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“Nice for breakfast or lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Coates Cafe

Coates Cafe
Ranked #733 of 2,446 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: West End
Description: New name following renovation. Same owners.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Nice for breakfast or lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

Have had take away from here before. First time sitting in.
Lovely to sit and watch the world go by.
Great cakes and pastries
I will return

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Alison H
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“What a let down”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

When I saw this nice looking place quite close to my flat I thought I should go along and try it out. As it is 'artisan' I was expecting good quality ingredients so I was appalled to find our chicken sandwiches were made with chopped up chunks of re-constituted chicken. Fair enough in a £1 sandwich from a supermarket but not for a £3.50 'artisan' sandwich. Also asked for them not to be toasted and they were and asked for them not to be rye bread and one was.

The soup was OK and the atmosphere relaxing and pleasant but I won't be back to risk getting such poor quality ingredients again. It doesn't say much for their standards.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Peter Z
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Tasty breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

Great place, great food. Stopped off for coffee and breakfast just as breakfast service was ending.Although we couldn't get full breakfast, due to running out of some ingredients, the lady made us some tasty scrambeld eggs & bacon. Coffee was excellent. Would definately visit again. Freshly baked bread was very tempting,unfortunately we were travelling home that day and had too much to carry.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Karen M
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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“A great place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

Have now visited many times, working fairly close to the bakery. Mostly for a lunch, which to date gave always been great. Maybe just a sandwich, but fillings are really tasty and the side salad is a great mix. Will no doubt be a regular haunt for sometime.

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Thank KevinC1971
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“Best restuarent anywhere!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

When I vistied my son Adam in Edinburgh..he made sure we stopped at Jacobs...so happy he did!!. Best food.. soo clean..great owners..Jacob n Erica!!
We went there many times..never disapponted!! A must stop for everyone.

  • Visited March 2013
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