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#924 of 1,831 Restaurants in Edinburgh
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46 Constitution Street | leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 554 9873
08:00 - 17:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breafast here one morning whilst staying at the nearby Malmaison Hotel. The breakfast menu offers the usual Bacon and Egg menu, but there were some other Moorish variety as well. The cafe had a nice friendly bohemian feel about it, friendly staff, and keen prices. Our only slight quibble was that our plates were too full, in that... More 

Thank beck_hoose
Level Contributor
23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an extended family we visited this establishment in the Leith area of Edinburgh for lunch Both service and food were very good although on our visit not all choices were available due to many dishes being freshly prepared and therefore on some occasions may have sold out The menu was quite varied and would appear to be ideal for... More 

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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

For soup, sandwiches and snacks this place is great. Unpretentious and serving freshly made food. Great for just a coffee or a light lunch.

Thank rosebayfind
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262 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Nice spacious and bright cafe . Open for breakfast , coffee, lunch. French toast with bacon was fine but bacon could have been crispier. Bit of a mix up with the coffee but quickly fixed. Would try again for coffee and cake.

Thank Joanne M
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Open until 5 but cannot serve coffee at 4.30 as 'already cleaning machine'. The Print Works next door do a lovely coffee and will now have my future business.

Thank Surfer65
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love Rocksalt, the best place to have lunch. Great choice of food, good value, everything is delicious and staff are super friendly and efficient!

Thank Ula T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Rocksalt is a cafe situated in the heart of Leith. Edinburgh's old port (where incidentally the queen's ship Britannia is docked.) Rocksalt has been open for a few years but since their recent refurbishment it's improved big time. You can go there for a coffee or breakfast from 8am and sit until you're totally happy stomach and taste bud wise.... More 

Thank jimtrish219
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is my favourite place for lunch when I'm in Leith. The staff are always very welcoming and friendly and make a point of asking how we are. The food is excellent quality and the coffee is always delicious. Rocksalt is dog friendly too. We have been taking our German Shepherd with us to Rocksalt since she was a puppy... More 

Thank ross5894
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Stayed in Leith overnight for a trip to the theatre. Found Rocksalt on Sunday morning looking for breakfast for 5 of us. Great find. Food cooked to order. Delicious. Good selection of teas and coffees and fabulous cakes. Staff were very friendly . Would reccomend to friends and would revisit.

Thank scottishtraveller96
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I like Rocksalt a lot and go there for lunch quite often. There is plenty of competition in the area but it has a nice feel to it, the food is fresh and tasty and it is always interesting. My only caveat is that if you go a peak times the staff do seem to get a bit swamped and... More 

Thank Johnboyblue

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Constitution Street | leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 9873

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