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Big breakfasts, tasty lunch menu, homemade soups, freshly baked cakes & good coffee. On top of that original PIEROGI dumplings handmade in our kitchen.
US$6 - US$23
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, British, Healthy, Scottish
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 24 February 2021

The service is always quick, especially for the drinks, and on of the of chance that the cafè is busy the owners will warn you about waiting time before you order (which is always nice). The food is great, I tried both the breakfast and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2021

Visited The Painted Rooster twice last year, with the last time being at the end of November for lunch. Our initial visit was for brunch. The restaurant is cosy but not too cramped & they had all the necessary COVID-19 protection in place. The staff...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 15 December 2020 via mobile

Delicious food, had the big avo breakfast, eggs Benedict and coffees. Underground so no windows but really cozy! Huge portions so you need to be hungry!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

The best (and biggest) breakfast rolls in edinburgh! Super friendly service too. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 December 2020

Had an absolutely lovely breakfast there two weeks ago when in town to shop, so good I took my partner back the next week, who loved it so much we took a friend back this weekend. We’ve so much choice in edinburgh, but it was...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 29 November 2020 via mobile

Superb place, fantastic food, amazing staff , we love the place. We visited the place with friends and with our wee dog and everything was terrific. We will come back soon. Thank you very much for such a lovely time. Cheers!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 23 November 2020

Love a place that does an all day breakfast. Their menu covers a lot of ground which is great: all the classic cafe options but then lots of things a bit different too. Their pierogi is worth trying. Great portion sizes and service. Would definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

This place is amazing!! Such a quirky little restaurant, real hearty food. A good selection of food served all day and the portion size is great. Tasty food, good price and safe and clean environment. Special mention to Emma who served us, lovely friendly waitress,...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

Stumbled across this little gem after spending 20 mins in a previous venue to be told 50 percent of the menu was missing and paying for a very expensive AVERAGE coffee! (Joke).... After also having a small heart attack about the fact it was already...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 22 November 2020

Went here for a late lunch and was dead chuffed when I seen they do all day breakfasts (that’s an instant winner in my books). But this place has much more to offer than just all day breakfasts, for a wee boutique, almost humble cafe...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Pao D
30 July 2020|
Response from mariolak173 | Property representative |
Yes we are open now, you can book the table by writing to our email
Jean H
20 May 2019|
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Response from juliew671 | Reviewed this property |
I am really sorry but I don't know the answer - best contact the restaurant direct. Good luck!
1 April 2019|
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Response from melsytravels | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is mainly based underground - worth noting a fantastic space with beautiful food and such friendly service! They did have one or two tables on the street level from memory.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Painted Rooster

  • Yes, The Painted Rooster offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Painted Rooster offers delivery services.

  • The Painted Rooster is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5