Recovery Cafes


Horizons is Midlothian’s first recovery café. The café is run by people in recovery for people in recovery or affected by addiction. The café provides a safe, substance free, sober and recovery focused environment that all people of a similar mind are welcome to come. Children are also very welcome to come and can even participate in craft activities. The café run a programme of activities ranging from arts and crafts to acupuncture.

Dalkeith Baptist Church

8 N Wynd,


EH22 1JE

Open  Monday’s 9.00am – 11.30am & Friday’s 9.00am – 2.30pm

 Tel: 0131 660 6822

 Starfish is East Lothian’s first recovery café. The café is run by people in recovery, Carers and volunteers. They offer a safe place that is drug and alcohol free where people can socialize and share their aspirations – but also a center for the whole community to enjoy.


Loretto Community Hall   

Newbigging, Musselburgh

EH21 7AN

Open every Wednesday 9.00am – 2.30pm

Tel: 07843339963


Lighthouse Low Threshold Café 

W Loan, Prestonpans

EH32 9NT

Every Thursday 1.00pm – 3.00pm


Starting on Friday 1st March 2024

Fa’side Friday Low threshold Café

VCEL 56  high street

Tranent EH33 1HA

Every Friday 2-4pm


Exercise Group

Musselburgh Leisure Centre

101 Newbigging

Musselburgh EH21 7AS

Every Thursday 11.30 – 12.30pm

(Referrals required)


East Lothian Smart Recovery Meetings 

 VCEL, 56 High Street                          

Tranent EH33 1HA

Monday’s – 5.15pm


Starfish Recovery Café

Loretto Community Hall

Musselburgh, EH21 7AN

Wednesdays – 9.30am


Fisherrow Community Center

Room G7

Musselburgh, EH21 6AT

Fridays – 11.30am

MELD (Midlothian)

Number 11, 11 St. Andrew Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AL

​Tel: 07843 339 958


MELD (East Lothian)

The Esk Centre, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AB

​Tel: 07843 339 958