Saturday, 29 November 2014

Edinburgh is Delicious: Spoon Cafe


You know a cafe understands hangovers when they provide chips with a full Scottish breakfast. Spoon Cafe is exactly that place and it has the perfect mix of feed-me-sausage-now-I'm-dying and super-healthy-detox brunch menu that your weekend needs. Their relaxed vintage style cafe is a large airy room on Nicholson Street with plenty of covers (so you're likely to always get a table) and has a dedicated Sunday brunch menu which has soothed many of my hangovers. With a mighty full Scottish brekky (with aforementioned chips!) as the star of the brunch menu, there's also a variety of healthy options too for when you want to do your body some good. Berry and melon fruit salad, pancakes with yoghurt & bananas and granola with fruit are some of the saintly selections and they have proper fresh orange juice too. On Sundays there is a specials board with the soup, roast and fish of the day, keeping your options simple but delicious. It's always a real pleasure to visit Spoon, their decor is super cool with retro finds like g-plan dressers to store newspapers, brightly coloured bubble lighting, 60's wallpaper and vintage crockery. A particular delight are the walls of the ladies' toilets plastered with pages from Woman's Realm magazines from the 1970's. Spoon opens at 10am on a Saturday and 12pm on a Sunday which is perfect for both shopping trips into town and my lazy stare into a tea mug type of weekend.  Guaranteed good brunch times ahead!





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  1. One of my favorite (and one of the prettiest) restaurants in Edinburgh! I've been for lunch twice... now just gotta get myself over there for sunday brunch. Looks delightful!

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    1. It's just gorgeous isn't it - I love how all the corners are like their own little retro hang-outs. I'm sure you'll love the Sunday brunch!

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