Pulp Fiction Café Bookstore
- Telephone 0131 229 4444
- Food served Mon 11am–7pm; Wed–Fri 11am–7pm; Sat11am–8pm; Sun noon–6pm. Closed Tue.
- Average price £7 (lunch); £7 (evening meal)
- Website www.pulp-books.com
This review is taken from the current (2013) edition.
Located inside an independent bookstore, with tables in between the bookshelves, this simple wee café feels almost like a community drop-in centre. Indeed since opening in November 2012 it has found regulars happy to come in and hang out for a few hours, flicking through the books, chatting with the owner and playing board games while drinking coffee. The bookstore has two writers’ groups and an increasingly active writers’ centre running regular workshops and events aimed at encouraging new writers, which adds to the community feel. Currently you can have a sandwich made up from a short selection of deli fillings or try the soup and cakes made by the owner’s mum. There are plans to expand the food offering throughout 2013 as the café finds its feet.
- High point: Having a coffee while sat amid the books and feeling at home
- Low point: Fairly basic food offering
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses)
- Music on stereo: Quiet classical
- Capacity: 18
- Largest group: 0
There are 4 events at this location
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Against the Dark
Regular role-playing night.
Sun 19 May
Sun 26 May
Sun 2 Jun
Edinburgh Creative Writers' Club
Creative writers of all stripes – poets, short story scribes, script writers, flash fiction junkies – are invited to discuss all things writing, from procuring an agent to overcoming writer's block.
Mon 20 May
Mon 27 May
Mon 3 Jun
Informal meet-up and sharing of work for writers, followed by a pint or two, every Sunday.
Sue Reid Sexton and Kusay Hussein
Scottish writer Reid Sexton and Iraqi writer Hussein talk about their collaborative work, which ranges from poetry and short stories to three upcoming novellas.