Henderson’s at Holyrood MJ’s Verdict On the day that Blythe and I wandered over to Henderson’s wee café near Holyrood, I honestly could have been led anywhere. We were on a mission to be available while the actors were recorded reading the Echoes of the City stories and poems; very exciting!Exterior The place itself is …

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Honeycomb Tearoom February/March seems a popular time of year for cafes to open. In 2016 we had a little outcropping including Zest & Co and Strumpets, both of which happily celebrated their first anniversary and continue to thrive.Exterior This year I had a little spate of a new cafe followers with Twitter profiles mentioning “opening …

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Wayoo – SADLY NOW CLOSED Having recently visited Marchmont to review coffee and porridge, I was struck by how many of the little cafes in the neighbourhood I either hadn’t visited, hadn’t reviewed or both. One of these was Wayoo, a cold-pressed juice bar, so I made a point of returning to the neighbourhood to …

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Alplings

Alplings The transition from street food vendor to permanent premises can be a tricky one. Recently, the place that’s achieved it most successfully is Ninja Buns to Ninja Kitchen. The latest folks to give it a go are Alplings, the purveyors of fine Austrian dumplings.Exterior They’ve taken up residence in a small place on Henderson …

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Surgeon’s Hall Courtyard Bar & BBQ I’ve visited the courtyard bar and BBQ at Surgeon’s Hall for the last couple of years but on both occasions it was after I’d finished all the required Festival reviews. Once more, I’d ‎forgotten about it in my initial consideration but remembered slightly earlier this year so can finally …

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