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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“The Manna House, 3 minutes walk from the flat, is a wonderful artisan bakery with an on-site cafe, selling handmade breads, pastries and savoury bakes.”
  • 157 locals recommend
Bar
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“Swanky George Street bar, restaurant and tea room. Famous for its opulent interior and full-throttle approach to Christmas decor. ”
  • 144 locals recommend
Cinema
“Screen 1 is wonderful. Loads of leg room and comfortable. Other screens much less comfortable. It's the local "independent" cinema.”
  • 183 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Speciality artisan coffee shop on Broughton Street, 3 mins walk from the flat. A must for the coffee connoisseur! ”
  • 141 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
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“Tray-bakes, scones and cakes galore at friendly cafe with camp 40s decor, lunches and teas.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Café
“Beautiful bar with excellent food - highly recommend the burger and fish and chips. Very well known and loved bar in Leith”
  • 113 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“The Filmhouse is an indipendent cimema which shows a lot of best of foreign films and low budget films. Great cafe too, food and drinks are good. ”
  • 125 locals recommend
Café
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“Great restaurant for breakfast and lunch! Located nearby the flat (and another cafe near Waverly). ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Italian Deli with dried goods and tasty food ready to go. Also has a good wine selection and cafe/restaurant”
  • 113 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Opened in 1995, The Elephant House has established itself as one of the best tea and coffee houses in Edinburgh. Made famous as the place of inspiration to writers such as J.K. Rowling, who sat writing much of her early novels in the back room overlooking Edinburgh Castle.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wine bar recently opened by two friends and natives of Edinburgh. Delicious wine as well as sharing boards for cheeses. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bare stone and leather sofa decor in style bar-diner known for organic pies, seafood and cocktails. Amazing brunch options and cocktails. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Bakery with tasty treats and loaves. The khorasan sourdough is our favourite.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Café
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“They bake their own sourdough which is apparently a taste of heaven so you should at least try one of their pizzas or the famous omelette. Great place for Sunday brunch.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Friendly with lovely fresh plenty vibe and delicious fresh food at lunch especially or just pop in for a coffee. In the lovely area of Stockbridge.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Café
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“Step away from the busy Grassmarket and indulge in great coffee and homemade treats.”
  • 66 locals recommend