Tag Archives: Coffee

The Edinburgh guide to the best independent coffee shops, bars and cafe’s as well as coffee stops in galleries. They all serve good fresh coffee and are independent.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

5 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR - Map

An amazing building and grounds that are home to an ever changing art collection. The Modern Art Gallery in the Dean area of Edinburgh is favourite for many art lovers and anyone looking for an interesting time. The building itself … Read More

Category: Culture, Great Galleries
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Edinburgh Farmers’ Market

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EL - Map

Bringing local produce to the city centre for everyone to enjoy every Saturday morning 9am to 2pm. The Farmers Market is great for city residents and visitors, whether you are looking for ingredients for a meal or for something tasty … Read More

Category: Independent Local Traders, Old Town, Shopper, Update, West End
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Porto and Fi

47 Newhaven Main Street, Edinburgh, EH6 4NQ - Map

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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Dovecot Studios

10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT - Map

Forget any preconceived ideas about what ‘crafts’ are and enter a modern space that shows exceptional work. The Dovecot Studios shows the best work from leading craft makers and artists. The building used to be a public swimming bath before … Read More

Category: Arts & Crafts Shopper, Culture, Great Galleries, Newington
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The Manna House Bakery

22 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5RG - Map

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

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Razzo Coffee

43 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD - Map

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

167 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, Eh3 8AG - Map

  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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Fruit Market Gallery


The Fruit Market Gallery has a reputation for exhibiting lively and divisive art. This gallery tends not to sit in safe middle ground which is refreshing and surprising in this historic area of Edinburgh. The Gallery is located behind Waverly … Read More

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Mimi’s Bakehouse

Highly Recommended
63 Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6RA - Map

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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Loopy Lorna’s Tea House

33A Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DR - Map

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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Milk Cafe

232 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EA - Map

Milk cafe serves good food fast in Edinburgh’s West End beating the hum drum of predictable sandwich shops hands down. From the outside this place looks cool with striking lettering and a slightly retro look and feel. MILK is white … Read More

Category: Budget Eats, Foodie, West End
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Print Works Coffee

42 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6RS - Map

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

Category: Area, Cafe Culture, Foodie, Leith

Bonningtons Eaterie

75 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG - Map

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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Hula Juice Bar

103 West Bow, Edinburgh, EH1 2JP - Map

An oasis in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket this place feels very relaxed. Tucked away between the main run of the Grassmarket and Victoria Street Hula Juice bar is a nice surprise in a landscape of pubs and shops. It offers a range of … Read More

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Jupiter Artland

Bonnington Steading, Wilkieston, EH27 8BB - Map

Jupiter Artland is an inspired country park with carefully choreographed art pieces, sculptures and landscaping. Located outside of the city near Kirknewton Jupiter Artland is situated in the grounds of Bonnington House which are owned by Robert and Nicky Wilson. It is … Read More

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Out of the Blue Drill Hall

36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG - Map

A cultural hub with a cafe and range of public events from art sales to flea markets. This former army drill hall has become a centre for artists studios and community events. The large inside hall is home to a … Read More

Category: Area, Arts & Crafts Shopper, Curio & Collectables, Leith, Shopper
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Valvona & Crolla

Highly Recommended
19 Elm Row, Edinburgh, EH7 4AA - Map

One of the best Italian delicatessens in Britain. Located at the top of Leith Walk the inconspicuous entrance does not reveal much of the vast range of produce that is on offer within. Fine wines, spirits, cheese, cold meats, cured meats, olives, fresh bread, … Read More

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Project Coffee

196 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DF - Map

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

57 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RJ - Map

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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Stockbridge Market

Kerr Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6 - Map

Stockbridge Sunday Market is a lovely spot to buy some local produce in the New Town. Situated by the Water of Leith and in the heart of Stockbridge the market is set in Jubilee Gardens. The market is set up … Read More

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Ronde Cafe and Cycles

66 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh, EH3 5AZ - Map

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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Elephant House

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

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

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