Drift | Tuggy Tucks In

Drift is the kind of cafe I dream of owning, made out of shipping containers with glass in all the right places to accentuate the stunning views of Bass Rock and the East Lothian coast line.

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Restoration Yard | Tuggy Tucks In

Each time I visit the Restoration Yard, situated in Dalkeith Country Park, I feel a sense of calm. It’s hard not to, whether you’re chilling in the Scottish sunshine in the Tuscan inspired courtyard, taking part in a yoga class in the Wellbeing Lab while watching a squirrel scurry up the hill, or relaxing with a coffee and gazing out over the stunning Orangerie. Continue reading

Bross Bagels | Tuggy Tucks In

‘Ham It Up’ Bagel

Bross Bagels, I’d heard bits and pieces about them but hadn’t had the pleasure of getting around to tasting one myself. On a particularly starved day where I didn’t get lunch until 2:30pm, I was confronted with someone else’s Bross Bagel and I knew I had to get there immediately and shove a bagel in my mouth! Continue reading

Dishoom | Tuggy Tucks In

Having been in Australia the past year, I missed the opening of many a high profile London chain restaurant at Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s Square and one thing I kept hearing about again and again was Indian restaurant Dishoom and their bacon naans! Continue reading

Page 27 Cafe | Tuggy Tucks In

On a recent visit to Central Australia taking in the sights of Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon, I was based in Alice Springs feeling pretty ravenous the morning after a 3 day camping trip sleeping outside in swags and munching on camp fire food. Continue reading

Nom Nom Korean | Tuggy Tucks In


I stumbled upon Nom Nom Korean during my first few weeks living in Brisbane. I found myself at a loose end craving something fresh yet flavoursome for lunch. I was enticed by Bakery Lane, where Nom Nom is situated. An enchanted looking little lane off Ann Street in Fortitude Valley not far from from Brunswick Street Mall that takes you to a courtyard of foodie heaven. You can get coffee in a cone from Flock Coffee, delicious looking crepes from Le Petit Paris Bakery and 2-4-1 Steak frites on Tuesdays from  The Apo, which is only some of the great delights awaiting you. Continue reading

The Roastery Cafe | Tuggy Tucks In


Being brand new to Brisbane, it was time to make some friends and what better way to do that than over brunch! I had joined Girlcrew Brisbane on Facebook and a few girls had said they quite fancied getting together. One of the girls had suggested The Roastery Cafe and what a great suggestion it was. Continue reading