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Pinnies & Poppy Seeds

26 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SU, Scotland
+44 131 261 7012
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Omg slightly in love with this shop

The lovely wife and I visited the shop. It's small, a single room with the lady in the back mixing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dave B
,
Fareham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely shortbread

A really lovely shop. The smells when you open the door are heaven!There is a great selection of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mudbug2014
,
Cork, Ireland
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Artisan Shortbread - handmade traditional shortbread baked fresh in our shop every day! Also selling gifts and other sweet treats from local makers and producers.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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26 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SU, Scotland
Old Town
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lovely wife and I visited the shop. It's small, a single room with the lady in the back mixing her dough. I could have stayed all day. The smell as you walk in is so wonderful. The lady was friendly and happy to talk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really lovely shop. The smells when you open the door are heaven!There is a great selection of homemade shortbread, and we bought a box to bring home... they never made it! Delicious.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a little gem in Edinburgh. This is a small shop just off the Royal Mile, heading towards Holyrood Castle. Freshly baked shortbread. The smell is divine and the variety of flavours of shortbread unique and delicious . They melt in your mouth. The fennel...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bought 4 different flavours back with us. The smell when you walk into the shop is divine...I dare you to walk in and not purchase some....I'm afraid that is not going to happen. We've now tried the shortbreads...wowwww! So much flavour. Absolutely delicious...wish we bought...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The heavenly smell as you walk in is enough reason to visit, but the melt-in-your-mouth delicious shortbread is more than enough to have us coming back for more. We tried a few different flavour combinations, but the all-butter classic was our favourite. Bought some toffee...More

Thank rh207
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We are currently sat in the travelodge with a coffee and shortbread! Immediately on opening the door the smell just hits you, it’s amazing! The shortbread is so smooth and melt in your mouth absolutely loved it! They make it on the premises and it’s...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We wanted to find some homemade shortbread in Edinburgh and this place absolutely delivered! Absolutely delicious shortbread a hundred times better than any of the packeted stuff around, in a gorgeous little shop with lovely friendly staff. We tried every flavour on offer and each...More

Thank ahje3
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We didn’t want to buy just any old Scottish shortbread so my daughter googled and found Pinnies & Poppy Seeds and omg their shortbread is The Best. We went in on the Saturday and got 12 (they do different flavours every day) so as they...More

Thank Sally M
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I was looking for something to bring back home to share with coworkers and I thought shortbreads would make everyone happy. By chance, I passed the shop and was attracted by the "Artisan shortbread" writing on the window. We were warmly greeted by the smell...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Drawn to the Alice in Wonderland painted window we entered ...the aroma should be bottled and sold ... but the shortbread is by far and away the very best I have ever tasted ( and as the gt granddaughter of a Bearsden Baker I feel...More

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