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Word of Mouth Cafe

3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
+44 131 554 4344
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (25 reviews)
“croque” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you go for breakfast, order your lunch instead because that's how long it will take to arrive. We went for breakfast, sat down at 10.15 and our food didn't arrive until 11.15. The food was ok but not worth the wait.

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Small menu but very good, great coffee and relaxed chilled atmosphere. Perfect for a quick coffee or hangover breakfast.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our accommodation nearby did not provide breakfast and we were so pleased on our first visit that without a doubt we repeated the following morning. Tiny place, nice decoration, good breakfast, their own roasted coffee beans. It was a pleasure to observe working the very...More

Thank ERomero13
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a very good vibe and good food. The Scottish breakfast isn't necessarily the best in Edinburgh, but it's pretty good. The coffee is nice, but the local, relaxed vibe is the best reason to come here. Recommended if you're on Leith Walk.

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just enjoyed breakfast at this cute little cafe. Eggs Benedict cooked perfectly and a lovely cappuccino. My husband had a hearty English breakfast featuring fried egg, sausage, toast, mushrooms, tomato, baked beans, and a potato scone. Charming neighborhood location with fresh...More

Thank Dominique B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This amazing cafe serves up an excellent breakfast that is fresh and truly welcoming especially on rainy days. The staff are very friendly and accommodating - even though it is very busy upon opening (so it is best to get there at 9 a.m. to...More

Thank lucspettel
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Stopped in to have coffee here with my Dad. I had a hazelnut latte and he had a chai tea. Both were delicious! We also each had a pastry - an almond/pear tart and this chocolate slice. These also were very delicious. Service was very...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have found service and food lacking at times over here. I have been spoilt at home. This little cafe at the end of Albert St is excellent. Everything is made to order (not sure if they make their own quiche's or not) and is...More

Thank PVK48
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We visited on the day we were moving house for some much needed refreshment. The breakfast rolls (ciabattas) are excellent value and delicious. Very substantial too. Small but brilliant cafe.

Thank Abi S
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast on a Sunday because there was a queue. I got a stool on the window sill andmy coffee quite promptly. The eggs florentine arrived without a big wait, either, and were absolutely delicious, runny, well seasoned.

Thank Bemmenegger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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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