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Skylark Cafe

42A Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5AX, Scotland
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bacon roll” (3 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
“healthy lunch” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
42A Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5AX, Scotland
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Lunch today with friend and her wee one, the host was very welcoming and their food was delicious. Catered for all tastes, including meat eaters but even a good vegan range, and he let us have a wee taste of the soup to assess chilli...More

Thank Ryanair_fan
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Round the corner from our holiday apartment so I was keen to try for a late breakfast on the last day. It didn't disappoint. Not huge but it does have a back room - however on a Friday morning they had a baby singing group...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

found this place whilst out shopping, the smoothies looked nice but I thought the food was a bit disappointing. my Panini was just a warm sandwich and my sister ordered a bacon roll and it was actually a warm ham sandwich. wasn't bad just wasn't...More

Thank kyls83
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I discovered the Skylark Cafe whilst walking through Stockbridge and was immediately charmed by its colourfull and cosy appearance. The lunch and Smoothie was fantastic. Friendly lady behind the counter and apparently there s a song circle class for young children and their parrents in...More

Thank evelien c
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My sister, daughter and I popped in late afternoon for a coffee stop. We were greeted warmly by counter staff and decided to take the buggy and ourselves through to the back where it's really spacious. We ordered coffee, tea and cakes for a late...More

Thank Accountant_eats_out
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I found this cafe in Hamilton Place Stockbridge area around a year ago and I'm so glad I did.We have been regular visitors ever since - The staff are very efficient and friendly.The food is varied,fresh & delicious.Great breakfasts,coffee,cake and home bakes yummy! Supreme smoothies,...More

Thank Joan D
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

So took two wee ones along to Skylark Cafe where Mum supports daughter on this dual venture. Daughter out front in the cafe. Mum in a cosy homely room at rear offering a Song Circle for little ones. Didn't use the cafe this time but...More

Thank Kay R
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

I go to this cafe all the time with my 4 kids, they serve great coffee, home made cakes, healthy fresh juices and smoothies made to order. Lovely lunches like avocado on toast, home made soups and salads. The kids menu is good to with...More

2  Thank Gracie B
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I visited with my family and we all found the service very lacking in warmth or friendliness. The manager/owner barely exchanged a word with us when she served us and we were not asked whether we had everything we needed or whether everything had been...More

Thank Familyof5Edinburgh
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little cafe with friendly staff and good coffee and food. A good selection of snacks too. More seating round the back so it's bigger than it seems.

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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42A Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5AX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
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