Mimi’s Corstorphine Over recent years, Mimi’s Bakehouse has built a reputation as one of the city’s finest cake purveyors. Three sites – the Shore, Canongate and Corstorphine – as well as a market cake cabin appearing at Festival and Christmas time ensure you’re never too far from your next treat.Exterior Of course, I’m not a …

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Westgate Farm

Westgate Farm After an afternoon of considering potential future abodes, the attention of my brother Grant and I turned to dining. In these parts, the west of the city, the opening of Westgate Farm, a Farmhouse Inn, on South Gyle Broadway, has caused a ripple of excitement. We went to investigate.Farmhouse medley This wasn’t my …

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Pie Not Bistro I regularly lament the lack of good pies on Edinburgh eatery menus so was very pleased to hear of the arrival of Pie Not Bistro. It builds on the success of their regularly appearing pie stalls at various markets. Exterior I was less pleased to hear of their location on Comiston Road …

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Rose Street Cafe I initially figured that my naming and shaming of the Rose Street Cafe on Twitter, following my disastrous visit there the other night was enough, but my brain has been itching to share a fuller account of the horror so here it is. Having taken over the premises that I think were …

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Pie Dolly

Pie Dolly I had heard rumours of a new pie stall on the market circuit and was keen to inspect their wares. Sign After a failed attempt to catch them at Stockbridge I bumped into them unexpectedly at the Leith Market. Called Pie Dolly, their speciality is hot water crust pies in the traditional pork …

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