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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Coates Cafe As regular readers will recall, I have moved from the west of the city to sunny Leith over the course of the last year. Smart interior The move has been largely a positive thing, but I sometimes miss my previous walk to work as I had such an amazing range of places to …

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Nomad I’ve spent the vast majority of my life walking upon and down Haymarket Terrace on a daily basis. The shop on the corner of Rosebery Crescent used to be an old style general store – was it called Stonehouse? – but more recently sold rugby supplies.Interior With that place’s recent demise a comprehensive refit …

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EasyCoffee I had some crackin’ good holidays that were facilitated by EasyJet back when I was a chunk younger. I haven’t used their services for a while but their bright orange branding is still instantly recognisable. It was a little odd to see their signage bedecking a new cafe on the corner of Clifton Terrace …

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Tea & Sympathy I’d been given a tip that there was a new cafe on Ashley Terrace that I should check out so on a bright Saturday I walked along the canal to Harrison Park to check it out.Exterior Called Tea & Sympathy, it’s part cafe, part gift shop. It’s a smart little space with …

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