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“Why did I bother” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Starbucks

Starbucks
30A George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LE, Scotland
01312205670
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Ranked #1,515 of 1,899 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Inverness, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Why did I bother”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Weak coffee, dirty tables - not great. My americano was a weak excuse for a drink. They did change it - I then went upstairs to dismal grubby dirty table to have it then quickly left. Tired premises in dire need of freshening up

Visited May 2013
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Birthday Treat at Starbucks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Brilliant as always. Beautiful seasonal drinks, the spiced pumpkin is a must! The service is brilliant, nothing is too much for the starbuck' staff, no matter how busy they are!

Visited October 2012
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Cork, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“no coffee”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

these were the usual Starbucks outlets however none of them stocked a supply to buy i.e. take away. as a visitor with no access to Starbucks within 150 miles this was a big disappointment

Visited August 2012
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Dayton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellent coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

So enjoyed their coffee while in town, and especially from the bar along the front window. Such a nice spot for people watching in a foreign city, a beautiful place to take a break from shopping.

Visited June 2012
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Edinburgh
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Dirty, brown and lukewarm and the coffee's merely OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Coffee shop chains puzzle me generally. However when the fixtures and fittings are not well cleaned or maintained they baffle me. Why drink average coffee in unclean surroundings when there are better non-chain places to go to nearby? The food is awful, the drinks are at best mediocre and the choices are ludicrous. Who needs half-caff double shot skinny latte's with a dash of ameretto or caramel? Silly and I wish they were over. Nothing special or interesting but if they deep cleaned the place I wouldn't refuse to meet people there. I presume the people who regularly visit are not fussed over the lack of substance or quality or the thing most lacking - service.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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