Blue Bear Cafe I remember visiting Blue Bear when it was in its first flush, back in 2013. It was drawing rave reviews for its breakfasts and built a very appreciative audience. I was slightly less convinced. Since then, it has changed hands but remains solidly committed to breakfast and lunch options, with local sourcing …

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Thirsty Pallet I was sad but not surprised to see Filos close its doors after a fairly brief tenure on Elm Row. I liked their stuff but they just didn’t seem to get enough customers through the door.Exterior Taking over the premises comes Thirsty Pallet. Ploughing a fairly similar furrow, I popped in for breakfast …

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Dream & Season I’ve enjoyed a number of recent trips to Prortobello for a sunny and/or bracing stroll along the promenade. I’ve stopped at the likes of Green Kilt and Susan’s Snacks along the way.Exterior On this visit, once more to collect a stray parcel from the Telferton industrial estate, I popped into newcomer Dream …

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Waterfront Takeaway I’d spotted the Waterfront Takeaway on trips along both the 16 and 19 bus routes, so made a note to visit as soon as the road took me here again.Exterior The Waterfront is a little cabin cafe at the top of Granton Square. I suspected all-day breakfast treats would be the order of …

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Seeds for the Soul I was sad to hear of the demise of Moon & Hare as it was that rarest of rare things, a joyful vegan cafe. But as I understand it, the inheritors of the premises, Seeds for the Soul, have links to that previous business, certainly in terms of their vegan and …

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