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Mitchell's Cafe

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21-23 Henderson Street | Leith edinburgh, Edinburgh eh6 6lb, Scotland
0131-539-7172
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Barry wee Scran

Don t get cafes like you use to. Honestly the food is Braw. Number one breakfast for me all the time. The Staff are very friendly and it is Steeped in history with Pictures of Leith. Its a how a Cafe should be .

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
jode34
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Don t get cafes like you use to. Honestly the food is Braw. Number one breakfast for me all the time. The Staff are very friendly and it is Steeped in history with Pictures of Leith. Its a how a Cafe should be .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I happened upon this establishment whilst exploring 'sunny' Leith and after a hash brown and egg doubler I was sold to the idea of using the venue and catering expertise for a potential multi million pound contract. Although the WiFi was rather slow, the additional facilities were well catered for. Needless to say, if it wasn't for the staff, catering... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This cafe is a great wee place for some honest homemade food such as stories or mince n tatties staff are great and it takes me back to my childhood years when going into Leith on a Saturday was the done thing, lots of pictures of the area from back in the day which is great to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Edinburgh is an expensive city and money soon goes especially during the Festival month of August. It is so important to find a cafe that makes good food and sells it at a fair price. Mitchell's down in Leith is a superb example of such a cafe. Unpretentious and simple this is a lovely cafe. Excellent food and friendly staff.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Lovely cafe, i go into this place regularly, the staff are always very friendly and helpful. I would recomend to go here. The food us always cookes fresh and to order. There are a lot if cafe's, bistro's or restaurants in Leith, but i always go back to this plave.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

I go once or twice a week. I inevitably have a soup. The scotch broth and lentil versions are consistently good. There are always cafe style food to choose from. Mince & tatties is a fav of mine. It has the man sized hotdog fashioned from fibreglass on the street outside. Not haute cuisine. Honest grub that hits the spot.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is one of Leith's oldest cafes, one of the friendliest, and provides excellently prepared food at great prices. Our latest visit was today when my husband and daughter had really tasty fish in breadcrumbs with chips and beans. I had an all day breakfast which was not in the least greasy and every individual item on the plate was... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012 via mobile

This is nice place used by the locals.Good prices & decent food.

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Renfrew, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

A great cafe with great service. We visit every time we have a weekend in leith .

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2010

This is the place to go if you want good food, good helpings and a good price in a warm friendly atmosphere. This cafe is one of the oldest cafe's in the Leith area of Edinburgh, dating back to 1883, and is run today by Rab, Mary, Grace and her daughters. I used to frequent this cafe regularly when I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21-23 Henderson Street | Leith edinburgh, Edinburgh eh6 6lb, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: 0131-539-7172

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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