These 10 Edinburgh cafes are still open for brunch

With new tighter Covid-19 restrictions set to affect Edinburgh from Friday 6 October, pubs and restaurants around the city are set to close their doors once again. However, cafes remain largely unaffected by the new rules

Friday, 9th October 2020, 12:30 pm
These brunch spots in Edinburgh are staying open (Photo: Honeycomb and Co)

These are 10 of the best brunch spots in Edinburgh that are still open - and what customers had to say about their experiences on TripAdvisor.

“By far the best breakfast I have ever had in the world! No exaggeration :) everything my partner and I ordered was just done to perfection. Thank you.” 94B Fountainbridge, EH3 9QA
“Honeycomb is a firm favourite of mine for brunch in Edinburgh. The food is amazing and well presented. The staff are friendly and the interior is lovely. Definitely worth a visit.” 1 Merchiston Place, EH10 4NP

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“Great healthy menu. We dropped in for brunch and it was the business. Covid precautions were spot on - not OTT but safe. We had avocado toast, beetroot toast with feta, drinks and a smoothie. All were great and the bill came to just over £20. Staff were lovely.” 103-105 West Bow, EH1 2JP
“Best brunch in Edinburgh. As an avid brunch lover, they have really taken care to create a great menu. Make sure to try the French toast!” 52 Coburg Street, EH6 6HJ
“Had a fantastic brunch at The Painted Rooster this week. Food was delicious, lots of options and big portions!” 10 Melville Place, EH3 7PR
“My fiance and I had brunch here and it was brilliant. We both had the hash with salmon and were extremely impressed with both the food and service.” 15 Blackfriars Street, EH1 1NB
“Best brunch I’ve ever had. I eat out at a lot of brunch places and this is for sure my all time favourite ever.” 1-2 North West Circus Place, EH3 6ST
“I came here as it was recommended by a friend and it didn’t disappoint. The menu had such a great selection but I couldn’t choose, so the waitress recommended the sweet potato pancakes with avo hollandaise sauce - it was honestly unreal.” 13A Melville Street, EH3 7PE
“Best brunch in town! Great food, particularly the chickpea fritters! Definitely worth a visit!” 4-6 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
“Excellent breakfast and brunch options and terrific location with a panoramic view of Portobello Beach.” 57 Bath Street, Portobello, EH15 1HE