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$6 - $11
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British, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed October 19, 2020

Nothing special, I've had better in the same area. I ordered scrambled eggs on toast with smoked salmon. The toast wasn't buttered which I found odd. It's a cute place but don't think I'll return any time soon.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2020

Dear Foodlover, We are sorry to hear you weren't pleased with your experience. We pride ourselves on being a friendly bunch and try to do what we can to ensure all our guests have a good visit. We have found there are many people who...More

Reviewed October 18, 2020

This is by far the best breakfast we had during our stay in Edinburgh. Tasty, quickly prepared and not too expensive!! It’s a must have!

Date of visit: October 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2020

Dear Florence, It's great to hear you enjoyed your breakfast. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. All the best, Team Fortuna

Reviewed September 11, 2020 via mobile

Felt the fruit yogurt was brilliant and worth a 5 - But the bacon with scrambled eggs, was only ok, I’d mark it a 2. It wasn’t great. Bacon looked crispy, but wasn’t, almost like it wasn’t fresh or maybe reheated. Bread was also not...buttered. Scrambled egg, was on the dry side and lacking seasoning. I had very high hopes but I felt slightly disappointed, but only on that dish In reality. Coffee was good, but it wasn’t clear if they did alternative milks on the bar/barista board. Would of been nice to know the coffee origin too.. perhaps could be clearer. Nice place. But overall, I felt the quality could be slightly better.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2020

Dear Pippa, Thank you for the review. Good to hear you liked the berry bowl. We have put a description of our coffee on a board and have spelled out on our Drinks menu the alternative milks we offer. Thank you for the feedback. All...More

Reviewed September 10, 2020

well worth a visit, good coffee and food. best place for a simple breakfast that tastes good! we had the banana nest which is full of flavour snd the salmon, cream cheese, avocado and egg bagel. Returned twice.. for the exact same order fast and...friendly service!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2020

Great to hear you enjoyed your visits. Thank you for the detailed review. We look forward to welcoming you back, Team Fortuna

Reviewed September 1, 2020 via mobile

I visited Fortuna daily as it was near my hotel. The Hazelnut toast was stunning and I loved the matcha latte, but I also tried the cheesy and the avocado toast. So yummy! The staff was very friendly and the place although very small looked...spacious and was very clean. It also has 3 tables outside, so lovely. I can fully recommend this lovely bar.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2020

Dear Suzie, Thank you for visiting us and trying so many of our dishes. It's great to hear you enjoyed everything you had. Many thanks for the detailed review. We look forward to welcoming you back, Team Fortuna

Reviewed August 26, 2020 via mobile

Came for takeaway coffee. Coffee is excellent, service quick, and it seemed there was a nice atmosphere had we chosen to eat in.

Date of visit: August 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2020

Thank you for popping in. Good to hear you liked our coffee. We hope to welcome you back soon, Team Fortuna

Reviewed August 21, 2020

Terrific place to get your laptop out, drink good coffee, eat excellent scrambled eggs (and plenty of other options on toast of very creative and cool concoctions) and enjoy one of the best granola-yoghurt-fruit breakfasts I’ve had outside a five star boutique hotel! And the...friendliest of service. First time found it and was back the next day. Great way to start the day!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2020

What a lovely review, it made our day :). Thank you very much for visiting us and taking the time to write a review. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you're in town. All the best, Team Fortuna

Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

We saw great reviews so went for a coffee. The place was dead and we couldn't use the toilet due to some problem. Coffee was okay but nothing special cost 6 quid for two drinks which were average at best. Nice location and cant comment...on the food.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Dear Happiness, Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to write a review. We're sorry to hear you didn't have as good an experience as many others have had. There was a problem with the sink the day you visited, which had to...More

Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

We went for breakfast as the reviews stated the best Colin Edinburgh. I couldn’t disagree, the coffee was delicious. However, my wife’s scrambled eggs were over cooked and firm. My bacon bagel was fine but the bagel was a little burnt on the outside.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Dear Chris, Thank you very much for visiting us. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed the coffee. We're sorry to hear you did not like the eggs. We're always happy to prepare eggs the way our customers want them, wish we had known at the...More

Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

I really enjoyed brunch at Fortuna Coffee but the service left a lot to be desired. The menu was small but the items on there were really appetising with the avocado toast a real highlight. Delicious! What let down Fortuna was the lack of customer...service. I wasn’t welcomed in, despite it being a small coffee shop, and stood at the counter for about 3 minutes before I was acknowledged. The male server was literally 2m away with his back to me, on the other side of the counter, but never turned whilst the female was in the small kitchen area but could definitely see me. A huge lack of awareness in what is a small cafe. Whilst I appreciate it was busy, it doesn’t take much to acknowledge someone or say something like “I’ll be with you in a minute” rather than ignore me. I was seconds from walking out and whilst I’m glad I didn’t, it did leave me with not a particularly great impression.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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SibelK364, Owner at Fortuna Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Dear Dirk, We're sorry to hear you were disappointed with service. Keeping customers happy is a priority for us. We've taken note of your feedback. It's great to hear you enjoyed the avocado toast. Thank you for taking the time to review us. All the...More

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