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) #520 of 1,864 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, British,
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
+44 131 629 6284
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“cakes” (36 reviews)
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09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely love this little place. Its a perfect cafe to visit for brunch. The atmosphere is great (though always very busy) and the food is always delicious. The smoothies are great too so I'd recommend getting one.

Thank j02424
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered Piecebox by accident as we had bought an apartment nearby which needed substantial renovation including a new kitchen hence the need for somewhere to eat close by. On our first visit we were genuinely welcomed and settled into the cosy, eclectic little food...More

Thank valveman1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd heard good things about Piecebox so recommended it as a venue to meet a friend for a coffee & chats. Sad to say it did not live up to expectations. I'm coeliac so I do judge places a bit more based on how accommodating...More

Thank Georgina B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Edinburgh with a friend in April and came across this cafe our first morning. We ate here every morning for the rest of our stay and the food was so good I'm still thinking about it to this day three months later. Food is...More

Thank fjwalker2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place and make a point of going at least once a month for breakfast. Its quirky decor and interesting menu make it a firm favorite so be prepared to wait for a table if you go at peak breakfast times at the...More

Thank GLMurray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Piece box has been my regular cafe for the past 2 years now and never disappoints me! A very good range of breakfast (try the courgette fritters, you won't be disappointed!) tasty soups and sandwiches and really nice coffee as well. They have plenty of...More

Thank Cami M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I ordered poached eggs and chicken fajita's! Both of our meals were beautifully presented and tasted delicious!Lovely ambient setting and pleasant service. I will certainly be returning! We were too full for dessert but the selection of cakes available looked amazing! There...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Food is good here, but my breakfast was cold when received it. I took it back and the chef, to test the temp prodded the sausage with his fingers. Happy it seemed cold said he would make me another breakfast. I dread to think what...More

Thank mar12luc
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place. It's our local cafe and we go here most weekends. The staff are so friendly and the brownies are phenomenonal!

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I took my very nervous dog here today to get him used to a public environment. It proved to be a little noisy for him so we didn't stay too long. I got to have a lovely coffee and Honey got some sausages! Extremely friendly...More

Thank Macdonaldbk
Audrey T, Owner at Piecebox, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hi, thank you for your review. It was lovely to meet you and Honey, we look forward to you visiting again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, 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 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 6284
  • E-mail
Piecebox cafe and bakery is based in Polwarth, Edinburgh. Our big things are fresh, home made goodies, a wide selection of gluten free and Vegan options too, top notch coffee and a great outside catering service. We are fully Licensed also, so you can relax with a refreshing drink.
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