If you’re feeling a little worse for wear, head here for a moreish health kick. For just under a fiver, Urban Angel’s smoothies blend mango and coconut water with nutrient-loaded things like spinach, spirulina and kale (there’s also a raw chocolate version, made with almond milk, cacao, banana and vanilla). The virtue continues in the superfood salads, organic lamb, pistachio and feta koftes, and delicate fish dishes. I any of this sounds like joyless, penitent eating, you’d be dead wrong – the flavours are straight from heaven.
If you’re a morning person – or, indeed, a mid-morning person – you’ll no doubt have a discerning eye for a fine breakfast out. And Edinburgh is a city built to cater to all manner of morning diners, with eateries that serve everything from full Scottish breakfast, haggis and all, to healthy veggie choices so you’re ready to start your day right. Whether you want to reward yourself for being up with the lark or you’ve spent your night at one of Edinburgh’s many whisky bars or clubs and are in urgent need of recovery, visit one of these greasy spoons or more swanky joints for the best breakfast and brunch around.
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