The Black Bee On a day when cats and dogs were liberally falling from the sky, I took shelter in Waverley Station from the feline and canine drippings. Coffee cart Fortunately it was a Friday so I didn’t need to contend with the prospect of lunch or worse coffee from Caffe Nero. Friday meant that …

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Northern Edge I’ve been fairly poor in my attendance at the Edinburgh Farmers Market on Castle Terrace, recently, but I managed to drag myself along on a grey Saturday, to see what was what.Stall After a spin around the stalls, including a chat with Rachel from Hammond Charcuterie, I decided that coffee was all that …

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Happy Bean Cafe Next door to excellent drinks shop Cornelius, on Easter Road, the Happy Bean Cafe recently opened its doors. I popped in for a visit in between rain showers.Interior Serving a simple menu of all-day breakfasts, soup, salads and sandwiches, the first thing that struck me was how very reasonably priced everything was: …

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The Counter on the Canal I was really charmed by Brunel, the barge run by the folks at Brass & Copper, when they had a relatively short tenure at a mooring on the canal not far from the back of Akva.Coffee, barge, sign Brunel was sold on, a while back, to the folks at The …

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Out of the Box From the folks behind popular breakfast spot Cafe Blue Bear comes a new coffee and events catering van – well, horsebox – called Out of the Box.Box Trading most days from a pitch in Inverleith Park, I popped along on a sunny Wednesday to check out their wares. The horsebox is …

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