With sausages you would never suspect are meat-free, smoothies to-die-for (try Coco Loco or Vegan Thunder), and an atmospheric cosy seating area adorned with fairy lights and the works of local artists, this is a Mecca for students and trendy freelancers.
The cafe is the brainchild of food blogger Roberta Norman, who believes that veganism is the healthiest way of life for people and planet.
'Healthy body, healthy mind,' she says. Don't imagine you'll be protein deprived though, all their food is fully charged with super foods.
Claire Daly is a freelance journalist based in Edinburgh. She writes for The Scotsman, Scottish Woman and Made magazine. She comes from a family of chefs and especially enjoys puddings, unusual drinks and locally sourced produce.