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Century General Store & Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


Cafe, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this wonderful cafe whenever I'm in this part of the city. The coffee is excellent and there is always a choice of cakes with a good vegan selection. They also serve light lunches. The service is warm and friendly. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Tasty, interesting and original combinations of veg sandwiches with or without cheese served with coffee or tea; this is the best place to have your breakfast. Also the staff is very friendly and if you want you can buy a little souvenir like a book,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

I went for breakfast and I liked it very much because I felt like home! Nice breakfast with vegetables and salad and tasty sweets!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

I had coffee and cake while waiting for a Calligraphy course which was taking place in their upstairs room. It was super busy at lunch time but I managed to get a bar stool at the window. (The foot rests were missing on them so...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank willow731
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

First hours in Edinburgh and everything went perfect! Very cozy place, nice decoration and good vibes. Good prices, very tasty food and nice coffee and friendly staff. Got for myself the french toast with yogurt and a cappuccino. Very happy with my visit !

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank klaivertziou
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Nice friendly café with good range of drinks, cakes and pastries. Staff very accomadating and attentive. Latte was decent and flat white was very acceptable. Salted caramel cake was like a good gingerbread - but with caramel not ginger. Sat outside as it was a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Very nice cafe for breakfast, lunch of coffee break. Good service and nice staff. Right next to Carlton hill. Quiet with nice atmosphere and local bits and bobs for sale too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank adela gail h
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Having lived nearby the Century General Store for a year and a half I finally got round to trying it out with my brother earlier this week! Inside it is very cozy and charming. We both ordered an oat milk chai latte. I am gluten...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank t0uringted
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Tea was delicious and brunch was filing and beautifully plated! A great stop here in Edinburgh. We were lucky to walk upon this gem of a shop.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Candace C
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The food is delicious, the level of taste is not to be asked it must be delicious. Okay place, average price for restaurant class. The choice of coffee is very much and delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
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