Best cafés around Tollcross and Bruntsfield

Best cafés around Tollcross and Bruntsfield

Falko (Konditormeister)

Cheese toasties, porridge and gluten-free treats are specialities at these wee South Side cafés


Student-centric Tollcross and residential Bruntsfield are well served with cafés and wee spots but we've picked these places for being a bit special, whether for their vegan food, their sourcing, their French-ness, or their devotion to cheese toasties.

181 Delicatessen
181 Bruntsfield Road, Bruntsfield, EH10 4DG
High-quality Bruntsfield deli/shop/café with a focus on sourcing great produce. | read our review of 181 Delicatessen

La Barantine
202 Bruntsfield Place, Bruntsfield, EH10 4DF
This bite-size café is a genuine taste of France and the perfect stop-off for a morning coffee and croissants. | read our review of La Barantine

Falko (Konditormeister)
185 Bruntsfield Place, Bruntsfield, EH10 4DG
An inviting place to stop for a pot of Viennese coffee and a generous slice of something sweet. | read our review of Falko (Konditormeister)

105 Fountainbridge, Fountainbridge, EH3 9QE
Cakes, pastries, porridge bowls in an urban yet rustic interior. | read our review of Fieldwork

80 Bruntsfield Place, Bruntsfield, EH10 4HG
This wee spot is devoted to cheese toasties – and that is a very, very fine thing indeed. | read our review of Meltmongers

Moon & Hare
167 Bruntsfield Place, Bruntsfield, EH10 4DG
Deliciously vibrant vegan and gluten-free Bruntsfield café. | read our review of Moon & Hare

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.