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Rocket Cafe

#454 of 1,784 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 447 0377
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just decided on the spur of the moment when out shopping went in for a coffee and was confronted by a number of tray bakes....i just can't resist a tray bake....excellent and will be back

Thank Jim F
St Andrews, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We found Rocket by chance for lunch - 3 adults and 2 children. The choice of food was extensive, and the quality was excellent. The coffees were great too. We found a table just in time, as it then got rather busy. There were also a lot of people arriving for take-away. Because of this, our food did take quite... More 

Thank Jon F
Applesn, Owner at Rocket Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! I've spoken with the person in charge that day and they're very happy you took the time to write your review, it's really made our day! Thanks again and hope to see you soon, Graeme More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for coffee while getting winter tyres fitted at farmers in strathearn road. We ended up with bacon rolls too which were brilliant. Definitely come back here when next visiting the area. The availability of choice in breakfast and lunch and cakes was brilliant.

Thank Eagle6869
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Friendly and hepful staff, good food excellent coffe. Basic decor but a excellent selection of foods which caters for all tastes. This is a great place to meet and either have a simple coffee and chat or for a meal. The rocket baby breakfast is good and would recommend/

Thank Charlie C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

A simple little cafe but a nice place to meet (or sit on your own) for a light meal or just a coffee. Very nice home baking (generous portion sizes) and good coffee. Service isn't brilliant but on the other hand, it means you can linger for as long as you like! You can help yourself to a bottle of... More 

Thank D M
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is a find! A great cafe doing brilliant range of delicious brunch options. Tricky choices have to be made... The staff were friendly & helpful. So, good food, great coffee & friendly staff in this lovely cafe. If you can't decide what to eat from the great choices on offer, pick something and plan to come back, it's worth... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here many time and tried a few different dishes. Everything has always been delicious and tasty. The portions are large and very well priced! Excellent for a late breakfast or lunch.

Thank Zach F
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121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

2nd visit, 1st time was really good, 2nd time even better. Tasty hot food, plenty of options, great staff...........keep it up!

Thank scottishworker
Applesn, Owner at Rocket Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We're so happy you enjoyed your breakfast, everyone will be happy to hear you liked it. Thanks again, More 

Pensacola, FL
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Surprisingly plentiful servings of tasty food. Well recommended. We'll be back to try their breakfast offerings next.

Thank jhclarkfl
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff so friendly, great brunch options and good lunch soups as well. Not the standard brunch place, a bit quirky with a Mexican twist

Thank bigeaterEdin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 447 0377

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?