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St Giles Cafe & Bar

8-10 St Giles Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PT, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
+44 (0)131 225 6267
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Ranked #531 of 1,867 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Neighborhood: Castle / Royal Mile / High St
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dearmstadt
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Dispute the Tourist location staff is really friendly and attentive. Nice Breakfast at affordable prices in Cosy atmosphere. Check out yourself

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BÁC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went to this café for breakfast as we had eaten there some years previously and really enjoyed it. Unfortunately our experience this time was not so good. The place itself is nice and the staff were pleasant. I ordered a fresh orange juice which was great but the food let us down. We both ordered the bacon and maple... More

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United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Away from the buzz of the main street, it is a nice little and quiet place to both unwind and relax. It is certainly a better place to stop and refuel your tourist energy than those usual places like Starbuck and McDonald's.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very good value and tasty salads with home made soup and hot meal options which are also available. Look for the café by the side entrance or through the cathedral to the front and down the stairs on the right.

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West Yorkshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Right next to St Giles, we found this after a day at the castle. Feeling a bit weary we popped in for a coffee and a bun. Yes, they're pricey, but this is central Edinburgh and no different to other cities. Coffee was good, they'd warmed up the scone and sliced it already which was a nice touch ( cause... More

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

£2.50 for a black coffee - are they insane? I didn't stay. I don't care where they 'source their beans' I'm sick of paying a small fortune for a drink that doesn't have milk or any of the fancy presentation a white coffee can have. If Pret can do coffee for 99p then so can everyone else. For goodness sake... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We went for breakfast and whilst service and quality was good, the serving of a salad to accompany a waffle with bacon and maple syrup is a little random for breakfast. Good value for the area.

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Leeds
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We came across this cafe after we had been sightseeing and decided to call in for a little something to eat. We had the tomato and basil soup which was amazing- the staff were really friendly and helpful, fantastic place and a great atmosphere

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Chicago
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had an afternoon hot chocolate with Bailey's Irish Cream! Wow! Liked the place so much we returned the next day for lunch,

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a great find, we ordered scones which were warm and tasted fabulous. We returned the next morning for breakfast which was equally as pleasant and the hot drinks were very nice. Great location😃

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Address: 8-10 St Giles Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PT, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)131 225 6267
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Castle / Royal Mile / High St

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