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“Fresh simple food in a quirky shop!”
Review of Elephants & Bagels

Elephants & Bagels
Ranked #826 of 2,566 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $8
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
Description: It is not a typical restaurant- it's rather a cosy coffee/bagel shop- very worth writing about!!! Loved by students and anyone who is looking for good food to eat quickly, sit in a quiet place but without restaurant's glam and fuss.
Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Simple healthy lunches at a good price - with a bit of character...I get fed up with 'samey' dull corporate places serving plastic food for more money. I'd go back.

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Thank Ben M
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Returned during the festival having frequented this excellent cafe last year. Just as good as ever with friendly and efficient staff and great Bagels. Huge range of fillings including quirky weekly specials and a choice of about a dozen different Bagels. Great ambiance with other Festival goers keen to swap stories of shows visited at the comfortable round tables. The cafe is situated very near to a number of the main stages and meeting points. What's not to Like ?

Thank bsandrs
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

Stopped in here for a quick coffee today, and really loved the place. They do a huge range of bagels (funnily enough) and lots of different drinks. The other theme is elephants and they are EVERYWHERE! Even the biscuits are cut into elephant shapes. I loved it.......
If you get bored you can even draw your own elephant with the supplied felt tips, and hopefully get it put on to the extensive picture wall :)

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Thank Henster79
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

It's a cafe that serves bagels, all kinds of bagels, with both savoury and sweet toppings. I went in first thing in the morning, for breakfast: the woman behind the counter was friendly and very quick; she happily supplied the Wifi code. The bagel was really nice, clearly fresh and the coffee was good. The cafe is charmingly decorated with children's drawings of elephants. I'd be happy taking my children as well as going back.

Thank Nicola R
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Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

A very lovely little independent cafe, with some fantastic decorations. The bagels are delicious, too and the drinks are good. I like this place a lot.

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Thank Backpacker_Bill
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