Afternoon Tea at Prestonfield It’s always good to celebrate important events in style so when regular guest quester Rachel had a landmark birthday coming up, we decided to plan a trip to Prestonfield House for afternoon tea. Although it’s a place I recall family members visiting pretty regularly when I was growing up, I’d never …

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Tony’s I’m a fairly frequent visitor to Craigmillar, what with Bookfellas launches and White House lunches, so another jaunt that way took me to Tony’s Takeaway on the main drag of Niddrie Mains Road.Exterior A pretty standard chipshop set up, it seemed popular with locals across a range of ages. I was there directly before …

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Wee Bite I’m becoming a veritable expert on the cuisine of Craigmillar following visits to the White House, Margaret’s and the Full Stop in recent weeks. Today’s visit saw me pop in to Wee Bite, a little Polish cafe.Exterior With a menu bringing together more routine breakfast and lunch options with a selection of Polish …

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The Full Stop Cafe On another trip to Craigmillar – it’s almost becoming a regular haunt – I thought I’d pop in to the library to see if their cafe, called The Full Stop, was any good.Interior counter The facility is really very impressive with a warm and welcoming readerly space with a cafe at …

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Margaret’s Takeaway Twice in the space of a week I had occasion to stop for sustenance in Craigmillar. My second visit was a breakfast time so I thought a trip Margaret’s, on Niddrie Mains Road, looked like the right way to go.Exterior A very friendly wee place with room for ten to sit in, they …

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