Honeycomb & Co

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Honeycomb & Co
Honeycomb & Co
1 Merchiston Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4NP
  • Telephone 0131 228 4641
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 8.30am–5pm; Sun 9am–5pm.
  • Seasonal times Longer in festival
  • Food served Mon–Sat 8.30am–5pm; Sun 9am–5pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.honeycombandco.com
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Bright and sunny addition to the Bruntsfield scene with strong breakfast options, cheerful lunches and honeyed homemade baking and ice-cream.

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With sunshine yellow seats and a picture-perfect cake counter, this is indeed a sweet spot among the throng of Bruntsfield eateries. Equally tempting breakfast and lunch menus mean that Honeycomb & Co really is buzzing all day. Inspired French toast and bacon, with a sticky chilli jam, generous pepperings of spices, seeds and tahini yoghurt, is served happily morning and noon. The sweet-toothed have the happy choice of a chocolate cardamom honey bun or pistachio, carrot, and coconut morsels. Owner Ian D’Annunzio-Green’s affiliation with ethical business Plan Bee makes for an obvious focus on the sweet stuff but savoury options are no less creative. Take the popular North African dish of shakshuka, which can be made into a shak and black with the addition of black pudding. Hospitality is competently professional but exudes warmth, both from the attentive staff and details like baskets of hot-water bottles at the door for al fresco diners.

The List's rating
7.8

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Hannah Jefferson visited Honeycomb & Co on 30 January 2019
  • High point: Beautiful baking to make the mouth water
  • Low point: Quality food inevitably comes at a higher price
  • Notable dish: Shakshuka – Spicy North African tomato and pepper stew topped with poached egg
  • Average price: £14.50 (lunch)
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Capacity: 40 (18 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 10
  • Open since: 2017
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: 18 per bottle

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