Mimi’s Corstorphine Over recent years, Mimi’s Bakehouse has built a reputation as one of the city’s finest cake purveyors. Three sites – the Shore, Canongate and Corstorphine – as well as a market cake cabin appearing at Festival and Christmas time ensure you’re never too far from your next treat.Exterior Of course, I’m not a …

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The Pastry Section I was in two minds when a place called the Pastry Section opened on Raeburn Place. I suspected it wouldn’t be exactly the place for me given my general lack of sweet tooth, but I had a feeling it would add positively to a neighbourhood that already boasts the excellent Patisserie Madeleine …

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Strumpets The current outburst of independent coffee houses, in particular ones opening right near my abode, shows no signs of slowing. The latest, following in the footsteps of Noir and Brew Lab West End, is Strumpets, on William Street.Interior I visited on their first (and second) day of trading having been tracking their progress towards …

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CocktailFilament is quite a small and compact coffee shop so it is to their considerable credit that they’ve managed to find room for two pop-up events as part of their August offering. Having started life as an August pop-up themselves, in the venue where Machina Espresso have in turn popped-up this year on Victoria Street, …

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ExteriorStockbridge is a hot-bed of lovely places to eat, with a good range of restaurants, pubs and cafes. To its number, it has recently added CafĂ© 33 on Deanhaugh Street, so I popped in for a visit. I was joined today by Danielle from Edinburgh Foody, who has recently been baking up a storm with …

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