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€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
+44 131 629 6284
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  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
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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 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 12 February 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

Thank Morganne I
Audrey T, Owner at Piecebox, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 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 29 January 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
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I had a really good vegetarian breakfast and my dog was given a bowl of water and some sausage. Both very pleased :)

Thank Markw1664
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Very friendly and homely cafe. The staff were working hard to effectively manage a busy service but were still very friendly. All the food was good, but the chocolate brownie was excellent. I especially enjoyed these as they tasted of chocolate and nuts and not...More

Thank CatTopsy
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We enjoyed brunch here on Sunday - the full breakfast was very good. My daughter found the pancakes a bit heavy but we were delighted to find such a great place to eat which welcomed our dog too!

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I've had here my first scottish breakfast.. so nice! I loved your smooties too and the cappuccino was so italian!!!

Thank eli9llo
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:30
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
  • E-mail
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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