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Pret a Manger

25 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN, Scotland
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“porridge” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, Fast food, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in to get out of the snow and feeling peckish. Had a lovely egg and sausage with French butter roll hot fresh and tasty with a delicious latte! Asked a member of staff a question couldn't do enough to help. Clean, swift service, nice...More

Thank trinni31
Reviewed 12 March 2018

really lovely creamy porridge and always great service and the food choices are great for lunch and breakfast and open on sunday unlike other stores which is so handy.

Thank dgibbs07
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Visited here for a late breakfast & there was't much left on the shelves so we had limited choice.I had a toastie which was pretty bland.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 20 February 2018

When hungry and grabbing something quickly, don't compromise on quality. The choices are informed and basically healthy, fresh and good coffee; with fast service which is a huge plus. Central on Castle Street if you are shopping, touring the centre or running for transport to...More

Thank CHUCHU63
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stopped here first thing in the morning to load up on coffee, tea, croissants and snacks to help us make it through our shopping day. Everything is organic, and/or all natural-it is my choice for tasty, healthy fast food on the go.

Thank angel87815
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This place is quite cosy, and in the center of the town. There are plenty of vegan and vegetarian options, whether you want a hot or a cold meal. They also serve many different drinks that can be made with non-dairy milk. The soups are...More

Thank Saphira A
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Discovered Pret’s porridge and I’m now a fan. Makes a great change from breads and let’s me kid myself I’m eating healthily.

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Even if we are not fans of fast food, we enjoyed a relaxing atmosphere and a good value for money offer. Coffee and hot food were more then decent, staff smiling and friendly, cleanliness ok. Vegan options available and fast free wi-fi. Not too bad...More

Thank cottonfioc
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Visited mid week for breakfast. I ordered a latte and bacon roll and I have to admit they tasted better than they looked. Some of the rolls which I chose not to eat seemed over cooked. I had to ask a server if what was...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I often jump in here for a crayfish and rocket sandwich and a coffee. Fabulous. Fresh and tasty, smiling staff and quick as you can get.

Thank Paulus Paradiddle
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
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