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Loudons Cafe and Bakery

94B Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QA, Scotland (Cowgate)
+44 131 228 9774
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Ranked #763 of 1,867 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Price range: $6 - $13
Cuisines: Healthy, Café, Tea Room, Soups
Neighborhood: Cowgate
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We are an independent family run and family friendly cafe and bakery. Freshly made is our hallmark....everything is made daily including soups, salads, quiches, pizza, bread and cakes. Uncompromising in our coffee beans supplied by Artisan Roast and our loose leaf teas from Pekoe Tea. We serve up one of the best breakfasts and all day Weekend brunches in town and are famed for our Eggs Benny. We feel that customers with food intolerances should not have to put up with bland choices and pride ourselves in creating interesting and tasty cakes, bread, soups etc. that can be enjoyed by vegans, vegetarians and coeliacs alike.
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am a regular visitor to Loudons and it never disappoints! The staff are friendly and efficient, and as I have been so often they recognise me and remember where I like to sit and try to sit me accordingly. The cafe can get a little noisy as the space is open and quite big. Parents often bring their young... More

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edinburgh
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This place is fine for a business coffee and cake. Service has deteriorated since moving to table service. I used to go for a quick takeaway sandwich but it's far too pricey for takeaway and the last three times the order has been wrong (after getting back to my desk). I won't be going back got a takeaway. Menu doesn't... More

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

On our way to city center on our first morning in Edinburgh, we spotted this on the corner of Fountainbridge and Garner's Cres. It looked like a nice, modern, clean café and it seemed busy, so we thought we'd pop in. We are glad we did. The food was delicious. From eggs, to delicious baked goods, the service was outstanding... More

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Lovely soup and good service. Nice clean light and airy. Not sure if it might get a bit chilly - its a big tall space. I imagine it could get noisy when it's busy because of the hard floors. We arrived at 12 midday so it was still quite quiet and we had good service.

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scotland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Hot chocolate was superb and please have scrambled eggs on toast they were gorgeous. Service slow but very pleasant and a lovely warm atmosphere-recommend it!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is the closet cafe to our flat and a go to place at the weekend for brunch when we have been out running and can't be bothered walking too far or can't think of anywhere else to go. I normally have exactly the same thing eggs benedict, so I was surprised, on what was about my 20th visit, that... More

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I work just around the corner and I pass this café every day. It's always busy and it's popular with all types, from business men in suits, to mums with prams, and students. The coffee is some of the best I've ever tasted, really smooth and creamy, without even a hint of bitterness. There is always a delicious-looking spread of... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

we were a mixed group of adults and kids - they could have done with a kiddy menu type thing - but the food and coffee was excellent and the place very light and airy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Great service, great food and great quality. First time visiting this café and I was pleasantly surprised. I would defo go back!

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was looking for a coffee and when a local saw me searching my phone for a coffee shop and asked if she could help. She steered me to Loudon's and not only were the cappacino and americano very good but the pastries and English breakfast were equally superb. I highly recommend Loudon's.

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Additional Information about Loudons Cafe and Bakery

Address: 94B Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 228 9774
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Cowgate
Average Prices: USD 6 - 13
Cuisine: Healthy, Café, Tea Room, Soups

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