Mainly catering to the locals from early morning until after the school run from the nearby Dalkeith Primary School, this neighbourhood café serves all-day hearty breakfasts, poke bowls, sandwiches, bagels, smoothies and heart-starting coffees. They also have a small gift shop and overlooking Genesta Park, many opt for take-aways and retreat to the park.
As the name suggests, with influences from the Mediterranean, this cosy hotspot is geared up for the locals. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, it’s quite common to witness furry friends clad in designer garb as their owners indulge on lunches of prosecco and pizza, fancy happy hours and fresh seafood.
There’s a distinctly Italian vibe along Waratah Avenue and this trattoria serves authentic Tuscan classics reigning from the town of San Giovanni Valdarno. Antipasto, pasta, risotto and predominantly meat and seafood-based mains like saltimbocca and calamari are just some of the crowd-pleasing dishes.
Indulge in Jewish food with a New Orleans twist while getting your New York fix of pastrami on rye, matzo ball chicken soup and gumbo – without the jetlag. Inspired by the legendary trumpet player Louis Armstrong, this cosy café has live music every Sunday morning pumping out soulful blues and jazz to its cool-cat crowd.
Originally opening as the Regent Theatre in 1923, and then renamed the Rosemount Theatre with a roof that could be partially opened in the summertime, it closed in 1967 and later opened as a ten-pin bowling alley. Oozing retro charm, this licenced and independent bowling centre is believed to be the oldest in the country.