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Starbucks - CLOSED

55 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QP, Scotland
+44 131 220 5543
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good17%
  • Average32%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible8%
Dec 31, 2016
“Standard Starbucks experience”
Dec 18, 2016
“Good quality and service with a smile”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
55 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QP, Scotland
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

This place is usually very busy but when we went there a few days ago it was less crowded than usual. The service was just what you would expect from Starbucks although the availability of food was a bit limited, perhaps because we went there...More

Thank jon0269
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Friendly staff. Quick and efficient service. Much better than many of the other Starbucks in Edinburgh. Definitely a case of continuity of staff works.

Thank David M
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I pop into this Starbucks most days before work for my caffeine fix :-) The staff here are great - really friendly and always know my order and my name. Coffee is always consistently good and I enjoy the chat before work.

Thank suzannem
Reviewed April 26, 2016

I pop in Forrest road Starbucks every day on my way to work. Though always busy the staff greet you with a smile and friendly banter. They know my name, drink and what I will be having for breakfast everyday. They also seem a very...More

Thank yankeebhoy
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee on my way to work at this Starbucks. The staff were friendly and fun! I was asked about my day and the coffee was lovely and hot. Will visit again!!!

Thank chelurpost
Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

I have just this minute left this Starbucks after visiting alone to pass the time until my daughter finished school. As I entered the premises, it all seemed messier than usual, however not 'complaint worthy'. Once I had ordered and paid for my coffee, however,...More

1  Thank TLF2504
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a coffee with my daughters after a meal. Was 1hr 10 mins before closing and we were told we had to drink out of paper cups. Unbelievable if I wanted a paper cup McDonald's or greggs would do I wouldn't need to...More

1  Thank kenny m
Reviewed December 18, 2015

This Starbucks looks a bit dated now and in need of a good clean up and a coat of paint. Its always very busy with students and school kids and can be noisy. would not rush back.

Thank travelmum1
Reviewed September 5, 2015

What are you doing here? You are in Edinburgh, the city with the most cafes and bookshops per capita in the world. There are beardy hipsters in approximately ten thousand cafes within walking distance who are dying to make you a quality coffee. The good...More

1  Thank Pescy_Pete
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Unfriendly offhand staff, very slow service. Hate it when restaurant floor being cleaned when you are sitting eating. Customers bringing in and consuming own food and drink at back of cafe!

Thank atmt2015
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labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 220 5543
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