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Tupiniquim

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Southside & Holyrood
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The Green Police Box | Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 7984 526884
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12:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 18:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Delicious gluten free pancakes. I find myself stopping to buy one whenever I'm passing. This is an absolute godsend for coeliacs who struggle to find safe gluten free food on the move. They also have a soya mix for those who are lactofree. Definitely worth a visit!

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in the bush
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy yummy gluten-free crepes with absolutely delicious fillings. The tastiest street food you can find in Edinburgh and actually genuine street food! Worth the queue and the wait for piping hot and completely fresh food.

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Thank zamcat
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent quality, good value & friendly street food stall in an old police box. Everything fresh & home made. Got a giant fresh crepe stuffed with spicy brisket, sweet potato, squash & salad. They do feijoada on Saturdays so we will be back.

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Thank John H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Brazilian friend back in the States asked me to check this weird little police box out and let her know if they're any good...I am SO happy she did. It has since become our favorite lunch spot on Saturdays. The crepes are gluten free and no matter what style you get them they are absolutely delicious. One crepe is... More 

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Thank Kylechild
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Absolute perfection, paid a visit to this Gluten Free food cart as my girlfriend has coeliac disease. It's ran by a mother & daughter duo, both of whom are friendly, helpful and polite. So, why does it rate so high? That's simply down to the amazing fresh cooked Brazilian food prepared before your very eyes. Portion sizes are generous, the... More 

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Thank Joe C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Deliberately looked for this hut having read about it on TripAdvisor. Well worth the visit. No indoor seating and a wait for the food as it's all cooked to order but well worth the wait. Tasty and hot. Friendly couple who run it. Glad we went.

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Thank PartTimer33
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The little box is a great spot for quick lunch! On a sunny day(apparently) the place is just great to grab a hot pancake. Prices are reasonable with quite big portion. Delicious and hot!

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Thank nati167
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

It is just a tiny stand with a few seats outside. The pancake is huge and tasty. Everytime I find it hard to go back to work after having such a big lunch.

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Thank Sunnyshi2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have come here a few times as I absolutely love this place. I usually get the pumpkin crepe (sweet potato, squash) and it is delicious, and is only about £5. You can request changes to the set crepes if you want a bit of a change, and they make it as mild or as spicy as you want. They... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

You cannot miss it: the Green Police Box at the top of Middle Meadow Walk. This is the place. The spot where you can find great street food ... great healthy Brazilian crepes. Last but not least, very friendly service. I really recommend "Tupiniquim".

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:00
Thursday
12:00 - 18:00
Friday
12:00 - 18:00
Saturday
12:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green Police Box | Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 7984 526884

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Southside & Holyrood

Neighbourhood Profile
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighbourhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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