No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Edinburgh and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!
(Out of The Blue) Drill Hall – Cafe/arts hangout
“(Out of The Blue) Drill Hall” is a community arts centre in Edinburgh’s Leith with a nice cafe. It is strongly connected to the 1915 Gretna disaster…
Full Article by Mark Gorman
Artisan Roast – Cafe and roastery
“Artisan Roast” in Edinburgh has a mission, and that’s to provide great coffee with great service. To say that they succeed is definitely underselling it.
Full Article by Anson Clark
Black Medicine – The perfect remedy
“Black Medicine” Edinbugh is the kind of place I’d go on a miserable day for an Americano, a panini, a read of the Guardian, and to hide from the rain.
Full Article by Stu Anderson
Brew Lab – A unique coffee experience
“Brew Lab” Edinburgh is one of the original hipster coffee shops in the city. JK Rowling hasn’t written a book here yet!
Full Article by Fiona Diack
Cafe Praline – A touch of elegance in Leith
“Cafe Praline” in Leith, Edinburgh is one of the most sleekest and elegant. Nestled right near the foot of the walk, I love it for its cakes & macaroons!
Full Article by Abi Prowse