ExteriorIt was good to get out of city centre Glasgow for a change so I took the opportunity breakfast in the fashionable West End. After a sardine journey on the underground to Hillhead, I emerged on Byres Road with Avenue G in sight. A purveyor of fine, locally roasted coffee, Avenue G has garnered a …

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ExteriorI was starting to despair about the coffee on offer in Dundee, but my interest was piqued by a place on the Perth Road, which is just in the process of transitioning from being called Espressoh! to being known as Pacamara. I’d actually already had a hearty breakfast at my B&B, Anderson’s, so coffee was …

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ExteriorMy continuing fondness for ecclesiastical cafes took me to the recently opened Wild Olive Tree Cafe, just next to Queen Street station, in the fantastic St George’s Tron Church. It’s a real feature building, which I’ve walked past many a time. The cafe, run as a social enterprise supporting the local homeless to get back …

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Edinburgh Sandwich Society – SADLY NOW CLOSED Exterior menuWhen I visited the rather smart new premises on West Register Street housing the Edinburgh Haggis Society during the Festival, I had little clue that the place was soon to be closed (indeed it was shut before our review posted) and repurposed as the Edinburgh Sandwich Society. …

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ExteriorDalry is well served for restaurant options, with places like First Coast, Mia, Locanda de Gusti, RiverLife and Feast offering good diversity of provision. What this part of town has lacked, though, is good coffee. For now, Soderberg on Queensferry Street is about as far west (with the exception of Cafe Colpamia in Roseburn) as …

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