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!

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!

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The Devil’s Advocate – Hidden Royal Mile bar

The Devil’s Advocate – Hidden Royal Mile bar

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“The Devil’s Advocate” in Edinburgh is a pub with a polished, modern take on the Scottish classics – how ’bout some haggis bonbons with chili dip?

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The Herringbone – Top bar and eatery near Botanics

The Herringbone – Top bar and eatery near Botanics

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“The Herringbone” in Goldenacre, Edinburgh is a delightful bar-brasserie with a great range of wines, craft beers & bar snacks. Their fries are to die for!

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The West Room – Cool West End hangout

The West Room – Cool West End hangout

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“The West Room” in Edinburgh is a cool West End bar that changes its face through the day. I like starting my day there with Eggs Benedict & a Bloody Mary.

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Urban Angel – Ethical eatery

Urban Angel – Ethical eatery

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“Urban Angel” in Edinburgh makes a big noise about its local, seasonal, organic approach to food. I would recommend this restaurant for its brunch…

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