Takeaway reviews

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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 – 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 Spice Pavilion, Dundas Street


Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

The Spice Pavilion – Truly worthy of the five star rating By Chiara Pannozzo If there is one thing that Edinburgh doesn’t have a shortage of it’s Indian restaurants.  But if you’re still making your way around the myriad of curry houses call off the search. The best curry in Edinburgh can be found at […]

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 […]

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 […]

NEWS – The Wee Boulangerie opens in Clerk Street, Edinburgh

The Wee Boulangerie now open in Clerk Street We think that you can never have too many bakeries in the place that you live and another one has popped up in the city’s southside. Not only does the name make us smile, but walking into the shop with the aroma of freshly baked goods can […]

NEWS – The Marshmallow Lady opens in Rodney Street

From online to Rodney Street, Edinburgh’s first marshmallow shop If you’re a lover of flavoured marshmallows, then you’re going to love the latest addition to Rodney Street – The Marshmallow Lady shop and cafe (now open). Nicole Roberts who has been running her online marshmallow store – Burgh Bakes since last year has branched out […]

NEWS – Peter’s Yard Stockbridge branch now open

Peter’s Yard Stockbridge branch now open The new branch of Peter’s Yard opened in Stockbridge this morning. The Stockbridge branch is a café and bakery. Open from 8am during the week (9am at weekends) you can sit in and enjoy the delights of Peter’s Yard. The decoration is familiar, with a similar menu to its […]

NEWS – Lovecrumbs opens in West Port, Edinburgh

New cake and bakery opens its doors in West Port The ladies behind Lovecrumbs opened their shop door at West Port today. Some Edinburgh people may already be familiar with the baked goods from Lovecrumbs as they’ve been popping up at various markets around town in recent months. Rachel and Hollie have dubbed themselves as […]

REVIEW – Cuckoo’s Bakery


Cuckoo’s continues to provide great savoury food and wonderful cupcakes By Chiara Pannozzo Some places just get it right. Cuckoo’s Bakery in Edinburgh’s New Town is one of those places. With a loyal following who go out of their way to get their daily cupcake fix, this bakery has become something of an institution for […]