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57 Bath Street | Portobello Promenade, Edinburgh EH15 1HE, Scotland
+44 131 657 2636
08:45 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:45 - 21:30
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North East
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Over 2/3 of the menu is veggie but the entire menu will appeal to all. Really good seasonal sandwiches and meals, great selection of soft and alcoholic drinks . . .and the cakes are so tempting. We didn't have room for them, so make sure you do!

Thank NorthEastMe999
Edinburg, Texas
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wouldn't mind the prices so much if there was a level of generosity with what you get But i always feel here they want it both ways The customer to pay top dollar for what they get , while there is someone here paying very close attention to weights and measures Bacon butties with not quite enough bacon hot... More 

Thank Baltha Z
Melbourne, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I grew up in Edinburgh and then moved to Australia. I recently came back to visit and came across this café. Lovely staff, perfect portion sizes, delicious meals and a beautiful view! What more could you want. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank HannahLamond
Dundee, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely Saturday lunch at this cafe with stonking views of the sea and Porty Beach. Though we didn't have room for their fabulous selection of sorbets, we were very impressed with the choices available for non dairy and vegan customers. We all enjoyed warming winter veg soup and delicious focaccia. Mine was with four cheeses and charcuterie.... More 

Thank DEH65
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy smart eatery ,bit on the expensive side , soup poor hot water with couple of veg in salt water . Panini ok but who cannot make Panini . Lives on its location. Needs to provide better value and whole lot better quality

Thank Colin G
Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my third visit to this scenically situated beachfront café. Each time, I have been in the company of my adult children and infant grandchild. The multicultural staff are very welcoming to all and the food is fresh, generously served and original, with a very impressive selection of home-baked cakes if you have any room left for a dessert.... More 

Thank Sarah J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the soup of the day and a really nice garlic foccaccia with dried tomatoes and goat mozarella. Brilliant! Then came the best part: their organic ice-cream, which is local if I understood correctly. It was probably the best ice-cream I've had outside of Italy. Try the dark berry variety. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, and were there... More 

Thank Rares Cristian F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Way overpriced for what was essentially a peice of ham toasted with a slice of cheese and 2 rings of red onion. Would not return and do not recommend.

1 Thank maudey900
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I met here for a long overdue catch up over Coffees and Cake. The staff were friendly and welcoming, the views over the beach were delightful and we were served quickly and efficiently. The Strawberry Yoghurt Cake I had was tasty, if a wee bit dry and the coffees were good. The place seems to be very... More 

Thank NomadicKiwi1
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127 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely evening snack, in a beautiful setting, looking onto the beach.Service was fast and friendly, and a lovely atmosphere to sit and relax.

Thank erussell2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
08:45 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Bath Street | Portobello Promenade, Edinburgh EH15 1HE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 657 2636
The Beach House is a beach-side café on Portobello promenade (Edinburgh's Seaside). The cafe serves award winning Organic coffees, delicious breakfasts of croissants, scones or poached eggs & bacon; for lunch our menu includes sandwiches, panini, delicious salads and heart warming soups. We also offer a range of special breads – focaccia, seaweed; wholemeal and fresh baguettes. For afternoon tea, why not try our range of fabulous cakes.

From inside, customers look out onto the shimmering expanse of the Forth; seagulls wheeling, ships steaming, surf crashing, kids playing, its location is as good as it gets.

One reviewer put it 'The Beach House is simply café perfection'.

Come and find us on the Promenade at the foot of Bath Street, Portobello.

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