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“Thought we'd give it a try”
Review of Piecebox

Piecebox
Ranked #545 of 2,609 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $14
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Piecebox cafe and bakery is based in Polwarth, Edinburgh. Our big things are fresh, home made goodies, a wide selection of gluten free and Vegan options too, top notch coffee and a great outside catering service. We are fully Licensed also, so you can relax with a refreshing drink.
Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is another typical Edinburgh bistro, where 1st impressions can be misleading when you get through the door. It's not large and if you are looking for salubrious, it a'int.
But the food is very good and well-presented with a menu & daily specials on the usual blackboard.
Staff were very friendly.
The only problem I saw of people standing around was not helped by the lunchtime 'Tea 'n Cake' brigade taking up tables whilst not spending too much money and sitting chatting/reading/whatever once finished
Stovies & Sausage and Baked Potato with a Beef Goulash, Cappucino, Stella and a Slice of Banoffee Pie (2 spoons) was under £20

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Reviewed January 29, 2013

Went there twice so far and both times the food was super! Sandwiches and the mac'n cheese are good and I saw some else's roasted potato and it looked great too. Their cakes and pies and other desserts are also a must if you ever eat here. The only hard part might be getting to the place as it's a bit far from most touristy stuff in Edinburgh.

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Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

Went here for lunch with a friend. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was plentiful and tasty. Baking wasn't tried, but looked very tempting. Will be back.

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Thank Ford B
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Good and friendly service in rather quirky surroundings but food good and fairly priced. Good selection of daily newspapers!

Thank Laurie S
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

I always try to visit Piecebox whenever I'm passing through Edinburgh. The staff are friendly and accommodating. I have tried a variety of things on the menu and the board, and can honestly say I've never been disappointed.

The only time I have ever felt close to disappointed is when a colleague ordered food that was EVEN better than what I had ordered!

Piecebox is always bustling during peak times AND has a healthy number of patrons during the off-peak. Evidence of the cafe's superb food quality and excellent pricing.

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Thank 78markj
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Scott M, Owner at Piecebox, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2013

Mark,

Many thanks for your kind feedback. I am delighted that you have become a regular visitor to Piecebox and enjoy what we do. As your post says the cafe has become increasingly busy during 2012 but we are by no means complacent and will be working on a number of further improvements to our food , drinks and service during 2013.

We look forward to seeing you again soon

Scott McKenzie
Director

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