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The Bluebird Cafe

5 Canonmills, Edinburgh EH3 5HA, Scotland
+44 7749 971847
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (69 reviews)
“pulled pork” (32 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Canonmills, Edinburgh EH3 5HA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A small place a bit far away from city centre. Good food with a fair price. But the service is not satisfied for me; we came as three people and being arranged for a small table while a bigger table is empty and available ....More

Thank Xiaojie L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can highly recommend the Bluebird Cafe. You are always greeted with a smile. The homemade food is amazing, and you are guaranteed the best of Americana music playing in the background.

1  Thank Graham R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Bluebird Cafe has such a delicious offering of breakfast foods and pastries, all reasonably price! The staff was super nice and helpful. The cafe itself is pretty small, with only 4 tables. It’s away from the touristy areas of the Royal Mile, but definitely...More

Thank maddiekofskey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend visited Edinburgh last week and we're set on finding a great breakfast place that does pancakes. Luckily we did our research on trip advisor in order to find a good breakfast spot which lead us to this treasure in the heart...More

2  Thank Shania T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and cozy place.! Good service and food perfect place to graba some breakfast or a good Coffee.👍🏽

Thank Herman O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast one day. It is tiny (4/5 tables) but by god the food is spot on. OH had pancakes and said they were the best he’d had, I had the breakfast burrito and is was lush. The staff were friendly and attentive...More

Thank GayleWatt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I saw all of great reviews about The Bluebird Cafe on Trip Advisor and told my husband that we should go there for breakfast while visiting Edinburgh. We noticed that the Cafe was about a 45-hour walk from our hotel but since all of...More

Thank Alonn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great American-type breakfast in the middle of Edinburgh with friendly service!! Highly recommend.

Thank Tyler L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm Canadian, my dad lives in America and I eat pancakes constantly in America and Canada, but these buttermilk pancakes were seriously, truly the best I've ever had. Also, didn't hurt that the bacon was great and the eggs were poached perfectly! GO HERE

1  Thank George H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really small dining area, so getting a table could be tough. The vegetarian breakfast burrito was really tasty.

Thank Jesse V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Canonmills, Edinburgh EH3 5HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 7749 971847
  • E-mail
Coffee shop, Cafe, homecooking, American, Scottish, bakery, artisan coffee, buttermilk pancakes, local produce, variety of fresh scones, full Scottish breakfast, vegan, gluten-free, pulled pork, jackfruit, cakes, bakery
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