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Leo's Beanery

23A Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF, Scotland
+44 131 556 8403
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (57 reviews)
“quiche” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Healthy, Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
23A Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered coffee and coconut bread, coffee arrived, pleasant enough, 20 mins later I decided I could live without the coconut bread and paid. Querying the food, it turns out that the assistant had forgotten to write it down. "Do you want to take it away?"...More

2  Thank Bugskin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a recent discovery to find this fabulous eatery on my door step to my office. Menu is brilliant for people like myself who's intolerant to various ingredients. Wonderful homemade food. I look forward to visiting will be again soon.

1  Thank rachoo1972
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Bit of a look to find as it is below sidewalk level on the corner. Our favorite coffee shop during this three week trip. Coffee is good tasting yet not bitter. Food choices are over the top. Service impeccable. Not in tourist over run area...More

1  Thank Quaker1
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on a stroll while touring the area yesterday. Leo's is a sweet little spot, with limited outdoor seating and a quaint interior. The food selection looked tasty, but we only grabbed cappucinos and espressos to take away. And they were divine! We...More

1  Thank eharm
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We rented an Air BnB just around the corner from this Leo's. A real neighborhood place. Scones, porridge, baked croissants, and coffees were all delicious and fresh. Nice counter folks.

1  Thank Peppersmum
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I was taken here for brunch on our recent visit to Edinburgh. I really liked it. The waiter was friendly and we were left alone to enjoy our meal. The coffee is probably one of the best I have tasted. A little on the pricey...More

1  Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I liked the granola ! :-) so tasty! The somke salmon roll was also very good. Wish I was hungrier to try other couples of things ! Very good atmosphere, so cosy.

1  Thank Julien M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

After reading that Tom Kitchin had given this place a good write up, we decided to pay a visit. Though we only had a coffee and cheese scone topped with ham and cheese we were impressed with the service, cosy feel and of course the...More

1  Thank ScotsPorridge
Reviewed 28 March 2017

great little place for a coffee and snack but also cater for lunch. they offer nice quality food with seating indoors and outdoors

1  Thank cgab2013
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Honestly the best brownies I've ever had in my life. Will definitely be going back for more, and to try the rest of their menu which also looks amazing! Lovely, cosy little place :)

1  Thank jcbehr
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23A Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 8403
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