Five of Edinburgh's best coffee shops

Feature by Pru Whitwell | 18 Jan 2016

In our 2016 Food and Drink Survey, you named your favourite cafes and coffee shops in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Good work. Here are five more to try, courtesy of Pru Whitwell of the Edinburgh Coffee Lovers blog.


Artisan Roast

138 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh

"Artisan Roast's Brunstfield shop has a laid-back atmosphere with all brew methods available, using their own roasted beans, made to perfection. The friendly baristas will also give you the benefit of their specialist knowledge if you want to know more about the coffee you're drinking."

Cult Espresso

104 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh

"Excellent coffee featuring regular guest beans alongside hearty soups and sandwiches. Along with their espresso, you can also can also try some of Edinburgh's best Kalita Wave filter and aeropress coffee."

Cairngorm Coffee

41a Frederick Street, Edinburgh

"Located in a cosy basement on Frederick Street, Cairngorm offer great espresso-based coffee using, among others, Edinburgh's own Mr Eion coffee. They also do a fantastic toasted cheese sandwich!"

Brew Lab

6 South College Street, Edinburgh

"In the heart of Edinburgh's university area, this is a buzzing cafe loved by students and locals alike. They offer a wide selection of food and cakes, plus all the brew methods including their own bottled cold brew."

Twelve Triangles

90 Brunswick Street, Edinburgh

"This cafe not only serves excellent coffee, they also offer some of the best filled doughnuts you'll find. If the likes of maple pecan custard, chocolate peanut butter or orange and cardamom sound tempting, this is the cafe for you!"


The Skinny Food and Drink Survey 2016:

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The Skinny Food and Drink Survey 2016 The Results: Your food and drink favourites in full

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