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101 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DJ, Scotland
+44 131 466 2033
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (57 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (88 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, European, British, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
101 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this place so much . Whenever I get chance I go to papii for breakfast . Waffles with maple syrup is to die for . Can’t wait to go again.

Thank warnock4444
Reviewed 4 days ago

My boyfriend and I stopped by this cafe after reading all the bright reviews it had on here and we were thoroughly disappointed. After a short wait outside, we were seated in a tiny corner of the restaurant where the table still had crumbles from...More

Thank ctjade
Reviewed 5 days ago

Always great coffee, does a range of delicious brunch options and always lovely staff. Eat here fairly regularly and never disappointed. One of the best independent cafes in the centre.

Thank joanieraisin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had our breakfast two days in a row att papiis and I must say, it was one of the top breakfast places ever! We had waffles with bacon, maple syrup and strawberries and egg Benedict/Royale, smoothies and coffee. Everything tasted heavenly and the atmosphere...More

Thank Patrick N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for breakfast back in November after a recommendation from a friend. We were not disappointed! The food was delicious, we had eggs benedict and then shared some pancakes with banana. The coffee was lovely and we loved how cute...More

Thank NatMac321
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wee cosy place for breakfast and they serve amazing waffles. You probably have to wait for table but it's worth the wait .

Thank emmasneddon88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each time we came, it was full and the waiter would tell you that we need to wait at least 20 minutes for a table. The food looks delicious and the price is reasonable consider to the location. I hope the owner will expend it...More

Thank SyafiqAfham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a small place and we had a short wait to get a table, but it was well worth it. Eggs benedict was delicious - arrived surprisingly quickly and was lovely and hot. Great breakfast option

Thank juliedson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really cosy little spot for breakfast and amazing waffles! You will probably have to wait for a table but it’s worth it. Very pleasant staff!

Thank AllyMc25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rocked up on a very busy shopping day in December, people were literally queuing out of the door. We were seated quickly and by a super relaxed and happy lady. You could tell they were busy but she took time to seat us, check...More

Thank Dandeireland
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Questions & Answers
Helen B
6 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Sonam G | Property representative |
Yes we are!
Sophie E
12 December 2017|
Response from Sonam G | Property representative |
Yes we do. Thanks
Ashleigh W
27 November 2017|
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Response from Sonam G | Property representative |
Hi We only do eggs till 11..30 Monday to Friday, but all other brunch food all day ! Saturday and both Sunday we do all days eggs. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 466 2033
  • E-mail
This is a relatively new cafe in Edinburgh- opened last year. Not sure why it doesn't have its own page yet as it's very popular. Breakfast Brunch, good coffee, lots of homemade food, scones. open 7 days.
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