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Picnic Basket

31 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
+44 131 667 9392
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
24 Oct 2017
“Descent sandwiches.. Basic Hygiene? ”
16 Feb 2017
“Amazing value sandwiches”
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Fast food, Deli
31 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely ladies that make descent sandwiches with bare hands + also handle the money + also clean around. I would score them 4 bubbles if in the above equation existed some gloves ;)

Thank gkullis
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great place for lunch on the move. The choices of fillings are endless and the sandwiches are super cheap. I would also recommend the soup. The service is very friendly and there is usually a queue out of the door which is undoubtedly a good...More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Popped in late afternoon on a Friday and the lady apologised that there weren't a lot of fillings left as it was the end of the week for them, but we still had lots to choose from! We had a white roll, massive, with fantastic...More

Thank ReginaFalange5
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is so much more than a sandwich shop, they have a wide range of constantly changing things, and the girls that run this shop are so helpful and are always happy to make your sandwich the way you want it. The picnic basket is...More

Thank WhyteLight
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This is a lovely little takeaway lunch place near the University of Edinburgh. I've been meaning to pop in for quite a while, so I'm glad I finally did. The sandwich selection is large, and vegetarians are certainly adequately covered by the choices on offer....More

Thank Bonzostar
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Truly fabulous wee sandwich shop with a superb range of breads and rolls and a really fresh tasty and interesting range of fillings! Now I'm a fussy git and I like what I like and I like it just so. Tuna mayo has to be...More

1  Thank Darthgill
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This is definitely the place to go if you would like to get a tasty sandwich. A wide variety of choices, everything I tried was just yummy, fresh, well presented and to a reasonable price Staff is very friendly and in general it beats Subway...More

Thank Eugene N
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Your typical coffee/sandwich shop which serves good, affordable 'on the go' food. They have a wide range of bread for you to choose from which is a plus point when compared to other sandwich shops in Edinburgh. Seats are limited, only 2 in fact, so...More

Thank Peng Yong S
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I visit Edinburgh 3 or 4 times a year and found this little gem a couple of years ago - I now make sure I head there whenever I am in the City and have never been disappointed. Food always great and never a long...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

A tiny little deli on west nicolson, this place is most definitely worth a visit for the hungry traveller. Large array of sandwiches to choose from with plenty of different breads and fillings to create your perfect lunch. The baguette I had was exceptional -...More

Thank tlfern
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
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Lunch, Breakfast
Open Hours
6:45 AM - 3:15 PM
6:45 AM - 3:15 PM
6:45 AM - 3:15 PM
6:45 AM - 3:15 PM
6:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 9392
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