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
Bluebird Cafe – American eatery
“Bluebird Cafe” is a good example of how Edinburgh does independent coffee shops that thrive in small spaces. I love getting a hot breakfast burrito here.
Full Article by Sarah Mackenzie
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
Dalry Road – Hang out with the locals
“Dalry Road” in Edinburgh is an absolute delight for foodies! Check out the international restaurants supermarkets here. I love people-watching here…
Full Article by Alasdair MacQuarrie