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Cafe Noir

1 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AF, Scotland
+44 7470 281025
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“scones” (12 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AF, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beutiful cafe with plenty of food and drink options. The artichoke quiche was delicious. Nice place to hang out.

Thank kritivalecha
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I tried Noir with a friend when it first opened and we weren’t too impressed - but today I went back and it had improved 100%. A flat white and a peppermint tea were both excellent, and the cakes looked delicious - I will certainly...More

1  Thank sconeseeker
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Our coffees were an excellent start to the day. We shared a table with an older gentleman who had many interesting stories.

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Haymarket station and had 45 minutes to fill before a meeting. Stumbled into this little gem of a place and grabbed a coffee and snack. Had I not been going to a meeting, I would have happily stayed longer! The coffee was pretty...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

So popped in here early one morning just as the sun was rising. Skinny flat white to go. Beautiful heart ...not on sleeve....but on the coffee. Served with sensitivity. Delicious and just what I needed. So popped back later with my daughter. She liked the...More

Thank KMRDiner
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I came here with my parents after they'd had a long train journey from England to just settle down and grab a coffee. We walked in at 4:23pm with the intention of grabbing a quick coffee and maybe a small cake/cookie to boost our energy,...More

Thank DanielJGordon
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Thought wed come here instead of going to starbucks. Dont get me wrong the coffee is lovely, but for a regular takeaway coffee its quite small and expensive for what you get. The lemon and lavender cake i really wanted to try but it was...More

Thank soklin1978
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Just arrived in Edinburgh. It was 11am and we needed a good cup of coffee. Asked a local if they could recommend somewhere. PERFECT!!!! Coffee was out standing . We had some Lunch Croissants. We were so comfortable we stayed about 1.5 hours. The door...More

Thank _jackiek1955
Reviewed 24 July 2018

visited here last Friday with a friend for a cuppa and some cake. the staff are really lovely and attentive here. The selection of teas are fab and will ensure I will return time and time again as I am not a coffee drinker. My...More

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by before heading to morning service. Calm, chilled and very relaxing atmosphere. Good espresso and fresh and crunchy pastry.

Thank CP_1001001
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 7470 281025
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