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Valvona & Crolla VinCaffe

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New Town
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11 Multrees Walk, Edinburgh EH1 3DQ, Scotland
+44 131 557 0088
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a return visit and last time we enjoyed our meal. Lukewarm welcome and the air in the restaurant was smoky as if food had been burnt and the extractor fan clearly not working.We were nodded to a table in the middle of the floor and got a couldn't care less response when we asked for one free at... More 

Thank Jylivingston
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nipped in on a Sunday lunchtime for a quick bite to eat upstairs, decided to for the sharing platter, polenta chips and a couple of drinks. To say we were disappointed is an understatement. Hardly enough food to feed one person for a light lunch, never mind two and to charge £19.00 for the privelege - unimpressed. If they want... More 

Thank jtm1963
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for lunch and a glass of wine. Just had a simple bruschetta with caponata topping. Very nicely cooked and the suggested wine was very good. Went a few years ago and there was a brilliant film, I think Breakfast at Tiffany's being projected onto the wall. Very memorable experience however not done now because 'it is too messy'!... More 

Thank Pammyjz
ValvonaC, Manager at Valvona & Crolla VinCaffe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoys your meal. Film projector system complete failure. Working on it. More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here on Sunday 13th November as we were in Multrees walk and fancied a decent coffee. First of all (and to get one of the few positives out of the way) I would not hesitate to say that the coffee was exceptional and one of the best I have had in Edinburgh. But... The poor standard of service... More 

Thank Wino1962
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a coffee shop in the uber swanky Multrees Walk area of Edinburgh, Valvona & Crolla doesn't take itself too seriously and is warm, welcoming and a great place to grab breakfast. We came here for a treat one morning and despite the breakfast bill coming to £16 for a couple of hot chocolates, a pastry and some porridge, it... More 

Thank MishImpossible
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324 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Excellent coffee is expected and delivered. And cakes and more. There is a restaurant above, yet to be visited, but the cafe bar does very nicely indeed on the area net to Harvey Nich's and the redeveloping St James Centre (about time too). This is a chic place. V&C in Jenner's has the views and more of a deli; Elm... More 

Thank David S
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Dropped in here whilst waiting for the shops in mulltree walk to open. Had intended to just have a coffee, but ended up having breakfast. Was really pleasantly surprised. Quality place. Friendly and attentive staff. Bacon roll and coffee were very nice and prices ok. Will definitely go again.

Thank David M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Nice italian for a quick bite to eat when in city centre shopping. Upstairs is the Italian restaurant which is a good but more expensive and the cafe is downstairs which is smaller dishes and more affordable prices. Lots of healthy Italian food on offer as well as lots of sweet treats. Good atmosphere in the place and service was... More 

Thank Gingeroadonis
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We ate here whilst on holiday recently in Edinburgh. Service was friendly and efficient - we sat outside in the little square in Multrees Walk as the sun was shining- lovely. We ordered the sharing meat and cheeses platter between the 2 of us, as we only wanted a light bite- it was delicious though and we could have easily... More 

Thank clarkey15
Fife, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We struggled to get an eatery on a Monday night in Edinburgh in July but we were delighted that Vin Cafe delivered. We were met by very friendly staff and enjoyed a delightful pre theatre meal which was both tasty and well balanced. The wines were good and we had a lovely seat by the window overlooking the shoppers and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Multrees Walk, Edinburgh EH1 3DQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 0088
A concept wine bar and restaurant, the Valvona and Crolla Vincaff�� located next to Edinburgh���s St Andrew���s Square is a must-visit for any foodie in the vicinity. Founded in 1934, Valvona and Crolla has long been at the forefront of the gourmet food movement, a frontrunner in the specialty food market and the go to for a true taste of Italy. Here at the Valvona and Crolla Vincaff��, visitors are offered the opportunity to sample all of the best products on offer from the famed delicatessen and wine merchant in the comfort of a cosy but modern restaurant and bar on the first floor or down in the caff��, with its bustling Milan vibe and own piazza dining space. Quality ingredients are key to the Vincaff�� menu, which is full of Italian charm. Breads are made on site using V&C���s own imported high grade flours, wine all bears the notorious V&C seal of approval and is stored in the cutting edge Cruvinet system and olive oil is all of the brands own Fior���Fiore label.

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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 squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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