We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Soutra Coffee House

A68 | Blackshiels, Edinburgh EH37 5TF, Scotland
+44 1875 833795
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (48 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
A68 | Blackshiels, Edinburgh EH37 5TF, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (224)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch on way to Kelso. Absolutely love this place. The staff are friendly and really helpful. Had a huge piping hot bowl of chicken and rice soup with some lovely gluten free bread. The views from the picture window are amazing and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LinsSan
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little place with a phenomenal view 😍 coffee was amazing and the scone was delicious with jam and fresh cream

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Donna_Lee91
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

If you want a light lunch that is tasty then this is he best place. Delicious home made (huge bowl) soups, panini, flatbreads, baked potatoes & baking plus more. Lovely staff working with a rather chaotic system for ordering & service. Good prices plus a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank McAnnie1
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Have visited this Coffee House on several occasions and not been disappointed Very friendly and relaxed venue Surroundings very peaceful A lovely ‘stop off’ for travellers

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 87ruby
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Stopped off here- not for the first time- on way to Edinburgh last Saturday (10th). I had a smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel- it was excellent. Quick service and clean place helped but food was the clincher for 5 star review.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely stop on our way to and from Aberdeen from Northumband. The food is always excellent and the service is perfect. Apart from the soup all the food is made to order. Perfect

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MoiraA635
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This place is very clean, with pleasant efficient staff. My friend had a big, generous bowl of soup with a roll, and I had a deliciously cheesy scone with a pot of tea. The food was really good and the prices very reasonable. When we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bauchope
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Great wee find, second time I've been here and love it. If out this way a must visit. Service is good, food is good aswell

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Frank R
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place with a perfect view. Nice coffee and cake stop off and reasonably priced. Different cakes and good menu

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank claireabella13a
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

How lovely. Staff are very pleasant. Food is home made and delicious. Prices are reasonable and the view from the window is amazing. Parking for disabled. Easy entrance . Good clean toilets. Good stop if driving round countryside

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank brm82016
Nearby HotelsSee all 153 hotels in Edinburgh
234 reviews
5.05 miles away
Lauderdale Hotel
71 reviews
8.47 miles away
Dalhousie Castle
1,695 reviews
8.49 miles away
Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate
845 reviews
8.49 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Juniperlea Inn
228 reviews
.77 miles away
Humbie Hub
57 reviews
2.08 miles away
The Stair Arms Hotel
40 reviews
4.68 miles away
The Foresters
44 reviews
4.60 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Crichton Castle
54 reviews
4.59 miles away
Glenkinchie Distillery
652 reviews
4.60 miles away
The Coalgate Ormiston
5 reviews
6.60 miles away
Neth Hill Border Collies
11 reviews
6.99 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kathy C
5 March 2015|
Response from mjfcatering |
Yes, there is a disabled toilet and the entrance/exit is a ramp walkway, as is the fire exit which is also used on a warm/hot day to allow customers who wish to enjoy the sunshine, and of course the lovely view, access to... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A68 | Blackshiels, Edinburgh EH37 5TF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1875 833795
  • E-mail
Cafe and coffee shop located on the A68 between Edinburgh and the borders. Perfect to stop off for a bite to eat and coffee to and from Edinburgh. With 2 fresh soups changing daily you wont be disappointed! The friendly staff are there to give you the best service on your travels.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing