Shortlist announced in ECCI Cafe Competition

25 April 2013

ECCI is looking for a name for our new Café that reflects the site’s fascinating history, the new building’s world-class green credentials or the world-changing plans ECCI has for the future.

And after four weeks of collecting hundresds of fantastic entries the judges have selected a shortlist of the best five, which now go out to a public vote.

And the finalists are:

  • Caffeine Capture Cafe

  • Knight's Table

  • Old School Cafe

  • Sustain

  • The Energy Store

VOTE NOW (and enter the prize drawer to win your first ten cups of coffee free)

All you need to do to vote is fill in the form below, selecting your favoutite and leaving your details so we can keep in touch.

You will automatically enter into the prize drawer with a chance to win to win your first ten cups of coffee at the new café for free.

The winner will be the name with the most votes and announced on May 8th 2013.

What about the name I suggested?

If you took part in the first part of the competition and your suggestion is selected, you’ll get to cut the tape at our opening event, will be remembered forever more by a commemorative plaque in the Café and we’ll even treat you to your first 10 cups of coffee in your very own ECCI mug.

Looking for Inspiration?

If you need inspiration have a look at the links below and be sure to look out for our favourites so far on the competition pages ( and twitter pages (@edcentreCC) and follow Sir Eck (the ECCI Knight) for a Medieval view of modern Edinburgh: @ECCIKnight.

Related Links

Competition - Name the New Cafe:

Our new building:

History of High School Yards:

A Knight's Tale: