The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Edinburgh

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Edinburgh and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

Eteaket Tea Room – Funky tea house

Eteaket Tea Room – Funky tea house

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“Eteaket Tea Room” is a cafĂ© that has a little bit of a rabbit warren feel which has a huge selection of teas to choose from to my sweet surprise!

Full Article by Fiona Diack

Manna House Bakery – Incredible bakery/eatery

Manna House Bakery – Incredible bakery/eatery

Image by Mark Gorman

“Manna House Bakery” in South Queensferry in Edinburgh has great views over the Forth Rail Bridge. Come here for the super value-for-money homemade food!

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National Library of Scotland – Not just dusty books

National Library of Scotland – Not just dusty books

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“National Library of Scotland” in Edinburgh has some pretty great exhibitions, and all of them are for free! My favorite part of it though is the events…

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Sprio – Deli and Cafe

Sprio – Deli and Cafe

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“Sprio” in Edinburgh is small cafe/restaurant owned by a Scottish/Italian family. My favorite is their Fontina cheese with ham & mustard and an espresso…

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The Counter on the Canal – Canal coffee culture

The Counter on the Canal – Canal coffee culture

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“The Counter on the Canal” is a cute blue canal barge that’s now a floating coffee shop. Follow the canal from here and you’ll get to Glasgow!

Full Article by Anson Clark

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