Lochrin Square, 94b Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QA
  • Telephone 0131 228 9774
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 7.30am–5pm; Sat & Sun 8am–5pm.
  • Food served Mon–Fri 7.30am–3pm; Sat/Sun 8am–4pm.
  • Email
  • Website loudons.co.uk
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Bright, spacious and relaxed, Loudons is a great spot to watch the world go by over a leisurely brunch.

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Family-run Loudons in Fountainbridge serves tasty breakfast, lunch and all-day weekend brunch to the masses. The space accommodates everyone – informal business meetings, friends catching up, parents with little ones – with complimentary reads and comfy sofas up for grabs. The spacious, open-plan venue enjoys plenty of natural light through large windows with room dividers cleverly placed to break up the space. Cakes are baked in-house – take a peek at the bakers at work through the large window downstairs. Staff are attentive and smiley, the menus varied and interesting. Superfood pancakes (gluten and dairy-free) come stacked high, layered with haricot bean hummus and topped with black bean salsa, a strikingly green dish. The well-risen pancakes, golden and crispy on the outside, are aromatic with garlic, ginger and chilli. After a couple of mouthfuls, thoughts turn to the other pancake options and planning your next visit.

The List's rating






Tara Klein visited Loudons on 29 January 2018
  • High point: Fantastic for special dietary requirements
  • Low point: Weekends can be very busy
  • Notable dish: Superfood pancakes
  • Average price: £14 (lunch)
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Capacity: 100 (plus 50 outside when weather permitting)
  • Largest group: 6
  • Open since: 2011
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 3
  • House wine: £13.95 per bottle

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