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Word of Mouth Cafe

#320 of 1,824 Restaurants in Edinburgh
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3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
+44 131 554 4344
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waffles are unlike any other I've ever had. I wish I hadn't found this gem on my last day in Edinburgh because I would have gone everyday had I know of it earlier. My friend said the eggs Benedict were the best she's had, too. The space is very small, that's the only downside. Service was good.

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Thank colleenb92
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great cafe just off the centre of Edinburgh. The food is great and the milkshake delicious!

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Thank Cate_Colquhoun
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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657 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We visited for lunch today, it was the first time we had been in a while. We had a great lunch - delicious soups & crepes. It was good to try a new flavour of soup and all of their soups are vegan. Prices are so reasonable, food is so good and the service is always friendly. Highly recommend you... More 

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Thank Abi S
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Stopped by for a quick breakfast before heading into Edinburgh and it was a real treat! All the staff were incredibly friendly and the veggie breakfast was really good! We spotted a malteser cake in the display and once finished exploring, we stopped by on our way back to our accomidation and bought a slice - let me tell you... More 

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Stocksfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Called in following recommendation - great breakfast and friendly staff - Danish and cakes look delicious

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Thank Paul L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Charming owner and friendly staff. Coffee is the best in Edinburgh, could sometimes be hotter but the taste is unbeatable. Eggs Benedict is great, my boyfriend loves the malteaser cake and the Croque Madame looks amazing.

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Thank Juliet R
Edinburgh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

customer service is great, the location is very central and the food is ok, not the best I've ever had but it's good. We found the cafe extremely hot to the point of unbearable, we will probably be back but on a colder day!

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Thank Rsudsedin
Edinburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Charmingly unpretentious, despite the beautiful decor, 'Word of Mouth' is clearly run by people who care passionately about what they do. Food is exceptionally tasty and excellent value for money. The staff are very friendly and warm and extremely efficient. I would highly recommend this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Cozy place with small menu but good food. All in all a good bite on the way into center. Crepes and coffee are great.

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice late breakfast after late night at festival. Food was excellent but had to tell them twice not to give me beans!!! Great food served quickly by friendly staff but café is a little cramped. Would benefit from maybe one less table to give more elbow room. Restaurant seemed to be very popular as we could not get a table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 4344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?