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“Great little place, will be back!”
Review of Mary's Milk Bar

Mary's Milk Bar
Ranked #1 of 67 Dessert in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood: Old Town
Description: Mary's Milk Bar provides a cosy wee space to enjoy all things gelato and chocolate, Everything is made by Mary in her little laboratory in the back of the shop. There's real ice cream milkshakes, traditional floats and sundaes and handmade artisan chocolate gifts. The 1930s interior looks out at the majestic Edinburgh Castle.
Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Having read previous reviews of Marys Milk Bar, I was intrigued to find out whether the place was as good as people were saying... So I paid a visit today and I can confirm that all the great comments and reviews were correct! I had two scoops of sorbet, one was strawberry/black pepper, the other raspberry/rose I think. Both were delicious, couldn't fault them, my favourite was the strawberry one, it was interesting and different. It was a nice refreshing lift on a hot day in Edinburgh! The service was great too, I'm not sure if it was Mary herself,but the woman who served me was friendly and welcoming. Price not too bad given the portion size. Overall fantastic place,the only downside was the difficult choice of which flavour to try! I will be back to sample more I'm sure!

Thank Niamh A
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

This isn't the first time I have visited and it certainly won't be the last, the ice cream and staff are brilliant but you must try the chocolates hiding on a little shelf to the left as you enter, they are out of this world.

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1  Thank Jo H
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Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I've been a regular visitor for a year now and the flavours and taste of Mary's gelato is just gorgeous. She and her staff are so friendly and it's such a lovely little haven in the bustling Grassmarket.
The only issue is, which flavours to choose ! My last one of dark chocolate, hazelnut and salted caramel was just divine !

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Thank pinkfleece
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

The people were super nice. The ice cream was good and the flavors interesting but we have had better. Worth a trip if you are in the area.

Thank TriDad56
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

I want to pick up on some of the comments left here. One reviewer recommended the Elephant House over Mary's. If you like over priced, touristic, generic coffee houses staffed by students then there are many places like the Elephant House all over Edinburgh that will do their best to take your money and then chuck you out at the other end after a bland coffee. Marry's is not one of those places.

Some one else said they were disappointed by the lack seating and menus. There are only so many seats you can fit into one small space, thankfully however Marry's is located in the Grassmarket where there is a vast amount of outdoor seating, perfect for those cool ice creams on warm afternoons. As for menus, all the ice cream is laid out before you and the staff are always more than happy to offer you samples, you could not ask for a better menu or level of customer service.

The ice cream here is all made in store with an amazing selection of flavours and the hot chocolates and coffees are second to none. Mary has clearly invested in creating an amazing little spot down in the Grassmarket offering something unique to Edinburgh. Everything here works, the décor, the selection of drinks and ice creams and Mary herself. She is just a lovely welcoming person.

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Thank AfroMask
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