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The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant

The Scottish National Gallery, The Mound, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 2EL
Restaurant info
Opening Information

MONDAY – SATURDAY
9am to 5.30pm
(Kitchen closes at 5pm)

THURSDAY
9am to 7pm
(Kitchen closes at 6.30pm)

SUNDAY
10am to 5.30pm
(Kitchen closes at 5pm)

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant

Hitlisted 2017/18 by The List Eating & Drinking Guide as well as Tiplisted for Afternoon Tea.

Award winning gallery cafe located within the Scottish National Gallery overlooking the beautiful Princes Street Gardens. Fresh seasonal Scottish produce using small local suppliers and growers.

Serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, high tea, Sunday roast and Sunday brunch.
Fantastic large terrace for al fresco dining in the summer months.

Available for private hire in the evenings

Afternoon Tea is served daily 15.00 - 16.15
High Tea is served Monday to Sunday 15.00 - 16.30

Cuisine: Scottish
Dress Code: Casual
Price point: $ $
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Visited On Sunday, 20 August 2017

This is a lovely brunch venue, in a great location. I would give a 5star review, but they were missing a key Scottish ingredient - the Aberdeen Buttery. This was part of several menu options, and (for me), replacement by toast didn't really cut it. However, the specialist porridge option was very good.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 August 2017

Excellent service and food with my family during a very busy Fringe Festival Sunday. Most impressed.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 August 2017

Had a very nice lunch here last week. Festival was on so very busy everywhere. Waitress was very efficient and friendly. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

The fish and chips were very greasy. Water had to be asked for twice.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant is a favourite of mine - lovely setting, great service and fabulous food. I'm a tour guide and always recommend the restaurant to my clients who are staying in Edinburgh.

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Visited On Friday, 18 August 2017

There were 4 of us. We all had a lovely relaxed lunch. The staff were exceptional.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 August 2017

On arrival, no one could find my booking. Fortunately there were tables available. Given that I had confirmed by e mail the previous day, I was a little surprised.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 August 2017

A very enjoyable lunch. Staff doing very well at such a busy time in Edinburgh.

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