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Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
01315556065
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Description: Only a small patisserie but all the cakes and ice creams/ sorbets are...
Only a small patisserie but all the cakes and ice creams/ sorbets are home-made and delicious. The staff are very family friendly.
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food great service

I started buying cakes, tarts etc from manna house bakery around 10 years ago, they were fantastic. Then all of a sudden they all became nowhere near as good. This was because the lady who made them had left to open her own place with her partner, this place being La Cerise on junction street. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
kev540
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I started buying cakes, tarts etc from manna house bakery around 10 years ago, they were fantastic. Then all of a sudden they all became nowhere near as good. This was because the lady who made them had left to open her own place with her partner, this place being La Cerise on junction street. I was very happy when... More 

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Thank kev540
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Great coffee and tea, brilliant home baking, lovely staff and they just delight in having dogs - magic for a hot drink and roll at breakfast - don't miss it

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Thank william b
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The highlight of a working day is looking forward to a lunch at La Cerise - we are very lucky in that our office is about 450 yards away !!! AND . . and we have just had an in-house 40th Birthday Celebration - the cake of course being especially made for us. Claire + Martin are delightful as are... More 

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Thank bobbs44
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is our second time here and won't be our last. It is a tiny place with very few tables but both times we managed to get squeezed in. This time I had a salad which was very good and my husband a sandwich which was also good. The cakes look excellent but unfortunately we were in a rush! It... More 

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Thank toniShanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Every day different vegetable soup (also very reasonable price), lovely cakes - my favourite is parsnip cake - delicious!!!! Also all of them looking fabulous!!! I am often eating there my lunches, sometimes carvings win so I have cakes and coffee you can choose from single or double shot without paying extra!!! I come there with my family, friends and... More 

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Thank Karina A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I'm sitting eating some of the most delicious and tastiest cakes that I've had in a long while and I just feel that I had to share this with everyone. We all need a treat and the best ones are those we secretly give to ourself. Le Cerise is one of my secret treat to myself, it's like my spa... More 

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Thank David M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had a cup of tea in the cafe with a sandwich to take away for lunch later. Tea was good; nice and strong which is how I like it. The sandwich was delicious; full of flavour and packed full of clearly good quality ingredients. The service was really good, with friendly and efficient staff who were helpful and chatty.... More 

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Thank Catwoman1964
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Go here once a week for takeaway lunch. Staff are lovely and food is made up while you wait. There is a wonderful selection of food, cakes and drinks. The strawberry tarts are the best I have ever tasted. However there can be quite a wait especially for coffee and at bust times

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I see that I reviewed La Cerise in 2012. I have been back a few times since then as I like their soup, but service is always slow but when I popped in today it was back to a new low. I waited for at least 5 minutes, 2 people were working behind the counter (no idead what they were... More 

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Thank davewilko1
Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

There are few cafés in the area and La Cerise have good business. Their food is good, but service is real let down. Considering the number of staff who are serving, and that most orders are simple, or even ready, I find it difficult to comprehend why the average wait for your food is at least five minutes! The staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: 01315556065

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

Only a small patisserie but all the cakes and ice creams/ sorbets are home-made and delicious. The staff are very family friendly.
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?