FEATURE – Tea Tree Tea, Bread Street, Edinburgh

  Tea Tree Tea in Bread Street is one of our favourites places in town to work from and conduct meetings – as well as starting the day with a hearty bowl of porridge and some relaxing time in the afternoon involving cake.  The owners Drew and Jamie were kind enough to be our first Spotlight feature when […]

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 […]

REVIEW – Loopy Lorna’s, Morningside


Loopy Lorna’s  is constantly packing Edinburgh people (and visitors) in at this very cute establishment.  Owned by Gaynor Salisbury, Loopy Lorna’s was set up as a tribute to her mum Lorna, who died from lung cancer 12 years ago.  Childhood memories of endless cups of tea and delicious home baking have been replicated in this Morningside […]

REVIEW – Clarinda’s Tea Room, Canongate


  Clarinda’s Tearoom is a fabulous place for food and refreshments in the Canongate.  When you step inside, you must adhere to the rules from the start!  Considering this is a prime tourist hang out with such close proximity to the Palace, it can be busy all year round, but certainly always busy at weekends.  At peak […]

REVIEW – Eteaket, Frederick Street


Eteaket in Frederick Street is one of the numerous tea based cafes popping up around Edinburgh. I first went when it intially opened as I am offically a Tea Jenny.  I wasn’t impressed the first time I visited, nor the second.  Reviews I read were mixed, mainly complaining about bad service, but the management had responded […]

REVIEW – Morningside Shopping

Morningside is a lovely area to spend a couple of hours in, wandering around the shops. There’s all kinds, from fancy boutiques, to crafts shops to old fashioned book shops.