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Maxi's

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Neighbourhood:
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Cafe, British, Scottish
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33 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HX, Scotland
+44 131 343 3007
Today
08:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excelent cakes especially the gluten free which normally taste like cardboard but these are delicious and moist. best i've ever had. staff friendly and attentive.

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Thank David & Mary A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here on Saturday and were lucky enough to get a table, its always busy and you cant book or really wait so it can be a bit hit and miss. You order at the service desk which was fine with us both going for the poached eggs and local bowers sausages. The food came in very good... More 

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Thank PMC8018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maxi's is a great place for brunch/ lunch. They offer a range of breakfast dishes and the soups are amazing. The cafe has a great atmosphere and is always packed. Highly recommend!

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Thank LaurenFalla
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited this place in a group of 4 after walking around Stockbridge all morning so we were ravenous. Two of us went up to order and then sat down. The waiter said he'd hold our orders till our other two friends had ordered so our food would all come together. However, the first two orders came out and then our... More 

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Thank Jennifer L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Visited with a couple of friends for a light lunch today. Drinks served immediately but after nearly 30 minutes enquired when the food might arrive. Told there was a backlog. Another 10 minutes went by before the food finally arrived, without apology I might add. Come on, clearly they'd just forgotten! A bowl of soup, a bacon roll and a... More 

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Thank Colin J
Windsor UK
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I knew Maxi's really well - before it changed hands and am pleased to report I think I like it even better now. certainly the decor is funkier.

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Thank LAScotty
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Managed to manoeuvre past some people on a bench to get a seat. Nice and cosy! Shared a nice bench with some people and were seen to without much of a wait, despite it being very busy. My partner and I both went for breakfast options with my partner going for spicy eggs (which were delcious, could have done with... More 

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Thank NatalieL218
Bath, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Busy place that serves a good variety of breakfasts from the healthy to the not so healthy! Interesting decor too as located in an old fish shop - evidenced by the remaining tiles on the walls. Really liked the flavour of the coffee too. My only criticism was the price. At over £11 with my coffee - I thought it... More 

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Argentona, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We choose a mug soup of the day (cauliflower and vegetables) with smoke salmon, cream cheese and spinach in a bagel. Grilled chicken, handmade pesto, natural tomato, grilled cheddar cheese in a panini. We had an amazing strawberry brownie cheesecake with a cappuccino to finish...

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1 Thank sonninke
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Funky little cafe with a small menu but lots of flavour. Dinner was great, thoroughly enjoyed the popcorn as a complimentary starter. Breakfast was busy & slow service with no tea (?!) as sold out however the granola & smoothie was YUMMY! Love that dogs are welcome :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Phone Number: +44 131 343 3007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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