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The Haven Cafe

#143 of 1,915 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Coffee Shop
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9 Anchorfield | Newhaven, Edinburgh, Scotland
447810483482
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Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great hangover breakfast but very cold interior

Great full cooked breakfast faultless really just what we wanted. Veggie breakfast great too with generous portion which sorted my partners and I hangovers right out. However the cafe itself was very cold and they need to bleed their radiators as we were sat beside one which was on but emitting no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
jojomckinlay
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london
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
london
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great full cooked breakfast faultless really just what we wanted. Veggie breakfast great too with generous portion which sorted my partners and I hangovers right out. However the cafe itself was very cold and they need to bleed their radiators as we were sat beside one which was on but emitting no heat. There was a draft coming in through... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Stopped in for belated breakfast and it was fantastic. Vintage themed cafe with a varied menu, scrambled eggs and smoked salmon were great and the pancakes were delicious. Quite a small cafe so you might have to wait for a seat on occasion.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Have been twice now. The cafe is a lovely quirky country style place, the people friendly and bright. However, on both visits the wait for food was pretty ridiculous. First time it was forty minutes before breakfast rolls and coffee appeared, second time twenty minutes. They were busy the first time, and not busy the second. It was decently cold... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Had 2 lovely breakfasts here. Good atmosphere, good service, good food. Will definitely be back again .

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

i must say this is one of, if not the best breakfast I've had when travelling away. All food freshly cooked and nice tea. Such a shame it is where it is as I'm sure it would flourish in the city centre...

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UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Best breakfast in Edinburgh and "proof in the porridge" is folk are willing to queue for the experience. Love it and huge well done girls x

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Fabulous little café, with fabulous prices for scrummy snacks....Mmmmmmmmmm now where to begin? The cake for starters me thinks! Lime drizzle and the oversized fresh raspberry scones are absolutely wicked! accompanied by your favourite blend of tea if that's your thing? Served as it should be, fresh leaves, china cup and a hot water jug if required. Followed by, (... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Having read the fantastic reviews about this place, it was on our list of "must tries" in Leith. O.K., there was nothing wrong with it. It's quirky and interesting if quite small, but the full Scottish breakfast we ordered was alright and that's about it. Coffee was decently strong and service was pleasant enough, but where the "rave" reviewers are... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Perfect host great food coffee superb, former greasy spoon totally transformed, best breakfast in Edinburgh, overpriced restaurants not a patch on this place.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Brilliant little cafe, lovely staff, great food, AMAZING home made cakes! The place is so unassumingly unique and cute and the food really doesn't disappoint. Great cooked breakfast, not greasy at all. Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Anchorfield | Newhaven, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: 447810483482

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?