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Red Kite Cafe

7-8 Cadzow Place, Edinburgh EH7 5SN, Scotland
+44 131 656 9005
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shakshuka” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7-8 Cadzow Place, Edinburgh EH7 5SN, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped into this wee gem after shopping at the meadowbank outlet for food. The staff were excellent at interacting with all the customers. The food was amazing and fresh well presented. Coffee was good too. Would I recommend to everyone yes I would. It's clean,...More

Thank JackieT1959
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had fantastic soup and toasties here on a number of occasions and was really impressed with the food quality and how friendly the staff were. It's always nice to relax in a beautiful space like this

Thank dominiccorbett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a Sunday morning and there was 9 of us but they managed to move things around and make sure that we got a table for us all. Not every place would be as accommodating. Granola was average, but the fried breakfasts...More

Thank MollsB94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this cafe a few times now - the coffee is great and the scones are truly the best I have ever had...not just are the excellent but they are very inventive. I had veggie haggis scone which may sound odd but it was...More

Thank vince092
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into the red kite cafe on a whim after a long walk! We were quickly served by a lovely lady and ordered tea and a flat white! The flat white very good and the tea was lovely! We both ordered the full breakfast...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

This was right down the street from our Airbnb. We stopped in for brunch on a Saturday morning and it was delicious! The coffee was fantastic, our egg dishes were excellent, and the service was great. Stop in if you can!

Thank RunFL85
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We popped in for a late brunch this weekend with some friends and were greeted by the lovely staff and a warm atmosphere. Unfortunately for us the food didn't quite live up to expectation - we ordered the Shakshuka and the bean and lentils (£8...More

1  Thank babamills
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The beetroot falafel lunch was amazing. The coffee is the best. A lovely atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Gruntled1
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I have been to The Red Kite quite a few times and have always really enjoyed it! The food is always super, the atmosphere is lovely and the staff are usually really on the ball. Today however, after raving about how good this place was,...More

Thank Emma-Louise-Chase
carysk7, Owner at Red Kite Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Firstly, you should have had an apology (and some free coffee or cake) and I'm sorry you didn't! We were overwhelmed with more customers than we had anticipated at the time you came in today and there was a problem with your check reaching the...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent 4 nights in Edinburgh and started 3 days at the Red Kite. Friendly staff serving good strong coffee and good meals and baked goods. Located right at bus stops, this is a great place to begin your day.

Thank Frank N
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7 December 2018|
Response from carysk7 | Property representative |
Midday on weekdays and brunch until 4 at the weekends!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-8 Cadzow Place, Edinburgh EH7 5SN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 656 9005
  • E-mail
Freshly baked cakes and pastries, a seasonal inventive breakfast and lunch menu, Artisan Roast coffee and loose leaf teas - visit us in our spacious friendly cafe in the Abbeyhill neighbourhood for some delicious treats! We serve an eclectic weekend brunch - made to order. A business meeting or family day out? We got you covered! See you soon at the Red Kite Cafe!
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