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$$ - $$$Cafe, , British
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
+44 131 629 6284
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
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Cafe, Scottish, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Late with review but just had to say what a dear cafe this is. Did not feel awkward being with my dog the girls were super friendly and made a fuss of Boo a Boston terrier as did fellow diners. Would definitely go back and...More

Thank DA364
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would highly recommend Piecebox if you were holding a dinner for a fundraiser or special event. Everyone at my function said the meal was delicious and dint feel short changed with the portions. Well done to all involved.

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food; great coffee, great service. It gets really busy....because it's so good, but they serve you quickly (and don't rush you out either), so it's worth waiting if the place is full.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy going to Piecebox for coffee and I've been meaning to go there for lunch for a while after seeing that they have vegan options. However, I was pretty disappointed! The tacos shells and filling tasted pretty dire and I'm not sure why they...More

Thank Lara W
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Staying with a friend just down the road, we went for a hearty breakfast before a long day at the fringe. We both had Scottish breakfasts which was excellent, catered well for my Gluten free wife. The coffee is also excellent, the cakes look really...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying close by in an airbnb and piece box was recommended but we only finally made it in on our last morning, regretfully, because I'm sure we would've been in every morning if we'd have known how nice the place was!! I loved...More

Thank lucyaucks
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Always one of my options when it comes to a nice brunch. This place is such a cute find and I often visit with my friends for a catch up.

Thank sarahren000
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast here with my boyfriend. I had pancakes with maple syrup and strawberries and a pot of tea. My boyfriend had the full Scottish breakfast. The portion sizes were great for the price. The staff were lovely and came over for a...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I come here often. It's a busy little cafe but the menu is varied and the food is lovely. Service isn't slow at all and it appears to cater to all demographics from students to mums and babies. It's nice to have a place like...More

Thank Saltychip
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Really not great. Slow service, breakfasts sound fresh, healthy and delicious but mine was far from it. We oedered a veggie breakfast, sweet potato fritters and a hummus club sandwich. Veggie breakfast: awful, over sone and crunchy. Everything tasted of oil. Herb tomato was just...More

Thank ElouiseM21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, 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 - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 6284
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Piecebox cafe and bakery is based in Polwarth, Edinburgh. Our big things are fresh, home made goodies, a wide selection of gluten free and Vegan options too, top notch coffee and a great outside catering service. We are fully Licensed also, so you can relax with a refreshing drink.
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