Best for tea in Edinburgh

Best for tea in Edinburgh

Pekoe Tea

Cafés to seek out when you're in need of a good cuppa


Fancy a brew? From English Breakfast to Empress Grey, take tea – and cake (oh, go on then) – in one of these exquisite emporiums where bags are banned, the leaves are loose and the tisanes are artisanal. Chin-chin!

17 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JH
Charming tea room and antique shop serving and selling 80 fine teas in delightful surroundings. | read our review of Anteaques

Casa Angelina
42 London Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6LX
Vintage-style café with excellent cakes, tea and one of the best afternoon teas in town. | read our review of Casa Angelina

The Early Bird Coffee & Tea House
39 Home Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9JP
This inviting space pays loving attention to loose leaf tea, coffee and a small but beautiful lunch, food and cake selection.
Read our review of The Early Bird Coffee & Tea House

41 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1EP
A basement café that's a tea drinkers delight where brews are served to exacting specifications, also with a new tea shop at 111 Rose Street. | read our review of Eteaket

Pekoe Tea
20 Leven Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9LJ
A tea-lover's dream, dedicated to the art of enjoying the humble leaf in all its glory. | read our review of Pekoe Tea

Rosevear Tea
100 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4ES
This Bruntsfield tea house offers quality loose leaf teas and sweet bites. | read our review of Rosevear Tea

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

24th Edition published April 2017. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.