SILENT AUCTION – Stunning cake available in aid of It’s Good 2 Give

Bid now for this bespoke cake This evening we were at an event for Its’ Good 2 Give and our friend won the star prize of this amazing cake from Loulabelle Bakes. Rather than eat it herself, our friend has selflessly offered it to us to ‘raffle’ off to our readers to raise even more […]

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 – 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 – The Haven, Newhaven (cafe)


A warm welcome and excellent food at The Haven cafe There’s nothing more than we like than trying out a new place for food and at lunchtime today, we visited the recently opened cafe, The Haven at Anchorfield (directly opposite the Chancelot Mill). A warm welcome ensued as we tucked ourselves beside a radiator and […]

EVENT – Cakes for Japan, 26th March 2011, Edinburgh

Tsunami Appeal Fundraiser, Quaker Meeting House Cakes for Japan is a pop-up cake shop raising funds for the Red Cross following the devastating events in Japan. Cake makers from all over Edinburgh and its surrounds are donating edible goodies which will be sold at the Quaker Meeting House at 7 Victoria Terrace on Saturday 26th […]

FEATURE – Edinburgh cake trail and reviews

Like cake?  Then Edinburgh is the place for you *updated July 2012* Edinburgh is home to many wonderful cafes and cake shops and we love sampling them so that we can advise you the best places to enjoy a sweet treat. The following suggestions are in no particular order of preference, but have been grouped together […]

NEWS – Bibi’s opens in Hanover Street, Edinburgh

Bibi’s Bakery has opened its doors in Edinburgh.  Situated in the prime position of Hanover Street (at Rose Street) the St Andrew’s business is now going to be pleasing Edinburgh people. Selling a range of cupcake flavours such as banoffee and double chocolate, their range of cakey goods also extends to chocolate brownies.  Everything is priced at £1.50 and […]

REVIEW – Fredericks Coffee House, Frederick Street


Excellent new cafe has opened in Frederick Street. Fredericks Coffee House is extremely new to the Edinburgh cafe scene and is a wonderful haven in which to refuel. Located at on the first floor at 30 Frederick Street, it’s a great place to escape a shopping expedition from  nearby Princes and George Streets. There is ample light […]

REVIEW – Anteaques, South Clerk Street, Edinburgh


Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Step back in time to enjoy tea and cake at Anteaques. I have pondered for some time whether or not to share one of my ultimate Edinburgh hideaways – Anteaques in Newington. Step back in time and enter this magical shop full of antiques and astonishing range of teas.  I have lost count of how many times […]

REVIEW – Coffee and cake at Scotch Whisky Experience


Despite it being a leading Edinburgh tourist attraction, the Scotch Whisky Experience is actually one of my favourite places to nip in for a tea and cake whilst in the Royal Mile area.  The small coffee shop is situated in the basement next to  the excellent Amber restaurant. I have always found the staff to be really friendly […]