Honeycomb & Co

Honeycomb & Co
Honeycomb & Co
1 Merchiston Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4NP
  • Telephone 0131 228 4641
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 8.30am–5pm; Sat 8:30am–5:30pm; Sun 9am–5:30pm.
  • Seasonal times Dinner – during Festival
  • Bar open Mon–Fri 7.30am–6pm; Sat 8am–6pm; Sun 8am–6pm.
  • Food served Mon–Fri 7.30am–5pm; Sat 8am–5pm; Sun 8am–6pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.honeycombandco.com
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Bright and sunny addition to the Bruntsfield scene with strong breakfast options, cheerful lunches and homemade baking and ice-cream.

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In its enviably sun-soaked spot set back from busy Bruntsfield place, bright and cheery Honeycomb & Co blurs the distinction between café and bistro. Mornings see a concise breakfast menu, including choices like shakshuka, granola and avo toast. Lunch sees a handful of seasonally changing plates like macaroni, pho and lamb salad (if you’re lucky, the shakshuka may still be on for lunch). Apart from a Company Bakery sourdough, everything is made in-house including ice-cream whipped up in the discarded machines they found languishing in the basement. There’s a lot of experience and thought gone into this venture and it shows – not least in the pricing. That said, the confident, well-sourced food and sunny welcome means locals are positively buzzing about it.

The List's rating
7

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Jo Laidlaw visited Honeycomb & Co on 8 May 2017
  • High point: Lovely, warm welcoming vibe
  • Low point: It will be too expensive for some
  • Notable dish: Shakshuka with Store Company black pudding
  • Average price: £14 (lunch)
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables
  • Music on stereo: Pop
  • Capacity: 40 (18 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 10
  • Open since: 2017
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 12
  • House wine: 18 per bottle