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Rocket Cafe

41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Ranked #820 of 1,859 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Aug 7, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Both myself and my boyfriend are students and really enjoyed our lunch and think it is a fair price and good to have student discount. My boyfriend really loved the Rocket Club! Always enjoyed the food. One of the girls was really friendly, however the other who served us initially was a little off. It wouldn't put us off though... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Work around morningside the food is ok for the price of a roll not good go to costa or Marks and Sparks just as nice! Just another over priced shop in morningside!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I go out for breakfast quite a lot with friends and we thought we'd try a new place for a change. We do tend to rate them among ourselves - for fun - but also to decide if we go back. First impressions: nice, bright comfortable place but the initial greeting wasn't the friendliest. Mr friend arrived first and he... More

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lancashire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Ok, it was January and the weather was not brilliant. A quick lunch and someone suggested Rocket Café as we were in Morningside. The food was good - freshly prepared and tasty. However, being lunchtime and a popular place the door was continually being opened and closed the whole time - or in the case of a bunch of local... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I've been going to rocket for years now and always enjoy the food they serve. I usually nip in for a take away sandwich or soup and the wide selection of fillings ensures I always have lots to choose from. The produce used is really fresh and soups, stews etc are all home made. Sitting in can sometimes be difficult... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

If you are in Morningside area of Edinburgh this is a must do! Time your visit well as this popular cafe & deli is great. Food, atmosphere,staff and location on the high street. A little pricey but the menu is wide ranging and specials brilliant.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Poor service. When I arrived there was only one free table which was full off dirty plates the waitress came up and asked if she could get me anything I was standing by the messy table and asked if she could clear the table if looks could kill I would not be alive to write this. She huffed and puffed... More

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therocketcafe, Owner at Rocket Cafe, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review I'm extremely sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to rocket. Your review was taken into account straight away and the staff have been retrained accordingly. We are currently training 2 staff members on front of house, it can be hard work to make sure everything is perfect all the time, so my apologies for your experience.... More

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