Cafe reviews

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 – 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 […]

REVIEW – Cafe on the Corner, Hill Street (Edinburgh Community Cafe)


Another Edinburgh Community Cafe opens in Hill Street Cafe on the Corner is a new addition to the New Town and is one of several Edinburgh Community Cafes. The cafe is a new social enterprise and is part of the UK wide charity, Autism Initiatives, helping to support adults on the Autism Spectrum. Our aim […]

EVENT – Coffee, Cake & Craft event, Saturday 27th October – Cafe Musa

Cafe Musa set to host their first Coffee, Cake and Craft event The excellent Cafe Musa on The Mound is hosting its first coffee, cake and craft event on Saturday 27th October 2012. From 11am – 3pm you can pop along to the cafe and browse local crafts and services. There will be artwork and […]

NEWS – Patisserie Jacob cafe opens in Haymarket

Patisserie Jacob cafe and bakery opens at Haymarket After a couple of years in their successful shop at Gorgie, Patisserie Jacob have branched out and opened their first cafe in Haymarket. Husband and wife team Jacob and Erika Philip are delighted to have opened the doors  at Haymarket Terrace (near to Coates Gardens) and offer […]