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Leo's Beanery

23A Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF, Scotland
+44 131 556 8403
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (58 reviews)
“croque” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Healthy, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23A Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I still crave that toasted banana bread with berry compote and yogurt. Leo’s also has free wifi, so I found it to be a great place to eat and get work done.

Thank MeggyFin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well, this was a pretty fabulous brunch. Good strong coffee, with a fabulous bowl of porridge with nuts, fresh fruit & cinnamon. The Child had a cream cheese, spinach & avocado bagel with pesto - every last bit went. Service prompt & friendly. Toilets clean...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Leo's in 2010 on our last visit to Ed. and really liked the way the cafe had been recently set up. It has changed, but it's even better! Made special trip for breakfast on our first day and returned for lunch on...More

Thank chasaroodle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this cafe whilst we were staying in Edinburgh on holiday. After reading the positive reviews online we decided to go here for brunch and enjoyed it so much we went back a second time! The smoked salmon and bacon was especially note-worthy and...More

Thank Turntsnaco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little cafe with god food and nice coffee, friendly and quiet. Pricerange average. Would visit again.

Thank Jenniewren1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite coffee shops. Lovely choice of home cooked food and cakes. Really enjoy their pate and soups. I can also recommend the breakfast. Nice staff and a comfy place to chill down in the basement in the new town.

Thank allysondoha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful staff and a lovely setting the only disappointment was my scone was a little well fired for my liking!

Thank NicoleDron108
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We visited a couple of times while staying in Edinburgh as our first visit was so good. The coffee was brilliant and the breakfasts were amazing!! Missing the banana bread already

1  Thank Lizzie T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Leo's is a fantastic place to start your day. Wonderful coffee (and we are coffee snobs), and even better food! Try the granola and the scones -- both the croque mon scone and the fruit scone with jam. Love love love - will be back...More

1  Thank Celeste P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at this popular local lunch/tea place. We had a salad, soup, croque mc'scone and lemon and thyme chicken sandwich. The food was home made and delicious. The coffee was excellent. Unfortunately we were too full for the tempting looking cakes.

1  Thank Karen C
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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23A Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 8403
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