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Bon Tea Room

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279A St. Johns Road | Corstorhine, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
+44 7542 729862
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (40 reviews)
“cake” (33 reviews)
“petit fours” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
279A St. Johns Road | Corstorhine, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Spent a delightful two hours here with my Mum. I booked our afternoon tea in advance and advised that my Mum follows a gluten free diet... Not a problem for Bon! Great selection of sandwiches, scones etc. for us both. Lovely tea and cappuccino served...More

Thank EastwickKnows
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a place. We went for afternoon tea, and it was so good. The food not only tasted delicious but it looks sensational, each of the little cakes are picture perfect too.

Thank djdm62
Reviewed 20 January 2018

What a find! I love afternoon tea and have experienced "teas" at the Ritz,Savoy,Claridges,St Ermins to name few but Bon tea room excited and delighted me . Lin is so talented in her presentation we had the Mad Hatter Tea which as well as the...More

Thank Sarahcathet
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Amazing service on every visit. Would not go anywhere else for afternoon tea, without a doubt the best service and value for money i have had anywhere. Nothing is ever a trouble for Lin and she is always goes out her way for you.

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 9 December 2017

You wouldn't expect how amazing this lovely tea room is! Staff always friendly and welcoming, especially the owner. She always has time for a little chat and everytime you come back the whole atmosphere just adds another star to the 5 star rating. With a...More

Thank nuvaquahu
Reviewed 8 December 2017

No big heavy scones served here. All very delicate and delicious selection of sandwiches (no crusts) mini scones with jam and cream and a beautiful variety of the delicately made cakes. Served with a pot of your choice of tea. Bonus of a slice of...More

Thank nocera1
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I love Bon! The staff is adorable and I really enjoyed the delicious scones and the coffee! I was surprised that Lin is making all the cakes and sandwiches on her own, because everything looked and tasted excellent!! I would recommend it to everyone.

Thank kont3
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We love Bon Tearoom anyway but I have to say this is the third time we had takeaway afternoon tea for our grandsons 1st birthday and each and every time Lin has surpassed herself! The quality, the selection of goodies and the quantity were excellent....More

Thank Lisa180256
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here for a family birthday and I have to say the food, service and setting were all amazing. The 2 girls that were in the tea room couldn't to enough for us. All the effort that must go into making all the dainty...More

Thank Suzieannie
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed lovely catch up with friend over scones &pot of tea.Friendly staff and comfortable surroundings.Highly recommend.

Thank Ann H
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Questions & Answers
12 March 2018|
Response from Clairey_50 | Reviewed this property |
£20.95 per cake stand. We got 2 cake stands for 5 people which was more than enough food!
Nicola B
17 May 2017|
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Response from FamousFiveCordoba | Reviewed this property |
It was £8.95 per person but I think it might have gone up to £9.95. Still a good deal, I think. ☺
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 18:30
10:00 - 18:30
10:00 - 18:30
10:00 - 18:30
10:00 - 18:30
10:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279A St. Johns Road | Corstorhine, Edinburgh EH12 7XF, Scotland (Formerly Bon Cafe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 7542 729862
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