Oqo Coffee Nook One of the key findings from my travelling time was that Edinburgh is very well served for cafes and top notch coffee relative to most of the places I visited. The topography of our compact city lends itself to concentrated bursts of hospitality clusters but even factoring that in we have great …

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Taza Bake

Taza Bake Our Beer Man’s Verdict Stewartfield doesn’t seem like the most promising spot for Lunchquest activity, with a hotch-potch of random businesses in a fairly unattractive industrial unit just off Newhaven Road. Domestic duties took me there one lunchtime and I was intrigued by the promise of a Syrian bakery hidden among the gyms …

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Smoke & Mirrors

Smoke & Mirrors Our Beer Man’s Verdict Another day brings yet another pub opening in Leith. Shortly after the recent opening of the excellent Nauticus on Duke Street, Smoke & Mirrors is now open for business.  With a low-key exterior which looks unfinished to the point of looking unopened, this sister bar to the nearby …

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Nauticus Our Beer Man’s verdict The Nauticus doesn’t immediately seem like the most obvious fit for Duke Street in Leith. A new venture from the co-owners of Panda & Sons and Hoot The Redeemer and local bar hero Kyle Jamieson, it has just opened in the former site of the Parlour near to Easter Road. …

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The Little Chartroom It seems to be the way that whenever you leave a neighbourhood, a bunch of good stuff opens up just in time to miss you. With the arrival of Little Fitzroy, the upcoming Nauticus, and today’s lunch venue The Little Chartroom I’ve clearly chosen a particularly unfortunate time to leave Leith. Taking …

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