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Fatty Owls

33 Bread Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AL, Scotland
+44 131 281 2991
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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Deli, Healthy, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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33 Bread Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AL, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Double Tree so this was basically across the street and I should have discovered it much sooner in our visit. If I had, I'd have eaten here every day. Much cheaper than our hotel's restaurant - of course :) AND, delightful...More

Thank MissMcGehee
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you all for popping in, and for the excellent music recommendations . We had a lovely time taking care of you all and enjoyed our chat very much! We really hope you had a lovely week in Edinburgh, and thanks again for visiting us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really pleasant discovery around the corner from our hotel. Had a lovely chat with the proprietress. Everyone was so friendly on our trip, and she delivered in spades. Owls everywhere! Take out service but we chose to have our breakfast in the...More

Thank griffin1104
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for such a lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your breakfasts, hopefully the energy was enough to get you all the way to the top of Arthur's Seat! We are always happy to help in any way we can,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fatty Owls is a perfect place to stop for breakfast, brunch, or lunch before touring the castle, taking the Water of Leith walk, or touring some bookshops. Their menu includes tons of drink, breakfast, sandwich, soup, and smoothie options. My wife and I ordered lattes...More

Thank KECournoyer
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this lovely review! You are so kind, and we had a lot of fun serving and taking care of you guys. We are so glad you enjoyed everything, especially our Scottish Breakfast and Smoothies. Two of our favourite things! We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend. Found when looking for a place for breakfast close to our AirBNB. Great food and staff

Thank Margot C
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this review, and cheers for choosing independent businesses! Very much appreciated. See you again soon hopefully. Fatty Owls xx

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the off chance for lunch and it was a wonderful cafe with great friendly service and lovely food.

Thank Kay G
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving us this kind review. so glad you enjoyed everything! much appreciated !! Fatty Owls xoxox

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We found this by accident looking for somewhere to go for breakfast and it was a great find. Staff were so friendly, menu pretty extensive from healthy options to lots of different fried breakfast options. Food was delicious. Well worth a visit for anyone in...More

Thank RunCakeWine
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed everything during your visit with us. Thank you for supporting small businesses. very much appreciated! See you again soon hopefully! Fatty Owls xoxo

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Went here for a coffee then went back later for a roll and a couple of drinks, the food was good and the customer service was excellent very friendly staff who are happy to serve you and make you feel welcome 😀

Thank scott s
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this lovely review. see you again very soon hopefully ! Fatty Owls xox

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The lady at the front of house was so lovely and really made us feel welcome. I had the small breakfast and it was so nice and fresh and a big enough portion. Beautiful cafe, would highly recommend.More

Thank Jennifer J
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so much, Jennifer, for this lovely review! I had such a fun time taking care of you guys, and we're so glad you enjoyed everything! Hopefully see you next time you are in our neck of the woods!! Thanks again for supporting small...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Beautiful fresh tasty sandwiches. Soup Of the day was beautiful. Staff friendly and helpful. Will definitely go back and would not hesitate to recommend this place to friends and family

Thank Sarah P
Fiona G, Manager at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review! It was so nice to see you all again. Can't wait to see you next time you visit xox

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The service was very friendly. However, the sandwiches were not that great. The soup was fine. Also, this place has limited seating.More

Thank Traveler_Matthew
Fiona G, Owner at Fatty Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks for visiting us. Sorry to hear your sandwich was not too great, as our freshly baked bread is usually a big crowd pleaser. As you have left us very little in the way of details, I am unable to offer you a reason or...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Bread Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 281 2991
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