CAFE WEEKLY MENU

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Find us at 8 Forrest Road, EH1 2QN.

We are open 8:30am - 8:30pm Monday to Saturday during The Festival

Breakfast menu:

  • New gluten-free, vegan granola.
  • Homemade vegan granola
  • Homemade porridge (traditional, cinnamon spiced; very berry)
  • plus a full range of tea, coffee and hot chocolate.

We also serve hot chocolate from the Chocolate Tree and a range of cakes and snacks from the healthy to the indulgent all day.

And, naturally, 6 soups every day for lunch. Our seasonal soups this month are:

  • Caldo verde - chorizo, potato and kale (df, gf)
  • Tomato, roast pepper and harissa (vegan; gf)
  • Lebanese lemon, lentil and spinach (vegan; df, gf)

Specially for the Edinburgh Festival we will have the following every evening.

  • Bunny Chow - you will be full after one of these!
  • Chilli with tortilla chips, sour cream and cheese

You will find these on the menu every day for the month. Our other soups change daily so please check out the full weekly menu on Facebook and Twitter.

All our soups are served with artisan bread from Dough-Re-Mi bakery, oatcakes or gluten-free options.

Lunch and Dinner menu:

Monday 18 August
Summer lemon chicken (gf)
Big Green - cream of courgette and spinach (veggie, gf)
Tomato rasam (vegan; df, gf)

Salads:
Puy lentil with bacon, cranberry and Gorgonzola (gf)
Moroccan-spiced couscous with roast butternut and goat's cheese (veggie)

Bunny chow:
Thai yellow pepper (vegan; gf, df)
Lamb dhansak (df, gf)

Tuesday 19 August
Chorizo y adobo (gf, df)
Curried chickpea and spinach (vegan; df, gf)
The Big Green - cream of courgette and spinach (veggie; gf)

Wednesday 20 August
Celtic Kelpie - chicken, kale, almonds and seaweed (gf)
Mulligatawny - curried veg with yoghurt and rice (veggie; gf)
Tagine spiced chickpea (vegan; df, gf)

Salads:
Paprika chicken with roast cherry tomatoes and spelt (df)
Pineapple with red quinoa, hazelnuts and mint (vegan; df, gf)

Bunny chow:
Thai red pepper (vegan; gf, df)
Mighty merguez (df, gf)

Thursday 21 August
Ghanaian chicken and peanut curry (df, gf)
Courgette and watercress (veggie; gf)
Arabian Nights - exotically spiced lentil and coconut (vegan; df, gf)

Friday 22 August
Cock-a-leekie - chicken, leek and prunes (gf, df)
Nae nuts - peanut, coconut and butternut (vegan; df, gf)
Moroccan harira - spicy lentil and cinnamon (vegan; df, gf)

Salads:
Freekeh with feta, apricot and almond (veggie)
Kisir - Turkish tabbouleh (vegan; df)

Bunny chow:
Vegan dhansak (vegan; df, gf)
Thai red pepper chicken (df, gf)

Saturday 23 August
Ghanaian chicken and peanut curry (df, gf)
Moroccan harira - spicy lentil and cinnamon (vegan; df, gf)
Sweet potato, coconut and tamarind (vegan; df, gf)

Our Stromboli this week are:
Jerk Chicken
Olive and pesto (veggie)

gf = gluten free; df = dairy free

*All soups available from 11am with some ready earlier.