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The Tide - CLOSED

56 Kings Road | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1DX, Scotland
+44 131 669 9408
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“bacon roll” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
56 Kings Road | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1DX, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

When it was The Tide and now that it's Dream & Season. The coffee is okay and the location is excellent. The cake could be good if they didn't cut it so small and leave it to dry out. They don't do anything for dogs...More

Thank dpksmith
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were guided to this place following good Google reviews only to find it has changed hands and is no longer 'The Tide', it is now 'Dream & Season'. I have advised TripAdvisor so that the website can be amended. It is a very poor...More

1  Thank Tannedbelt
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Sadly this has changed hands and name. Food has gone downhill and even the loo is not what it was. Bitter coffee. New outside tables are nice. I suspect the new owner does not have what it takes. A big loss to the area. Dogs...More

Thank Moravian19
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I went here with my twins while my car was being repaired. I ordered two "babyccinos" for the children which by themself are £1.50. Asked if I wanted marshmallows and whipped cream I said yes. I was then hit with a £3.30 total per 'ccino....More

Thank KendoNZ
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Nice coffe, Good cake, friendly Service. Good place at the brach of portobello . My recommendation if you are around.

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I was a regular here until I recieved a very rude, condecending attitude from the manager. For this reason, I wont be going back. Its a shame as the waiting staff have always been nice each time I´ve been in. I am very disappointed in...More

2  Thank Amdao000
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The coffee is the the best in Portobello and The Tide is a great place to chill and play a board game or two after a walk on the beach. Situated at the Kings Road end of the promenade, it's away from the busy tourist...More

Thank duchyd
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great cafe for children and people with dogs. Very friendly staff. Food is always great and made fresh.

Thank jennifer a
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

always visit when in portabello fantastic community feel to the fab little Cafe home made soup is lovely friendly to all including dogs brilliant atmosphere

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Since I have previously written a negative review after my last visit (and haven't been since) I felt it important to write a review after my visit today. Completely different staff so not sure if been taken over but irrelevant, thank you for polite, attentive...More

Thank nicola a
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Kings Road | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1DX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 669 9408
The Tide , Is a small family run Art Gallery with a coffee shop by the river Forth , We are open from 09:30 to 18:00 everyday. You will find us at Portobello Edinburgh , Scotland. There is free parking outside and we are child friendly :)
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