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41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
snack time

Fabulous cakes, scones and pastries. All home baked. healthy, inventive soups and salads. Busy but quick service

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
403kate
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fabulous cakes, scones and pastries. All home baked. healthy, inventive soups and salads. Busy but quick service

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Scotland, UK
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Popped in for a couple of drinks and cakes, reasonably priced at £7 for the lot. Friendly and helpful staff, nicely decorated inside, clean toilets. Other food looked very tempting!

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Stumbled on this palace near Holy Corner. Small but pleasant environment. Six of us had a mixture of cooked breakfasts, scones, breakfast rolls and coffee. All really good. Certainly one of the best cooked breakfasts that I have had, and reasonably good value. Got pretty busy, which is a good sign. Well done.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been a few times at different times. The staff are always friendly and their coffee is exquisite. Well worth a visit if you are in Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went for breakfast, plenty to choose from food was good. Few things let it down. Not big enough people waiting for seat hover like vultures, check cutlery when it arrives last persons food still stuck in fork. Looks more like wiped with a cloth than washed and if you have pot tea the coster the teapot comes on are all... More 

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Scotland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My dad and I were searching a while for some soup and ended up here. Very impressed! There were three options of soup available and we also had a focaccia. There are tonnes of options of sandwich fillers, and lots of suggestions which all sound very tasty! Will have to come back and try them! Very good value for money... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A great array of options await in this gem at the top of Morningside Road. More sandwich options than anywhere I've been and every time I've been in, enjoyed it thoroughly. They do lots more than sandwiches though and passing salads look great too. I've yet to make it to cake-course but a good selection of non-gluten options blend with... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great wee cafe in a very nice area of Edinburgh. Nice food and friendly staff. Nearest train stop is Edinburgh Waverley and nearest bus routes 11, 15, 16, 5, 23, 36 and 45.

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Turners Hill, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Roquet was very disappointing. Popped for a quick lunch. Service was charming but the food was very mediocre. Salad leaves were old and limp had seen better days (and there was no roquet!) the crispy bacon with my baked potato wasn't at all crispy. I wouldn't recommend it.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I eat in Rocket regularly as it is great, tasty food at a reasonable price. it's not pretentious and doesn't kid on that it is anything but a great wee cafe serving delicious food. I often wish it was a bit bigger but then it wouldn't be the same. the service can be slow but it is very busy with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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