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$$ - $$$Cafe, British,
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
+44 131 629 6284
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“cakes” (25 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Polwarth Crescent, Edinburgh EH11 1HW, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best eggs Benedict on the planet...total respect to the Chef, and all the staff. All washed down with healthy cuppa tea..definitely be back.

Thank onceuponatime2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

after visiting several time, today was the last time! The food has always been excellent, although overpriced. It depends who is working, whether you have great service or terrible one.Today was the worst I have ever experienced anywhere in the world. There are also several...More

Thank mel w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love piece box and visit every 2 weeks. Good quality food with a wide range of gluten free foods beyond offering you a salad!

Thank jennyfer-me
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is such a great spot in Edinburgh and is always relatively busy when I visit. As soon as you walk through the door the staff are friendly and attentive, you never feel rushed or like a problem. Drinks are served promptly and the food...More

Thank GSCOTT95
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Had not been to Piecebox for a long time and decided to pop along for lunch today, I was not disappointed! Thankfully it’s wasn’t as busy as I feared and the menu has expanded and improved since I was last there, it was tricky to...More

Thank McRees
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Arrived at 13.10 p.m. it was very busy ordered Americano coffee & Mac n Cheese with chorizo coffee arrived 5 mins later but had to leave at 13.45 as no mac n cheese arrived a couple who arrived after me received their meal but I...More

1  Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The adorable furnishings of this tucked away cafe are only overshadowed by it’s lovely staff and amazing all-day brunch food! We had their pancakes with maple syrup, and there was no problem adding bacon off menu! Great portions and prices, fantastic flavours

Thank katiemox
Reviewed 15 March 2018 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 28 February 2018

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 22 February 2018

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
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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
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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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