as one of the best places for lunch in the city. While their west end bistro closed last year to be replaced by Forage & Chatter, they consolidated their Blackfriars Street mothership by expanding into the former site …

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Henderson’s at Holyrood MJ’s Verdict On the day that Blythe and I wandered over to Henderson’s wee cafĂ© near Holyrood, I honestly could have been led anywhere. We were on a mission to be available while the actors were recorded reading the Echoes of the City stories and poems; very exciting!Exterior The place itself is …

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Tasty Buns Bakery Tasty Buns Bakery took over a really awkward spot at the top of Bread Street a wee while back and have been trading to appreciative acclaim since then.Exterior I’ve visited a couple of times but mainly just for a quick espresso. They have a bespoke blend from Mr Eion which they generally …

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The Story Cafe I had a message from The Story Cafe at the Scottish Storytelling Centre asking me to pop in to try their lunch. I was slightly confused because it’s a place I visit pretty regularly on bookish business, but I hadn’t realise the cafe operator had changed in mid 2016. I was happy …

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