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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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We source our food responsibly, supporting small food producers and suppliers, building relationships with the people who help create what we eat. Organic produce will feature across the menu which may change slightly depending on what our local farms and suppliers have to offer. We will try to cater for all dietary requirements where possible.
US$5 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, European, Healthy, Scottish, Deli
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little out of town but well worth a visit. All local products. Great sausages!!! Lovely atmosphere

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CarolineK643
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick breakfast required, fit the bill. The decor is rustic, the seats comfortable. Eclectic menu although we stuck to the more traditional eggs bacon black pudding thing. Well cooked. The tableware was good, with brown sauce in a serving rather than a bottle. Some style...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gam8le
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and cosy cafe with super delicious food! We had egg benedicts with beef brisket and it was super delicious. Also great coffee and selection of cakes. will be back soon :)

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gretashe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Leith specifically to come to this Bistro as it was very highly on Tripadvisor, and the photos of the food looked delicious. Fortunately it very much lived up to our high expectations. The cafe has a quirky and characterful style, but manages...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank danynana_food
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, lovely and friendly staff. Lots of recommendations for the local area. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 184ellisa
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Lovely little cafe right near the Water of Leith pathway. One of my favourite coffee spots in Edinburgh. An excellent selection of breakfast items with high nutritional value. Relaxing spot away from the main dining areas of Leith.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank climb_every_mtn
Reviewed 21 January 2019

We popped in here for lunch and certainly left happy. We had a few choices off the menu and shared some more, all of which were fantastically presented and tasted amazing. We also got some cake to take away and eat later. The staff members...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MattyJM
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Could not fault this little gem of a find. 3 of us booked for lunch and we were all agreed as to the excellent quality of both the food and the staff - a winning combination!! We all chose a different dish, yet we all...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Very nice food fresh nice have gluten free option I would recommend trying them out. Cant wait came back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Samantha9962
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Excellent meal. Very busy so book. Food is great quality, good menu and presented nicely. Not on the beaten track but worth the effort.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jeffrey P
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Natasja H
7 March 2019|
Response from danynana_food | Reviewed this property |
Hi The restaurant was busy when we visited so I would book, Also, be aware they are only open in the evenings infrequently, mostly its a brunch\lunch place. If you call them then you can see if they will be open when you... More
Anne P
6 January 2018|
Response from BeverleyLeach | Reviewed this property |
We think that this service provided by this fab restaurant is great as it avoids disappointment when anticipating splendid food. If you arrive on spec then you take your chances. Try again its worth it. And don’t forget to... More
15 April 2017|
Response from Hani A |
The menu can be found of the website
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