Food & Drink

Syrian Sweety House opens on Clerk Street, Edinburgh

There’s a new Syrian bakery in the Southside of Edinburgh. The Sweety House has opened this week after taking Haddington by storm with their Syrian bakes at The Loft Cafe & Bakery. Owned by Talal Tahan and Nour Taleb, this cafe and takeaway is open 7 days from 9am – 9pm at 19 Clerk Street and […]

Mohammed Taleb (12) outside his father's shop

Colonnades opens in the Signet Library

Opens 4th June 2015 Within the heart of the historic Signet Library in Edinburgh lies Colonnades, an elegant tea salon newly launched by award-winning café group and hospitality providers, Heritage Portfolio. Located in an exquisitely calm location just a few paces away from the hustle and bustle of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Colonnades is […]

Tea from the Wee Tea Company

FRINGE PREVIEW – The Pommery Bar and special events for 2014

The Signet Library will play host again to the Pommery Champagne Bar throughout the city’s most celebrated season Housed in Edinburgh’s beautiful Signet Library, the Pommery Bar is back from 1st August until Monday 25th August 2014. This year, the sophisticated pop-up has a distinctly Scottish feel, with unmissable Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo packages, indulgent […]

Back for 2014

FEATURE – Edinburgh Community Cafes map

New Edinburgh Community Cafes map launched Edinburgh Community Cafes are excited to present the second edition guide to tasty food with a social conscience around the city. Money raised in each of the cafes supports the local projects, training programmes, charities and community centres all doing good work in your neighbourhood. From providing employability and […]


Donate a hot drink and/or food to Edinburgh’s homeless

Social Bite offers ‘suspended coffee’ service to help homeless in Edinburgh After posting about Social Bite’s ‘suspended coffee’ service on our social media channels, the response was very positive. Social Bite in Rose Street emailed to tell us you can now make a donation to their ‘Suspended Coffee’ service which pays for a coffee and/or […]


REVIEW – Cafe Musa on The Mound, Edinburgh


By Katey Lee Katey blogs at Edinburgh Eats and Edinburgh Etiquette Cafe Musa on the Mound is perfectly positioned between Princes Street and the Royal Mile and provides an oasis of calm between these busy thoroughfares. A quick lunch visit can soon turn into a “go on then, just one slice and a quick cuppa” […]

REVIEW – Casa Angelina, London Street


Casa Angelina, Vintage Tea Room and Patisserie now open on London Street, Edinburgh Casa Angelina has opened in London Street (at the bottom of Broughton Street) and we couldn’t wait to pay a visit. The photos they were posting on their Facebook page made our mouth water so much, we booked in for a full […]

REVIEW – Stockbridge Sunday Market, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Stockbridge Market is the place to head for a spot of Sunday shopping The Stockbridge Market has over 18 months of trading under its belt now and continues to attract hoards of Sunday shoppers. With a pool of over 100 traders there really is something for everyone. It’s become part of our weekly Sunday ritual […]

REVIEW – The Pantry, Stockbridge

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

A great addition to the Stockbridge dining choices By Chiara Pannozzo, our senior food reviewer who also blogs at Wine and Olives New eateries come onto the Edinburgh food scene regularly. Some get a better reception than others, and in the case of The Pantry, I would like to extend only the warmest of welcomes. To open […]

FEATURE – 13 Edinburgh restaurants to try in 2013

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

13 Edinburgh restaurants and cafes to try in 2013 We do love treating ourselves to a good meal out Edinburgh. With over 1000 cafes and restaurants to choose from, we’re certainly never short of choices. Independent Edinburgh eateries have always had our support and this year will be no exception. Here are 13 places that […]