A new addition to the delights of William Street, Urban West Coffee House is a neat little stop off, near to much loved Liggy’s Cakes and Lune Town.Exterior It serves a good selection of breakfast rolls, and at lunch you can choose from soups, daily specials, baked potatoes, as well as a range of wraps …

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I’m starting to favour lunchtime venues that require me to walk up and down some of Edinburgh’s many hilly streets, in preparation for our upcoming stroll across the Pennines, in June.Interior One such jaunt took me down Broughton Street, through Bellevue, to Agoo Café, on Rodney Street. With a glass frontage that allowed the sunshine …

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Recently opened on the Grassmarket, Zaza is a tidy little café that is largely unremarkable, aside from boasting an absolutely tremendous view of Edinburgh Castle.Exterior I visited today in the gusting wind, with the intention of grabbing a quick soup and sandwich takeout. From the two soups on offer, I chose lentil over tomato, then …

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It’s not always fair to judge a place by its name, but in the case of somewhere called Speedy Sandwiches, I think it’s reasonable to expect two things: sandwiches; and rapid service. On today’s visit, both boxes were ticked, admirably.Speedy Sandwiches This was another breakfast quest, as I was once more taking advantage of our …

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My acute observation skills were once more to the fore, the other day, when I originally attempted to find BaGet Stuffed, after MJ had spotted it from the bus. I ended up at Bonnington’s after walking clean past my intended stop. I questioned its existence, but was reassured that its lack of observable presence was …

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