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La Cerise

Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 555 6065
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
“bacon roll” (3 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go for lunch, either sit in or takeaway. Really liked the informal atmosphere, the range of dining options, the friendly staff and the value for money. A three filling hot panini, a massive piece of cake and a drink, all for under...More

Thank DavidDundonald
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We cannot recommend this great lunch/coffee spot in Leith enough. We were fortunate enough to live above this buzzing cafe for x3years. Always busy, always friendly a great atmosphere. Fantastic coffee.... you can’t go wrong with a visit to La Cerise. Claire who owns and...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I went here for a Coffee and it was very nice , I had a delightful Cappuccino / I noticed that the area is rough and a few junkies or alcoholics were around - my advice is not to linger in the area , and...More

Thank 73North
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I live very close - lucky me! The cakes are divine(the brownie melts in the mouth), their bacon roll is large and very tasty and the coffee is the best in Leith. Brisk friendly service in a lovely atmosphere. I love this place. Only downside...More

Thank corruscate
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My friend recommended this fabulous cafe, and I wasn't disappointed. What a great place, and delicious food, snacks and cakes. Bacon roll to die for, with coffee to match. Lovely cheery staff. Cannot recommend enough

Thank Randwick
Reviewed 18 August 2017

. . . but all with ease of time by Claire for last night's get together . . . the group, no surprises, love love LOVED them ............ Many thanks, and regards ~ Bobby

Thank bobbs44
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with a friend. This time we opted for sandwiches, coffee (which is fantastic!) and a dessert, all of which were obviously made with love and very tasty. Even though it seems to be a small establishment, there's no rushing you out...More

Thank Kenny F
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Truly loved dining here. I had the egg and bran toast with jelly and my husband had sausage and bacon on a brown bread roll. The proprietor Claire is quite kind and her staff is, too. This is our "go-to" stop to feel at home...More

Thank jas0719
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This used to be a lovely cafe well worth visiting. In the past few months they started to close earlier and their current closing time is at 3.30pm during the week and shut during the weekend. When are you supposed to take your kids there?...More

1  Thank Anna M
LaceriseLeith, Owner at La Cerise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Hello Anna, So sorry to hear of your disappointment, never easy which 5 kids in tow, all looking forward to some yummy ice cream. Although we close at 3.30pm, we will always honour a hungry child's request for ice cream in the future, even after...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

As my usual little Leith café was closed for holidays, I wandered on and spotted the very attractive La Cerise. I'd to wait a bit until the assistant stopped chatting to her customer, but I was in no hurry. My order of hot chocolate and...More

Thank Jimmy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 555 6065
  • E-mail
Only a small patisserie but all the cakes and ice creams/ sorbets are home-made and delicious. The staff are very family friendly.
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