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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Roundsquare On a bleary-eyed Monday morning, I had one of those conversations that would have made so much more sense if I’d been talking about the same thing as my genial interlocutor. The context was Roundsquare, a roastery based in Ayr, that I had no idea had opened a cafe in Morningside.Exterior Within hours of …

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Café Praline MJ’s Verdict Today I met a very “under the weather” BKR at Praline Café at the bottom of Leith Walk. We’d been here together a few months ago just to have a coffee and catch up and today, it was much the same except they weren’t serving the hearty meals like pasta that …

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Cafe Presko I’d been given a tip that Cafe Presko on Gorgie Road was worth a look so popped in to check it out on a drizzly Saturday morning.Interior It’s certainly eye-catching with day-glo orange, pink and green to the fore of the outside and interior. It felt vibrant and fresh which isn’t something that …

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Williams & Johnson at Custom Lane I’d heard that local roasters Williams & Johnson had set up a permanent spot at the Custom Lane artists and creative space just near the Shore but I’d been struggling to find myself in that part of town for a visit.Exterior and sign When I finally did it was …

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