Category: Cafe Culture

The Edinburgh guide to the best independent cafe culture offering places for a good coffee, breakfast, cake and afternoon tea.

Porto and Fi

Recommended
47 Newhaven Main Street, Edinburgh, EH6 4NQ - Map
Porto & Fi Edinburgh

Waterside location, simple and delightful menu, good service all with a drop of upmarket style. Serving a range of local and regional produce in relaxed surroundings Porto & Fi is a great spot for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or an … Read More

Category: Area, Cafe Culture, Foodie, Leith, Update
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The Manna House Bakery

Recommended
22 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RG - Map
The Manna House

A French bakery in Edinburgh that serves a great coffee and very, very good breads and pastries! Located at the top of Easter Road in the East of Edinburgh this wee French bakery offers sit in or take away eats, … Read More

Category: Cafe Culture, Foodie, Leith
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Razzo Coffee

Recommended
43 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD - Map
Razzo Flat white

Razzo coffee cafe is set in St Andrew Square,  great location and superb coffee. This wee round glass house of a coffee stop is a wonderful addition to the once closed St Andrew Square. It’s a great spot to grab … Read More

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Bite Me

Recommended
167 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, Eh3 8AG - Map
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  Bite Me is bright and airy inside, the food is wholesome and tasty. Bite Me plays to its strengths, it has a large interior serving and dining space with simple decor and original modern art enhancing the traditional features … Read More

Category: Budget Eats, Cafe Culture, Foodie, Update, West End
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Mimi’s Bakehouse

Highly Recommended
63 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6RA - Map
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From gorgeous homemade cakes to belly busting breakfasts Mimi’s in Edinburgh is a slice of food magic. Located on the Shore in Leith Mimi’s offers relaxed and gentle surroundings where people of all ages sit, sip, nibble and chatter. The … Read More

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Roseleaf Bar and Cafe

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23 Sandport Place, Edinburgh, EH6 6EW - Map
Roseleaf Bar and Cafe

  The Roseleaf brings a level of elegance and frivolity mixed with traditional fixtures, good food and service. Located on the Water of Leith a step away from the Shore this bar makes the very best of the original fixtures … Read More

Category: Area, Cafe Culture, Drinker, Foodie, Leith, Real Ale Pubs, Update
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Loopy Lorna’s Tea House

Recommended
33A Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DR - Map
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Loopy Lorna’s has got a reputation for being one of the best tea houses in Edinburgh and beyond. Tea and Cake! Located in Morningside Loopy Lorn’s is a well established tea room serving its sweet and savoury offerings inside the … Read More

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Print Works Coffee

Recommended
42 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6RS - Map
Print Works Coffee

Coffee in Leith, Edinburgh? Simple, stylish, good food, and great coffee. Print Works Coffee comes recommended in our coffee guide. Situated in Leith Print Works is a simple, stylish little coffee bar selling good sweet and savoury snacks as well … Read More

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Bonningtons Eaterie

Recommended
75 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG - Map
Bonningtons Coffee Stop

A coffee and sandwich shop using fresh produce serving great food and coffee with enthusiasm. We went into this place as it was the closest sandwich option in our vicinity, we came out knowing we would be back. We ordered … Read More

Category: Area, Budget Eats, Cafe Culture, Foodie, Newington
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Project Coffee

Recommended
196 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DF - Map
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Possibly the smoothest coffee bar in town! Located in Bruntsfield with floor to ceiling windows (retaining the original wrought iron window surrounds) this place has a classic feel. Bare stone walls, wooden floors, white tiling, copper table tops and light … Read More

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Artisan Roast

Recommended
57 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RJ - Map
Artisan Roast Coffee Bar

The best coffee in Edinburgh, blender and bean supplier, caffeine extraordinaire. Possibly the best coffee in Edinburgh. This independent trader and cafe supplies beans from around the world and makes great coffee as well as supplying coffee establishments throughout Scotland. Forget the predictability of milky … Read More

Category: Cafe Culture, Foodie, New Town
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Ronde Cafe and Cycles

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66 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5AZ - Map
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Turn up on two wheels or two feet this place is retro neat! A specialist cycling shop and cafe bringing a social aspect to Edinburgh’s cycling community and those on foot in search of good coffee. Located in Stockbridge this … Read More

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S.Luca Ice Cream & Cafe

Recommended
16 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DB - Map
S.Luca

An ice cream and sweetie emporium, a kid’s dream, an adult’s heaven! A family run company making homemade ice cream since 1908 located in Musselburgh and Morningside. Have an ice cream or a fancy desert in the cafe or take … Read More

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Elephant House

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21 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EN - Map
Elephant House Edinburgh

Sit about and read the paper, hot drink and a snack, this is as relaxed a place as you will find. The Elephant House has been here for a long time and has its maintained its calm down to earth … Read More

Category: Cafe Culture, Foodie, Old Town
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