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187 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh EH6 5LQ, Scotland
+44 131 554 5537
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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European, British, Fusion, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
187 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh EH6 5LQ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the most amazing breakfast at the Aurora and just made it in time before they were fully booked!! Everything was very fresh and cooked to perfection. Particularly appreciated the care and attention paid to the presentation of the food. Tea and coffee lovely...More

1  Thank SHARON K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Been here a few times now mainly as the coffee is so good. Decided to stay for breakfast and was not disappointed. The food is fresh and very tasty. Staff are friendly and accommodating to any requests. Will definitely be back

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined in Aurora this weekend unbeknown to us it was a Supper Club 'taster menu' as a coeliac ( gluten free) and pescatarian the menu posed some problems...within 2 minutes, in consultation with the incredible chef we were offered a fish dish - sea...More

1  Thank Kirsty Maggi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read excellent reviews of this restaurant on Trip Advisor and other sites. So, my wife and I booked lunch for Tuesday 2 October. It is a small restaurant but I am glad that we booked as it was extremely busy. The word has...More

2  Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my family and enjoyed a delicious Peruvian ceviche and other plates. Great service and food!!!!

1  Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here on Sunday. Reserved a table in advance. Good selection of breakfast options. Opted for the chorizo egg bake. Was good but didn’t blow my mind! Flat whites were good! Good service!

Thank nolanar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great value for money, food was just brilliant. Each dish we ordered was beautifully made. Cooked to perfection! Good atmosphere. Staff were friendly and service was very quick! Nothing to fault. Will be returning very soon!

Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner. I love how the menu is very flexible. You can either have a dish to yourself with a side or order a few and share. We ordered some dishes to share. We don’t eat meat and there was plenty to choose...More

1  Thank coolcooljl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for dinner based on the reviews we read on Trip Advisor. First, note that it is a small, nondescript place that you would likely not pay attention to if you walked by. Also, it is small and so if you are inclined to...More

Thank Otto W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really nice selection of sharing dishes, wine and had good service. Cauliflower cheese croquette sides are great! All at a very reasonable price.

Thank Donald P
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Chloe R
November 27, 2017|
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hello Chloe! Yes, we are dog friendly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh EH6 5LQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 5537
  • E-mail
Aurora is a small cafe-restaurant in the heart of Leith. Join us for breakfast, lunch, or just a coffee break - or book the venue for your dinner party! CLOSED ON MONDAYS TUESDAY 9am - 5pm WEDNESDAY 9am-5pm THURSDAY 9am-5pm FRIDAY 9am - 11pm SATURDAY 9am-11pm SUNDAY 9am-5pm Licensed restaurant Dogs welcome
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