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Piano Cafe - CLOSED

5 Howard Street, Edinburgh EH3 5JP, Scotland
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2016
“New business ”
14 Dec 2014
“Quaint and perfect.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5 Howard Street, Edinburgh EH3 5JP, Scotland
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The Piano café, so called because it had a piano in it, closed this year. The premises are now Coro Chocolate Café (see separate listing).

1  Thank Neil L
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Having passed by a couple of times on the way to work, I finally decided to go in and try it out, after hearing about the prices from a family fried. The sandwiches, both hot and cold are all delicious. They look good, taste and...More

Thank OwenHarvey
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Went for an impromtu lunch - had a large bowl of gorgeous home-made Lentil and Bacon soup and a cheese and red onion toasted sandwich sitting in for £3.99 - can't beat that price. They do coca-cola in real glass bottles too. People beside us...More

1  Thank barbara r
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

I came across this unexpected find the other day, and have been twice since then- for breakfast and lunch. This is a wonderful wee place, if you are in the area (near the botanic gardens). They do amazing crepes - savoury and sweet, soups and...More

1  Thank Zoe E
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I was walking from ferry Road and needed a coffee and a snack desperately, and thought 'Oh where am I going to find a good Café, in this unfamiliar location. So I just had a look inside the Piano Café, and liked the look and...More

1  Thank Yvonne62
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We visited the Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh and found this restaurant within a few blocks of Gardens. We had wonderful Moroccan lentil soup (very hearty and tasty) with a sandwich and side salad plus an enormous Mediterranean crepe filled with feta and other savories. For...More

1  Thank NoPIP
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Having been visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens we discovered we couldn't get sandwiches in any of the 3 cafes due to a delivery failure so we left the gardens to find food elsewhere and discovered this delightful little restaurant.We had a light lunch all freshly...More

1  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Very relaxed little cafe with free WiFi. Food is tasty and fresh with a good selection of teas. Staff are nice and relaxed too.

2  Thank ross_drew
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Fast, friendly service and a good range of snack and lunch options makes this small cafe one of the best in the area.

1  Thank StaycationScotland
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We were looking for a morning coffee and nibble before visiting the Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. The Piano Cafe did not disappoint. The place had peaceful and relaxed atmosphere and the seating arrangements were comfortable and uncrowded. The coffee was good but not excellent. We...More

Thank Pabnet
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
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  • Address: 5 Howard Street, Edinburgh EH3 5JP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
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