Local affordable food

One of the main barriers preventing people being able to eat a healthier, balanced diet, is the lack of known places locally to purchase a good affordable meal or the ingredients to make one.

Below you'll find links to lots of community cafe's, lunch clubs, community shops and community gardens across the city.

Local area website links

Listed under area and type, you can see what's going on and available in your own local area to get involved with or purchase from.

North Edinburgh

Lunch clubs

Community cafes


Coral Cafe

Dr Bell's Family Centre

Drill Hall Arts Cafe

Muirhouse Millenium Centre

Mumma Bear's

Newhaven Connections

North Edinburgh Arts

Perc U Up Cafe

Punjabi Junction

The Lounge Cafe

Community shops

Lunch clubs

Community gardens


Community Cafes


The Hub Grub Cafe

Rhona's Cafe


Community Cafes


The Cafe on the Corner

The Forest Cafe

Grassmarket Community Project Cafe


Community Cafes

Arthur's Cafe

Bethany shop and cafe

The Bridge community cafe

Cafe Connect

Cafe @ ONC

Emma's Cafe

Faith Mission Cafe

Gateway Cafe

The Hermitage Cafe

The Open Door


The Broomhouse cafe training project

Clovenstone Community Cafe

Craiglockhart Cafe

Drumbrae Cafe

The Mill at St Joseph's

Further local information

This page is still a work in progress and will be updated regularly. If you are aware of any others in your area that are currently not listed below, please feel free to drop us an email and we'll add them to the list for everyone to know about.