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Sugarhouse Sandwiches

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158 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DD, Scotland
+44 131 556 8730
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was good and the food was ok but the menu was limited as it was a weekend. The seating was also on an bumpy surface.

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Thank tiggywnk
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

So sorry we weren't as you expected. Most people visiting the historic Royal Mile, given the age of the buildings, are understanding about the floor. As a small family business we always try to meet customer's requests; I will follow up your comments with our manger. More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cosy little cafe. Lovely coffee and scones. Really friendly staff...the owner even left especially to go and get some soya milk as he'd just run out. Highly recommend.

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Thank Stefan W
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely words. We do hope you will come and see us again. More 

Nottingham
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125 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an eat in breakfast as we were in accommodation nearby on the Royal mile. The food is very good quality with homemade scones, cakes, roast veg, humus; if they can make it themselves, they do. There's 3-4 tables at the rear to eat in. Tea comes in a pot with leaf tea and a strainer. It makes... More 

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Thank NottsGirlsontour
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you. It is so lovely that you have commented on our home made products and leaf tea. We really appreciate your kind words and look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The soup was lovely and well prepared. Friends staff and the service was great. Love to come to this Tea Room everyday. Thanks

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Thank Suliana T
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sugarhouse Sandwiches stands on the Royal Mile amidst so many other eating places but I was attracted by the 'home made soup' notice in the window when I was looking for a simple, cheap but good lunch. Their soup was delicious and the atmosphere in this very small establishment was friendly, cosy and just what I was after. They were... More 

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Thank oxfordshocks
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you. We try our best to create a homely, cosy atmosphere and it is so lovely when visitors sense and enjoy this. We hope you will visit us again. More 

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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little cafe situated on the Royal Mile. The staff were extremely helpful catering for a larger group (8 people). The soups was home made and delicious and the sandwiches were fantastic. Very friendly staff too! Thanks

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Thank Richard G
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review of our wee cafe. We are so pleased you enjoyed our food and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Turton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stopped at this Royal Mile cafe recently while ambling through from the Scottish Parliament towards the Castle. It is a small place accommodating about 10 people. We sat adjacent to the the counter and initially only wanted a coffee but when we saw the cheese scones, that was it we had to give them a try. They were particularly... More 

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1 Thank RADCTurton
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it really is very much appreciated. My wife makes the scones using a traditional recipe using Scottish cheese, butter and milk, we are so pleased you liked them. We hope to see you again. More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had homemade soup and some sandwiches all were extremely tasty. The tomatoes ans coconut milk soup is super great. Service is excellent. The best coffee we had in Scotland.

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Thank dorongrossman
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you, your lovely words are greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I used to get coffees from here a couple of mornings a week, and the occasional scone (if they were ready), but I won't be back. I picked up my morning coffee (thinking it was really quick, but I'd been answering emails on my phone, so I didn't think much of it). When I stepped out into the street and... More 

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1 Thank Jenny W
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

Sugarhouse is a small, privately owned business, our livelihood and that of dependent staff relies so much on our good reputation, founded upon hard work providing excellent service and quality. We hold our customers in the highest esteem and are forever mindful that their repeated custom is essential for our income. It is so disappointing when, after many positive experiences,... More 

Bathgate, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Was just passing and saw the handwritten "Home made scones" sign so wandered in. I suddenly had a yearning for a cheese scone and a cuppa. Not a huge place but the scone I got was. Very nice too. I'm never in that part of Edinburgh much but next time I am, will make a point of stopping here again.... More 

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Thank HarryDev
Don1801, Owner at Sugarhouse Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you so much for calling in and then writing this truly lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 8730
Description
Exploring the Royal Mile in Edinburgh can be exhausting work: Discover a hidden gem where all the sandwiches come with personal attention and a smile! Sugarhouse Sandwiches A small, privately owned sandwich shop/café/deli. Artisan bread, fresh deli, scones and cakes, Artisan locally roasted coffee, home made soups.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Old Town

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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