Edinburgh's Best Caffs

Sightseeing can be a tiring business in Edinburgh. Listed are the pick of the city's coffee houses and tearooms, where you can recharge the batteries with that essential caffeine kick, or simply put your feet up and enjoy a nice cup of tea in pleasant surroundings. Many cafés also offer the best value for lunch or a snack.

Juice Monkeys

A popular takeaways and coffee shop in Edinburgh  that serves rich coffee, soups and fruit drinks. Great atmosphere.


A popular eatery in the South side of Edinburgh that serves an array of tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner menus.

Police Box Coffee Bar

A police box that has been converted into a coffee bar has become a popular choice among the coffee and the loving populace of this city of Edinburgh.


A well lit and airy place to grab your cup of coffee, well complemented by tasty snacks. It is one of the best spots in Princess Street to stop and relax with a good book.


A lively cafe that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner . It also has an impressive list of cakes and nibbles for any time.

Made in France

A cute little deli, tucked away on Lochrin Place, serving tasty and strong coffee with a selection of tarts, cakes and pastries to go with it. Lively milieu and decor.


A friendly café named after the tribe from South Africa offers tasty sandwiches and massive grubs to cater to the hungry cells of its patrons.

Spoon Cafe

Great cafe oozing a modern appeal. Opened doors for business 5+ years back. Interesting use of mirrors on the wall. Great coffee and excellent snacks. Good place to chill out over a cup of coffee.

The Manna House

An authentic French patisserie,which serves freshly baked delicacies along with hot tea and fresh coffee. Great milieu and a wide range of pastries to choose from.

Two Thin Laddies

Situated in grassmarket, Two Thin Laddies is a family run neighbourhood cafe that serves home made, high quality food at affordable prices.