Edinburgh’s Newest Pastry Spot: Patina

Recently I took a trip to Patina, a newly opened eatery in Edinburgh. Out west in Edinburgh Park, you’ll find this modern bakery, restaurant and bar only a stone’s throw away from the tram stop which for me, was a perfect way to spend the morning of a day off – adventuring for pastries. I’ll…

Coffee in Edinburgh: The Milkman

Even before I started drinking coffee, the Milkman was on my radar as a place to visit. You’ll struggle to find a more picturesque coffee shop in Edinburgh as it sits perfectly on the cobbles of Cockburn (pronounced Coe-burn) Street. With great coffee, friendly staff and the most photogenic window seats in the whole city,…

Coffee in Edinburgh: Strumpets

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Strumpets has permanently closed its doors. I miss it often. I believe that Strumpets is a true hidden gem in Edinburgh serving delicious coffee. Tucked away on William Street in the West End, the light blue facade brings a pop of colour to the Georgian New Town. With…

Coffee in Edinburgh: Burr & Co

Burr and Co has established itself in my heart and has earned a place in my, “Top Five Places for Coffee in Edinburgh,” obviously a very coveted place to be. Located on George Street in central Edinburgh it’s a great place to stop for lunch or coffee when having a peruse of the shops or…

Coffee in Edinburgh: Oqo

I am a huge fan of studying in coffee shops. I prefer it to trying to work in my bedroom because there is less to distract me, not to mention the fact that I can’t make decent coffee at home. I’ve made a list of all the coffees shops/cafes in Edinburgh I want to visit…