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Rocket Cafe

41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4DR, Scotland
+44 131 447 0377
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“club sandwich” (9 reviews)
“tray bakes” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4DR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit there and the menu was very extensive and it was clear that all were freshly made on site. It was not supervising that the cafe was very popular as the staff were also very friendly and the service was as...More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely lunch spot in Morningside using great fresh ingredients! Staff always friendly too! Lovely to sit by the window and people watch!

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Looking for somewhere to eat on a Sunday afternoon, we stumbled across Rocket Cafe and what a find! Staff were wonderful and a fabulous choice for us vegetarians. Will definitely be back.

Thank 224christinej
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Breakfast is served here until 12:30 which makes it a perfect choice for brunch. Menu is a good size, sandwiches, etc. are prepared fresh in front of you. Great for a coffee and cake stop too. Came here for my birthday brunch, there is plenty...More

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This was suggested by my brother who regularly visits. Cool wee place and was packed! The food was delicious and great portion! I had the Thai chicken Asian burrito! Wow big, tasty and packed with lots! Highly recommend and will be back for sure!

1  Thank cenny07
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Excellent lunch, been several times, bit of a favourite. Excellent menu and varied vegetarian options.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Most times order the Wahaca club that I can highly recommend, Burrito is excellent also. Have never had a single negative experience here. Only thing I can say that eating in is a little too expensive.

Thank KyleRandolfski
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on a wet Saturday for a late lunch. Staff very friendly and helpful with gluten free options available. Served promptly, soup nice enough and toasted sandwich tasty although both of us felt like the salami was chewy. Lots of options on offer, reasonable...More

Thank Catriona C
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Good salads and coffee. Try the polenta cake, it's heavenly! A little bit over priced imo but a nice vibe.

Thank Juliaeats
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to Rocket for a few years. When I visited in the past, I thought it was good - decent soup, rolls etc. I fell out of the routine of going, as over time you try other places. However, I was passing and...More

1  Thank fletcher771
Applesn, Owner at Rocket Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your review. I am absolutely gutted to hear you didn't enjoy your visit to Rocket. We've been here 9 years now and it's changed a lot over time, sorry to hear you felt it was for the worse. The chairs and tables...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4DR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 447 0377
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