We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Picnic Basket

31 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“fillings” (4 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Fast food, Delicatessen
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
31 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DB, Scotland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (12)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

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

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 PengYong
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
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I go here a lot because it is close to my university. The food is great and good value for money. The women who works there is so friendly, it's just the guy that I find so rude. The customer service from him is just...More

Thank Jadecasey
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Field
588 reviews
.02 km away
10 to 10 in Delhi
305 reviews
.10 km away
56 North
458 reviews
.09 km away
Sylvesters
210 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Surgeons' Hall Museums
889 reviews
.21 km away
Festival Theatre
274 reviews
.23 km away
The Meadows
160 reviews
.19 km away
University of Edinburgh
72 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Picnic Basket staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
Monday
06:45 - 15:15
Tuesday
06:45 - 15:15
Wednesday
06:45 - 15:15
Thursday
06:45 - 15:15
Friday
06:45 - 15:15
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
Description
http://maps.google.com/maps/place?oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Picnic+Basket+scotland&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Picnic+Basket&hnear=0x4861e2c403f2a19f:0xe7c1fad809c30714,Scotland,+United+Kingdom&cid=5115173522036655947
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing