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The Wall Coffee and Design House

45 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BS, Scotland
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
45 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BS, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous and quirky little cafe just off the Royal Mile. All exposed brick and industrial chic which provides a lovely and comfy atmosphere in which to sit and while away the day. I had a delicious bagel for lunch and enjoyed every bite! Friendly...More

Thank SalisburyTourist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop by and enjoy the delicious cake selection, cosy atmosphere and friendly service. The cakes in the window really say it all and if you like vegetarian or vegan foods, it's the right place for you! I will definitely stop by again at my next...More

Thank Nina C
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place whilst at the Edinburgh festival. Just off the Royal Mile on Cockburn Street. They have a cute wee area with a couch at the window but unfortunately that seat was occupied. Would’ve been perfect for people watching, especially with the festival...More

Thank Lehhhhh
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff with good espresso drinks and tea selection. The smoked salmon and avocado bagel was delicious with a light dill dressing and cream cheese. The "garnish" is really a small side salad. Perfect for a hearty breakfast or lunch.

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We stopped into the Wall café for a morning coffee (and cake!) and found it simply adorable. Simple, friendly service with good coffee, great cake and cool decoration!

Thank bruce w
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Really cute, cozy cafe! Love the atmosphere, style of the details, and friendly staff. The tea and food was delightful; Artful presentation and deliciously flavorful. So glad we happened in on a lazy morning!

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely, slightly quirky, classic arty Edinburgh cafe. Even though we were a group of 4 adults and 2 children, the staff were really pleased to have us and made us feel comfortable. Popped in for a tea/coffee and cake break after a long walk seeing...More

Thank TickleG
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Out for the day with the missus and passing by it cought my eye and we went inside and glad we did nice atmosphere and great music would come back any time

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely small little cafe. The atmosphere is really nice and relaxed, staff very friendly and the food was absolutely amazing and presented in a very nice way. Defientl2bw back loved my visit here.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely stop, coffee and hot chocolate were delicious and the personal very nice :) On top of it, the atmosphere of the place was really good!

Thank Pulco13
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
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