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Word of Mouth Cafe

3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
+44 131 554 4344
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (29 reviews)
“croque” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was told by word of mouth from a friend to give this place a try this morning and how glad we did we went in at 11-30 am the place was busy ( a good sign) it’s small waited a few minutes for a table...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fayPerthScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small cafe totally lived up to its reputation, as the soup was as food as I have had anywhere and the cakes were outstanding.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a weekday brunch a few weeks ago. Great service, gluten free options and tasty food. Good value for money too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ShetlandLass22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing friendly tiny cafe, just a little step from 5 stars. Only the cold coming from the open door was a little bit annoying. Nevertheless, the food /drink experience was top notch.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Venca_123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a shame, because otherwise, I think I would've liked the place. It's a little cramped and they have more tables than really the area available should have, but it seemed popular at lunchtime. the food was well presented, well cooked and would've got a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic coffee , great atmosphere. Friendly. Veggie breakfast, good menu . Would highly recommend. Small cafe with charm .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lorrainesN6228XN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe is usually busy, but for good reason. Service is quite fast, all things considered, but what sets them apart is the down-to-earth, friendly staff that just make the cafe feel like somewhere to switch-off. The food is well made, coffees too. Can’t fault...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Navigator818889
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in her for a quick lunch, it was very busy however the service was still quick. The menu had a good selection of breakfast and lunch items. My father ordered the lemon chicken and I started the steak sandwich. Sadly didn’t find ether of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank W9454DXemilym
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been going to word of mouth usually once every month or two for a late breakfast lunch. The staff are very friendly and efficient and the venue makes a great use of its space. The interior is pleasant with nothing to fault. A personal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChilliGarlicGraham
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely massive brunch. Perfect hangover food after an Edinburgh sesh. Great wee place. Coffee was top notch aswel 👌

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 861rossp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 4344
  • E-mail
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