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Maxi's

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33 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HX, Scotland
+44 131 343 3007
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08:30 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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Maplewood, NJ
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Stockbridge Market on Sunday (it was very small and very crowded!). We were interested in eating a little lunch for not to crazy about lining up for 30 minutes and eating something while standing. We wandered into Maxi's and it was lovely. They were a bit busy, so they asked us to order from the counter,... More 

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Thank Kana B
New York City
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good lunch here after walking through Dean's Village and following the path along the river to Stockbridge. Then it was a nice walk back to the city center. Order at the counter and they bring your food to the table. Nice for lunch or just coffee. Great bread.

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Thank TomAndDonna
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place does a good breakfast! I had the full breakfast minus the black pudding and it was great. The quality of the sausages and bacon are good. The bacon was crispy as I like I like it and the scrambled eggs were very soft which I love but it's not everyones cup of tea. My husband had the smashed... More 

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Thank Yummynut
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This, our 2nd visit, was as good as the 1st. The place is quirky, full of character and has a real buzz to it...great atmosphere. The range & quality of the food is excellent and a step-up from the ordinary. The soup-in-a-mug is a great addition to a lunch meal, when two courses may be too much. Always found the... More 

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Thank chris p
Cellardyke, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stopped in for lunch..enjoyed the soup accompanied by thick slice of sourdough bread. Great atmosphere and quirky decor. Reasonable prices and lovely freshly made food. Highly recommend.

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Thank lornanan
England
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

With so many excellent places to choose from in Stockbridge for breakfast we went for this cafe & were not disappointed! I had the butchers breakfast, which as the name suggests was not for the faint hearted with great bacon, sausages & black pudding. My partner had the veg breakfast which had wilted spinach to give it variety. Really good... More 

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Thank Chiefy67
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch on a cold winter's day. Six of us, spread either side along a long table. A number of us had the soup of the day - a hearty tomato soup with oatcakes on the side. I and my daughter plumped for a sour dough cheese toastie each, with fig chutney - delicious! My son... More 

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Thank IRC2005
Krakow, Poland
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My girlfriend and I love this place, during a year in Scotland we have been at Maxi's every single week because we fell in love with the home-made scones, the best in entire Scotland. Also the coffee shop is very cozy and the staff super friendly. Since we left Edinburgh, there has not passed a day where we did not... More 

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Thank rawau9
Preston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

After a lovely walk along the Waters of Leith, cheerful friendly service with wholesome food. Funky rustic decor.

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Thank CrostonTravellers
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here for coffee and lunch several times and have yet to find fault. It seems to get very busy especially at weekends and rightly so as everything about Maxis is quality. Prices seem fair for the location and quality of what is on offer and the ambience is pleasant. On one of my three visits it was buzzing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Phone Number: +44 131 343 3007

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Neighbourhood Profile
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 bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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