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$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
+44 131 629 6284
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great spot in Edinburgh and is always relatively busy when I visit. As soon as you walk through the door the staff are friendly and attentive, you never feel rushed or like a problem. Drinks are served promptly and the food...More

Thank GSCOTT95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had not been to Piecebox for a long time and decided to pop along for lunch today, I was not disappointed! Thankfully it’s wasn’t as busy as I feared and the menu has expanded and improved since I was last there, it was tricky to...More

Thank McRees
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Arrived at 13.10 p.m. it was very busy ordered Americano coffee & Mac n Cheese with chorizo coffee arrived 5 mins later but had to leave at 13.45 as no mac n cheese arrived a couple who arrived after me received their meal but I...More

Thank Tommy W
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

The adorable furnishings of this tucked away cafe are only overshadowed by it’s lovely staff and amazing all-day brunch food! We had their pancakes with maple syrup, and there was no problem adding bacon off menu! Great portions and prices, fantastic flavours

Thank katiemox
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

My sister and i came here for breakfast and had the porridge, its a big portion but we absolutely loved it. We loved the decor and the staff where really friendly. They had no problem at all when I asked to take some of my...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed February 28, 2018

I've been meaning to write a review on Piecebox for ages. I first visited Piecebox by chance when I first moved to Edinburgh in 2016 and it has been my go to brunch place ever since. The menu has a wide choice, but the full...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed February 22, 2018

I've been here a few times for breakfast and lunch. Good service and lovely home made meals. Definitely will return and on my list of restaurants to go to.

Thank Denise8760
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I went for a city break with my friends and we found a nearby cafe called Piecebox. On arrival we were warmly welcomed by friendly staff and immediately fell in love with the abstract decor. The environment was inviting and had a fantastic atmosphere, great...More

Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

We were made to feel unwelcome on arrival. We indicated preference for a table in the corner as we had a baby with us but were told that would inconvenience another table, so we were on the back foot straight away. I could see the...More

1  Thank Morganne I
Audrey T, Owner at Piecebox, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Good afternoon Morganne, I'm disappointed that you feel you didn't have a good experience here. We make a point of saying hello to all guests as they come in. The table you requested hadn't been cleared and my very experienced member of staff offered you...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

I came with a couple of friends whilst up visiting for the weekend and thoroughly enjoyed it, the staff were lovely and extremely attentive even though it was very busy, and the food was ace. Best thing about it though was the berry smoothie, absolutely...More

Thank MarthaGibbons
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 6284
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Piecebox cafe and bakery is based in Polwarth, Edinburgh. Our big things are fresh, home made goodies, a wide selection of gluten free and Vegan options too, top notch coffee and a great outside catering service. We are fully Licensed also, so you can relax with a refreshing drink.
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