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The Bluebird Cafe

5 Canonmills, Edinburgh EH3 5HA, Scotland
+44 7749 971847
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (63 reviews)
“pulled pork” (30 reviews)
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American, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5 Canonmills, Edinburgh EH3 5HA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 254 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really awesome breakfast. I had pancakes which were up there with the best I've had and the wife the standard breakfast which she loved. Very friendly and the coffee is banging. It is small and cosy and they said extra busy on Friday mornings.

1  Thank TomDaWindsurfer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loooooved the buttermilk pancakes here! Small and idyllic cafe, though seating isn’t most comfortable. But hey, that doesn’t do anything to the taste of the food right. Man those pancakes were good.

1  Thank Gwen Felice S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very cosy and cute. Food is great and fresh, especially pancakes. The staff is super friendly and cool to talk to. Highly recommend for breakfast visits

1  Thank Vadim P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little cafe with super friendly staff. The food is really fresh and tasty. The breakfast burrito is really good and the avocado salsa is a must. There is a great selection of homemade scones.

1  Thank 0-Norrie-0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy place excellent coffee it is a double shot very strong and flavourful. Scones is a must try as well as pancakes. Inspired by Tennessee style.

Thank Aik K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And wasn’t disappointed. I went for the full breakfast and my partner the pancakes with maple syrup. Food was delicious - the black pudding was nice and spicy, haggis was lovely as was the lorne sausage (which took me back to my childhood days). It’s...More

Thank Scottish_Rocket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute best casual breakfast place. Great variety in the menu, plenty of veggie options and decent prices. Only drawback is limited seating.

Thank alice m
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing food in this place! I did enjoy it soooo much! Came with my mum and both of us were surprised how tasty it was. Thank you a lot! Will come back soon

1  Thank Karla V
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Went in for a bite and a coffee and loved it, I had the vegan dog and hot damn it was great, coffee to match and the staff were brilliant and friendly, I definitely worth a visit if in Edinburgh

1  Thank Karl V
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing breakfast! The banoffee pancakes were insanely good! Coffee was also very nice! Would definitely recommend it!

1  Thank Kelly S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $8
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Canonmills, Edinburgh EH3 5HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 7749 971847
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Description
Coffee shop, Cafe, homecooking, American, Scottish, bakery, artisan coffee, buttermilk pancakes, local produce, variety of fresh scones, full Scottish breakfast, vegan, gluten-free, pulled pork, jackfruit, cakes, bakery
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