Edinburgh speciality coffee shop set to open second venture in Stockbridge this February

Well-loved coffee shop to open second venue in Stockbridge.

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 11:45 am
The speciality brew will be available to buy to make at home (pic: Chevanon Photography)
The speciality brew will be available to buy to make at home (pic: Chevanon Photography)

A speciality coffee shop on Edinburgh’s York Place is set to open its second venture in the next couple of weeks.

Fortitude has been brewing coffee in the New Town since 2014 and revealed on Instagram last week that they would open shortly in the former home of coffee and cycle shop in Stockbridge, Ronde.

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The former coffee and cycling shop will be the new home to Fortitude.

Fortitude hopes to open the doors to its Stockbridge coffee spot on 7 February and will offer a simple food menu of breakfast, brunch and lunch options as well as showcasing quality seasonal ingredients.

Helen Coburn of Fortitude Coffee said: “It’s taken us a long time to get to this point but we are so excited by this project.

“This cafe will give us a bit more space to explore new menu ideas and to work with some exciting new equipment.

“We have a great team in place and we are looking forward to getting to know the neighbourhood.

“Our aim is to serve our full range of speciality coffee in a relaxed and welcoming space and we are lucky to be opening in a beautiful building with high ceilings and fantastic wall tiles. They create a wonderful backdrop for our new cafe and it’s been a pleasure to keep these historic elements in the design.”