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“Best Mocha in the UK! - As far as i know”
Review of Elephant House

Elephant House
Ranked #33 of 64 Dessert in Edinburgh
Cuisines: French, Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed February 26, 2013

This place was very busy due to it's USP. However, worth it for 3 reasons. Great view of Edinburgh Castle, great Chilli Con Carne & the most beautiful Mocha i have ever tasted! So creamy & chocolatey & coffee - e. World's apart from the so called Mocha's most chain coffee shops sell. If i am ever in Edinburgh again this place will be on my itinerary!

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Reviewed February 25, 2013

The only interesting thing about this café is the fact that J.K. Rowling wrote parts of Harry Potter in there. She could definitly not do that any longer because this place is incredibly crowded and noisy. It is hard to get a table, also because the staff is very slow and unmotivated. It takes forever for them to clear tables or prepare your food.
I had a hot chocolate and a shortbread, which were not bad, but I expect more for the high prices. If you are interested in HP, take a picture outside and find a good café afterwards.

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Reviewed February 24, 2013

Wonderful service pleasant and helpful !Prix fixe and the menu were enticing We will come back good service fr John many people enjoying themselves on a cold rainy nightServers work together super mango mousse our dinnerTerrific

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Reviewed February 23, 2013

overwhelmingly poor service, average food, noisy, discriminating Asian customers...............................PLEASE NEVER come to this [--] place!!!

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2  Thank Leon W
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Popped in to show my daughter the 'birthplace of Harry Potter'. Lovely atmosphere and buzzing. An amazing array of cakes and tray bakes on display but we settled for pie and mash... yummy. 'Proper' tea with a stainer was delicious and hit the spot. We will be back again to try the cakes before we go home, my daughter and sister insist!!

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