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cuthberts - CLOSED

94A Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QA, Scotland
+44 131 228 1070
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
29 Sep 2012
“Fail :(”
26 Sep 2012
“Awful is being polite!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Cafe, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
94A Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QA, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 9 March 2012

Have reveiwed this cafe before and had a great time. This time Sandwiches were hard, hardly any filling and no choice given of bread. Cup cakes were awful and we were given 1 other traybake. our scones were tiny and hard, cream was horrible. I...More

2  Thank P L
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Went here last weekend for lunch and was very disappointed. Not a good start when cutlery is dirty! Food was appalling, eggs on toast came with bread that hadn't been toasted, so had to send back. My french toast with bacon was drowned in a...More

2  Thank G0ldie1
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Bought a voucher for afternoon tea. After being told that the place was fully booked on four separate occasions when I phoned to book a table I finally managed to book a table on a Tuesday afternoon. Despite originally being told this day was also...More

2  Thank Eskimo555
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Even after a few months, our visits to the excellent Cuthberts Coffee & Lunch Club remain among the most satisfying recollections of our visit to Edinburgh. The generous, delicious breakfasts and teatime meals delighted our tastebuds and satisfied our appetites; and that was complemented by...More

1  Thank Winston C
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Came here on a KGB deal for afternoon tea which seemed like excellent value. And it would have been had it been edible. The sandwiches were stale round the edges but I would have made more effort to enjoy them had I known they were...More

2  Thank Aliceypoo
Reviewed 22 January 2012

It's slightly off the beaten track, but only a couple of hundred yards off Lothian Road, so closer than you'd think. The prices aren't the cheapest, but it has a very relaxing atmosphere, with some comfy couches for lounging about in. The service was very...More

Thank brigadoon
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Got a meal deal Soup and Sandwich and cup of Tea from Cutherberts, and was very dissapointed especially after the price £8.30 for it all and the sandwich was made on brown bread (i wasn't given an option) with ham and cheese, though there was...More

Thank Ed1nburgh
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Me and my boyfriend came here for afternoon tea. It was from a voucher I purchased from a voucher website.I paid £9, for afternoon tea for two people.The original cost for this is £19, so we got a good deal. The sandwiches were a good...More

Thank Travelite000
Reviewed 11 November 2011

Very handy for the nearby serviced apartments. Clean. Friendly and efficient service. Felt it was a bit pricey compared to our other eating choices during the trip.

Thank freefromenvy
Reviewed 29 October 2011

Our first visit, which will definately NOT be our last was amazing. The afternoon tea was delicious and the staff were exceedingly friendly and helpful. The atmosphere inside Cuthberts was so relaxed and comfortable. As a disabled person i found, access was easy and the...More

1  Thank P L
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94A Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 1070
  • E-mail
Newly open coffee and sandwich bar serving fabulous coffee,lunches and traditional afternoon teas.Mixed urban clientele in the centre of the financial district of Edinburgh
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