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Cafe Truva Royal Mile

Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ, Scotland
+44 131 556 9524
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“turkish coffee” (17 reviews)
“moussaka” (10 reviews)
“baklava” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my husband for breakfast and enjoyed a lovely bacon and cheese bagel and smoothie. Both were delicious and reasonably priced. My husband had a Scottish breakfast and I pinched half of his haggis because it was so tasty!

Thank lozncrag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Edinburgh at 10:00 am and we're waiting to get into our rental right next door. We were hungry and tired and popped in to eat and relax. The staff were very friendly and helpful. My family of four all ordered breakfast and...More

Thank Cathy P
Reviewed 14 March 2018

I pop in this cafe on the Royal Mile regularly and the quality of food and service is always excellent. The Cafe itself is very nicely decorated and in a very good location.It is a 'must see' for anyone walking along the Royal Mile.

Thank Nazmi O
E B, Owner at Cafe Truva Royal Mile, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Mr Nazmi O

Reviewed 14 February 2018

I had a delicious, satisfying lunch here, and the tea was also very good. It's very central but still has a cosy atmosphere.

Thank Remmy F
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Lunchtime visit was very good, Mediterranean fare was cooked well and authentically, service was good as was the atmosphere.

Thank DLTD72
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Stopped in for a quick snack lunch with some lovely and tasty toasted paninis. Absolute gem of a coffee with their strong java. Nice.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a coffee & cake. Coffee was good, strong but not bitter - although we asked for an americano & cappuccino but got a latte instead of the americano. Cakes were amazing, really enjoyed the baklava. It was quiet place late morning...More

Thank SDF1963
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Having walked the Royal Mile, we were in need of some refreshments & friend was in dire need of a scone!!! (only place we’d seen advertising them, will look harder next time). As we entered, the only other customers were leaving so it was quiet,...More

Thank SharonJT67
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

This cafe was bright and welcoming on a dull day. We popped in for coffee and were met with a friendly greeting. I had chai latte and baklava which were both delicious.

Thank Ki11eshin
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The Arabic Style Toasted Wrap with humus was delicious. The atmosphere was great, staff were friendly and the location as central as you can be.

Thank mustafadog1972
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 9524
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