Best cafés in the New Town
Grab a caffeine fix or sit down for lunch and cake in these coffee stops across Edinburgh's New Town
When spirits flag from shopping or mind and body need perking up pre-work, these New Town coffee stops are on hand with high-calibre caffeine, along with fine tea, cakes, snacks and lunch options to help you through the day.
Castello Coffee Co
7 Castle Street, EH2 3AH
Neat and compact, delivering lovingly prepared snacks, coffee and cake in the heart of Edinburgh's shopping district.
facebook.com/CastelloCoffee | read our review of Castello Coffee Co
3C York Place, EH1 3EB
Compact, welcoming space run by knowledgeable owners. Coffee dominates but tea and food also find a place.
fortitudecoffee.com | read our review of Fortitude Coffee
40 George Street, (lower ground floor), Edinburgh, EH2 2LE
Minimalist décor showcasing single-origin espresso and filter coffee with craft and creativity.
facebook.com/lowdowncoffee | read our review of Lowdown Coffee
121 Hanover Street, EH2 1DJ
Perhaps better known as a restaurant, Urban Angel has a few café seats at the front with lots of dishes available to take away.
urban-angel.co.uk | read our review of Urban Angel
33a George Street, EH2 2HN
An old faithful producing the best coffee they can coax from a bean, complementing brownies, scones and tray bakes.
read our review of Wellington Coffee