District Coffee With the disappointing coffee but hearty breakfast at Bob & Bert’s in mid-digestion, I was delighted to encounter a rather promising looking parade of shops just a little further down Stranmills Road.Exterior This included a cafe called District Coffee. It looked likely to serve me an espresso more matched to my tastes and …

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Out and about in Nottingham After an enjoyable evening at Iberico, I had the small matter of dealing with the reason I was in Nottingham – a seminar at the Crowne Plaza where I was also staying. Hotel breakfast The day started with the traditional buffet breakfast in their restaurant. This offered the usual suspects …

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Blackwood’s Although I’ve visited Blackwood’s, the Morningside branch of Jonathan Sharp’s little empire of coffee shops across Edinburgh, for some reason I’ve not written about it at length before. This is possibly because I’ve generally only visited in passing and it has never made that strong an impression on me. Having said that, it’s still …

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Cheapshot I was thinking that I hadn’t seen much in the way of new coffee places of late when I immediately bumped into one and heard about another, both in police boxes. Box The former is called Cheapshot and is located just over the road from Wildmanwood, round the corner from Kweilin and next to …

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305 Cafe I noticed that the Colonial Coffee House – a place I did not enjoy on one brief visit – was no longer trading and a new place had sprung up from its ashes. Called 305 Cafe, I popped in to give it a look not long after it had opened.Exterior Indeed, it was …

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