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Word of Mouth Cafe

#323 of 1,782 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
+44 131 554 4344
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming owner and friendly staff. Coffee is the best in Edinburgh, could sometimes be hotter but the taste is unbeatable. Eggs Benedict is great, my boyfriend loves the malteaser cake and the Croque Madame looks amazing.

Thank Juliet R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

customer service is great, the location is very central and the food is ok, not the best I've ever had but it's good. We found the cafe extremely hot to the point of unbearable, we will probably be back but on a colder day!

Thank Rsudsedin
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Charmingly unpretentious, despite the beautiful decor, 'Word of Mouth' is clearly run by people who care passionately about what they do. Food is exceptionally tasty and excellent value for money. The staff are very friendly and warm and extremely efficient. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank Kirsty M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Cozy place with small menu but good food. All in all a good bite on the way into center. Crepes and coffee are great.

Thank Max R
Omagh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice late breakfast after late night at festival. Food was excellent but had to tell them twice not to give me beans!!! Great food served quickly by friendly staff but café is a little cramped. Would benefit from maybe one less table to give more elbow room. Restaurant seemed to be very popular as we could not get a table... More 

Thank Greg M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This was close to our hotel whilst visiting the fringe and wow best bacon and egg sarnie in Scotland (maybe). The staff were very friendly and it was a nice little cafe. The only downside is the size and on our last day it was too busy and decided to go elsewhere. On the plus side it always seemed busy... More 

Thank Nick J
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I stopped in here for brunch on a Sunday morning and really enjoyed everything about it. They were packed but found me the last chair on the bar for me, then made sure that I got my food quickly so I wouldn't have to worry about catching my train. I had the yoghurt with granola and the eggs benedict, both... More 

Thank Mark B
Liverpool GB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had full breakfast one morning then eggs Benedict the next day. Both meals were very good and we would use again. Nice French bistro feel to it and all food cooked fresh. One for the future.

Thank Tompod
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of having breakfast in this quirky little cafe on a recent trip to Edinburgh, the food was great and I had the best cuppa I'd had for a while. I highly recommend this cafe.

Thank Louise m
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Nice start to the day for breakfast even though my crockery wasn't entirely clean and it was very cramped, but saying this the place was full so obviously popular and I enjoyed my tea and full English.

Thank Spencer S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A Albert Street | Leith, Edinburgh EH7 5HL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 4344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?