Brunch in Edinburgh

The 7 Best Brunch Spots In Edinburgh

Brunch In Edinburgh is one of the greatest meals to enjoy in this gorgeous Scottish city. The perfect way to kick off the weekend with some great food and a few sneaky cocktails with friends.

There is an abundance of choice here, so we set out to find the very best spots. Fear not: you will be eating some of the best eggs, bacon and creative dishes in the city.

All you need to do is round up some friends, work up an appetite and pick one of these seven best places for brunch In Edinburgh

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1. Toast

As the name suggests, they place a special emphasis on toast – but it’s a wonderful sourdough bread. The toppings include avocado, eggs and also a shakshuka that is makes the perfect dunking material.

The menu is classic, the prices reasonable and the service super friendly. A lovely place to sit and enjoy time with friends.

Brunch in Edinburgh

2. Finn & Bear

Wonderfully inventive cooking all week long but they really come into their own with the brunch menu. So many great dishes to choose from, but the waffles are something truly special.

They also make great cocktails so settle in with some friends and linger for a couple of drinks after the tasty food.

The best waffles for brunch in Edinburgh

3. Urban Angel

They place huge emphasis on sourcing the very best ingredients and it shows in all their final dishes. With produce this good they keep things simple and their cooking is a delight.

With great coffees, juices and smoothies you’ll quickly become a regular here.

4. Ostara

When it comes to brunch cooking this small cosy restaurant takes things to a whole new level. Every dish feels like it is a work of art that is nearly too good to eat. Nearly!

Along with some incredible home baking and delicious sweet treats this is the perfect place to spoil yourself. Off the charts good.

Brunch in Edinburgh

5. The Pantry

The focus on brunch and lunch and deliver them both with aplomb. So many inventive and exciting dishes to choose from, but the French toast is an absolute must if you fancy something sweet.

Great coffee and friendly staff mean you’ll be staying for quite a while.

6. Loudons

Loudons do a fantastic all day brunch which features some of the best poached eggs in the city.

Their hot smoked salmon and poached eggs topped with chipotle coriander sauce and Cajun spiced crayfish (pictured below) is one of the greatest brunch treats you will ever taste.

Add in some great gluten free cakes and this place has it all.

Brunch in Edinburgh

7. Mums Great Comfort Food

They serve their breakfast menu here until 12pm daily, which makes it the ideal brunch spot any day of the week.

As the name suggests they are all about the comfort food so make sure you come with an appetite. The “Mum’s Classic” (pictured below) will set you up for the day and cure absolutely any hangover.

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