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Falko

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185 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4DG, Scotland
+44 131 656 0763
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:30 - 18:00
Wed - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 08:30 - 18:00
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Edinburgh
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went one Sunday for an early brunch and wasn't disappointed. Great food served by attentive and helpful staff. We didn't feel rushed, and they helpfully reserved a loaf of spelt bread for us to take away once we'd eaten. Recommended.

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Thank LittleMissShoes
On the road again
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577 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a Germany bakery as Scotland struggles with great bakeries which are hard to find. This one is good but get there early. Located at a tram stop so east 2 get 2. the Doctor hit me with a helpful vote.

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Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Belfast, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday morning, place was packed and a queue waiting to be seated. Glad we stayed as the eggs benedict were delicious and coffee top notch, the staff are really friendly, felt a bit sorry for them as they had to serve food whilst clambering over various dogs and customers kids, this policy of allowing pets... More 

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Thank Hambear
Lafayette, Colorado
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107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I dropped in because we had time to spare, and that was fortuitous because we needed time to wait. The food was very good and worth waiting for.

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Thank Bob S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Falko's staff were so friendly - we arrived before they were open but they let us come in and sit down anyway. There is a great breakfast menu and the coffee is excellent. It was good value and you can buy delicious breads, cakes and jam to take away.

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Thank 535family
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

A well staffed attractive coffee house with consistently good baking from their own original cafe and bakery in Gullane. Not the cheapest but nothing like it. Lots of staff to manage what can be a busy wee place.

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Thank Karl S
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

To be honest I just didn't expect to be taken to a German bakery/cafe in Edinburgh! But I was and it was really very good! Coffee was to a high standard, and the food was full of flavour. A little busy at lunchtime on Sunday - but thats a good thing obviously! Staff quite relaxed - my observation would be... More 

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Thank Robin B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

On the way back from the town decided we needed a wee refreshment. Stopped of a Falko's for a coffee and a hot chocolate. Probably the best hot chocolate I have ever had. We shared an apple strudel which was so big we didn't finish it. Not the first time we have stopped here and it will definitely not be... More 

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Thank Jim F
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have given Falko a final chance! Every single time we have been in the last 3 months there has been some kind of problem, ranging from very slow-service, not enough staff, cafe open but not ready to serve and finally today, we tried to go for breakfast and were told the kitchen's closed with no other explanation. Why bother... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Friday at 4.00, which meant I could a table to myself in this busy cafe. Table service, with fine selection of cake and the 'Falko' brew coffee is superb.

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Thank 61IanF2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4DG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 656 0763

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?