Best cafés around the University and Meadows
Where to head for coffee and snacks around Edinburgh University and the Meadows
Young professionals mix it with the students and academics over single-origin coffee, free-from baking and even bacon rolls in between lectures, or when it's too early/cold for cider on the Meadows, at these cafés and wee places around the university.
August_21 Coffee House
89 Causewayside, EH9 1QG
Cool little neighbourhood cafe serving colourful sandwiches, free-from baking and good coffee.
facebook.com/August21CoffeeHouse | read our review of August_21 Coffee House
Earthy Market Café
33–41 Ratcliffe Terrace, EH9 1SX
The Causewayside original outpost of calm and wellbeing promoting seasonal, local, organic and free-range eating.
earthy.co.uk | read our review of Earthy Market Café
Peter's Yard Café Quartermile
27 Simpson Loan, EH3 9GG
Lovely light-filled space with loads of outdoor seating, due to rebrand to Söderberg at some point this summer.
petersyard.com | read our review of Peter's Yard Café Quartermile
Victor Hugo Delicatessen
26–27 Melville Drive, EH9 1LP
Lively, classic deli-café-takeaway on the edge of the Meadows with a firm focus on the nicer things in life.
victorhugodeli.com | read our review of Victor Hugo Delicatessen