Edinburgh Coffee Shops


Edinburgh is best explored on foot but, despite the city’s diminutive size, a considerable distance can be covered during a saunter through the Old Town, along the Royal Mile or around the shops on Princes Street. Fortunately, there are ample choices of cafes across the city where visitors can quench their thirst, from intimate and traditional teashops to artisan coffee houses. The familiar chains dominate the popular shopping areas, so wander into the hidden side streets and alleyways to discover characterful cafes offering a heartfelt welcome, where you can relax and experience true Scottish culture before venturing into the city once more.

Brew Lab Coffee

The Pastry Section

Pumpkin Brown Cafe

Browns Brasserie & Bar

Loudons New Waverley

Mimi's Bakehouse

Hendersons Salad Table

Union of Genius

Coffee Neuk, Linlithgow

Tea at the Colonnades

Black Medicine Coffee Shop

Gordon Street Coffee

Castello Coffee

Steampunk Coffee Roasters & Café

A floating afternoon tea on Edinburgh’s Union Canal

Breakfast at Urban angel Cafe

Fortitude Coffee

Hot Chocolate at The Chocolate Tree

Leo’s Beanery

Secret Herb Garden

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