The Milkman

Their cappuccinos are even more special, thanks to a double sprinkling of chocolate (shhh, that’s a secret).

If you can grab a seat at the window, do – Cockburn Street is one of the Old Town’s best spots for people watching.

Just one minute from Waverley station, this is the perfect stop to grab a coffee on your way to, or from, the train.

Top tip: Look for the spectacular hand painted ‘ghost’ sign above the door, it belonged to the confectioners that occupied the building in the early 1900s.

7 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BP