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The Herbivore Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$5 - $15
Cafe, British, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

I have eaten in here a few times and the food has always been incredible! First time I had the sweet potato pancakes, they were sooo good! The staff are friendly and chatty, it's a lovely little cafe.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KirstyBrettell
Reviewed March 11, 2019

The website said they were open every day, BigG said it was only weekends. So we went there once and found it closed (website is not up to date). They are only open Sa. and Su. til 5 p.m. We arrived after 4 p.m. and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank berlineryogi
Reviewed January 29, 2019

Went to herbivore kitchen with my meat eater boyfriend and we both loved it! We had a cake and pancakes each. The cakes were both amazing, would love to have them again. The pancakes were nice but was a massive plate so very hard to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tour729336
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Overall okay, a bit disappointing The coffee was excellent and the concept/ menu idea really appeals. However my pancakes were so very very dry they were practically inedible. Quite surprising for a cafe that has a whole section of its menu devoted to pancakes. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vegtraveller1995
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Went with daughter ( vegan,) for breakfast. Had the " all day breakfast" with extra (£1!) Egg. Egg was fine. Rest of pile of mostly dry unappetizing " pancakes" sliver of vegan haggis, sliver of ? Wilted spinach ? Some beans.. With the ,? Coffee...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mikeice
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Came here for lunch and ordered the Thai banana fritter and peanut satay wrap, the lentil salad, and the carrot and butternut squash soup. All dishes were delicious. The soup was especially great, perfectly spiced. The lentil salad was very good too, not overly dressed....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pjhamidi
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We’d lined up this place for brunch after running the Edinburgh Marathon 10km and it didn’t disappoint! Hubby got the all day breakfast pancakes and I got the banana and blueberries/Biscoff crumb pancakes. Absolutely delish! Great little eclectic cafe atmosphere with art and cards etc...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank carlabaird
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Great vegan/vegetarian cafe, cutely decorated. You can't leave without trying one of the brownies (vegan!!) Went here with my non vegetarian boyfriend and he enjoyed it just as much as I did. I would highly recommend the Mexican pancakes- they were super delicious! Don't leave...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank natasha2405
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We popped in here for a meal when we were at the fringe festival. The burgers were excellent and the wine affordable and enjoyable. The best bit were the brownies, fantastic.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cw9steve
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Went with friends and tried both the savoury and sweet pancakes. They were incredible and I’ve even fantasising about them ever since. Very friendly and helpful staff. Thanks!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighborhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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