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41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
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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: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 16
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  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely ! Would recommend!!

Very nice food and staff. Only negative was that the food was quite a bit more expensive if you sit in rather than take away. A small increase is understandable but it's quite big. Anyway that doesn't put me off because the food is delicious and the staff are very nice !

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Meghan F
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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East Lothian, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This place had a good selection of food. I had a smoothie and cake. The smoothie was fine could have done with more berries in there but fine. The cake brownie was nice soft moist rich but light. The only thing I would say was the service wasn't the most friendly or inviting. There is lots of places where the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Just what we wanted! Friendly little coffee shop, great food. Fun made-to-order burritos and great coffee.

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We came here for a quick lunch and was treated by very friendly staff. The cafe has a very nice ambience and rustic feel, which compliments it's menu items. I had the soup of the day (Red Pepper and Paprika) which was to die for, and my companion had the turkey, chilli jam, Brie and rocket toasted ciabatta sandwich which... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

After the monotony of groundhog day in Napier's Jack Kilby PC lab for months on end writing a dissertation I sampled Rockets awesomeness out of sheer boredom at the 'same old same old'. The story starts at Tesco meal deal sandwich counter... Id tried everything and although value is the name of the game I needed more! How many unsatisfactory... More 

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Glenfarg, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My wife and went in for a bowl of soup and a cake today. The soup was cajun sweet potato - really beautiful with a couple of chunky wholemeal lumps of bread. Coffee and tea were consumed with a slice of plum and raspberry cake - very nice indeed.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very nice food and staff. Only negative was that the food was quite a bit more expensive if you sit in rather than take away. A small increase is understandable but it's quite big. Anyway that doesn't put me off because the food is delicious and the staff are very nice !

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Aberdeenshire
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We chose this cafe to have breakfast on Sunday morning and I doubt we could've have chosen better! They offered a great range of breakfast options, from full cooked to pancakes to French toast, and loads in between. They also offered gluten free bread for toast, which is not often found in cafes elsewhere. Service was friendly but efficient and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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
3 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Rocket Cafe

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

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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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