King’s Coffee and Books It had been a fair while since I’d been to Dumfries so I sought some recommendations from friends from the district. I got a stereo chorus of ‘abandon hope all ye who enter here’ which didn’t sound too promising.  I had little choice but to make the best of it so …

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Sunshine Cafe It seems to be a time of great change on Great Junction Street. A number of new businesses have recently opened on the stretch with Greco Pi and Aurora most notable. I spotted another one, the Sunshine Cafe, so popped in to give it a look.Exterior While Aurora is bringing something decidedly different …

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Down the Hatch at Food n Flea I’ve been talking a bit of sanctimonious bollocks about reviewing places during their soft launch, in recent social media twitterings. I directly followed this with visits to four places that had been opened for a collective seven days. It’s called a double standard, folks – I’m a big …

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McNamara’s – SADLY NOW CLOSED I’d popped in to a cafe on Lothian Road called McNamara’s a few weeks back and been charmed by the welcome. I’d been less impressed with the coffee but made a note to come back for lunch and see what their food was like. I made good on that on …

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The Little Fox Deli The hunt for coronation chicken excellence took me to Tollcross and a place I’d not visited before called the Little Fox Deli. Exterior Their livery is bright orange and their detailing foxy brown. It’s fun and welcoming. This was matched by the welcome from the friendly counter staff. Before I’d ordered …

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