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Cafe Truva Art College

52 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DW, Scotland
+44 131 629 5057
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
4 Mar 2018
“Nice place”
17 Oct 2017
“Great value”
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Cafe, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly
52 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DW, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

All the offerings sounded really nice. The place did not look very busy but apparently it was. It has an inner room as well as the room we were. As we had not much time to have a lunch we graciously ignored the fact that...More

Thank Kaccca K
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Went here once on our recent trip to Edinburgh.If you looking for cheap and tasty breakfast its good place to visit.Decor not in my taste but everybody got different.Staff very friendly and helpful .

Thank Waldek2013
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We originally thought this place was closed for good when we arrived (conveniently around the corner of our hotel), but it was only closed for a few days around the Christmas holidays. We were pleasantly surprised to see it open the other day, so we...More

Thank acchapp
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Went here twice on our recent trip to Edinburgh. Had bacon roll and coffee both times. £3 is great value and very tasty. Quick and friendly service too.

Thank AcetraceEssex
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for a delicious Turkish coffee and a pastry - both perfect! Only one table outside and it's not the prettiest street but on a summer morning I could easily have been in Cyprus or Turkey. Amazing!

1  Thank Robswindon69
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I'm going to have to come back here and try some more off their menu. Great food served swiftly is what most of us need at lunchtime and this venue ticks the boxes. Look forward to the next time.

Thank cafecritical
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Found this lovely Turkish cafe today. Really friendly service and quality of food was great. Prices reasonable too.

Thank dj m
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived here early Sunday morning for a spot of breakfast. Good selection on the menu and reasonably priced. Would recommend the bagel classic.

Thank Ciaran F
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I visited Cafe Truva for breakfast with my friend the morning after a particularly drunken night out. We came to this place from a perspective of pure convenience as it was so close to our hotel. The place was clean and the staff friendly however...More

Thank BeckyWalker92
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for quick breakfast. Turkish breakfast was good and excellent lattes. Service nice and not over crowded environment. Cozy and quaint. Would recommend!!

Thank Shirley F
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 5057
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