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Maxi's

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Neighbourhood:
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Cafe, British, Scottish
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33 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HX, Scotland
+44 131 343 3007
Today
08:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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England
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

With so many excellent places to choose from in Stockbridge for breakfast we went for this cafe & were not disappointed! I had the butchers breakfast, which as the name suggests was not for the faint hearted with great bacon, sausages & black pudding. My partner had the veg breakfast which had wilted spinach to give it variety. Really good... More 

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Thank Chiefy67
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch on a cold winter's day. Six of us, spread either side along a long table. A number of us had the soup of the day - a hearty tomato soup with oatcakes on the side. I and my daughter plumped for a sour dough cheese toastie each, with fig chutney - delicious! My son... More 

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Thank IRC2005
Krakow, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I love this place, during a year in Scotland we have been at Maxi's every single week because we fell in love with the home-made scones, the best in entire Scotland. Also the coffee shop is very cozy and the staff super friendly. Since we left Edinburgh, there has not passed a day where we did not... More 

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Thank rawau9
Preston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely walk along the Waters of Leith, cheerful friendly service with wholesome food. Funky rustic decor.

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Thank CrostonTravellers
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here for coffee and lunch several times and have yet to find fault. It seems to get very busy especially at weekends and rightly so as everything about Maxis is quality. Prices seem fair for the location and quality of what is on offer and the ambience is pleasant. On one of my three visits it was buzzing... More 

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Thank dooberrywotsit
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't stay to have lunch as 20 minutes was too long for soup and oatcakes!! No smiles or eye contact from the waiting staff meant we weren't keen to stay. Went to another cafe nearby which was fantastic.

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Thank shonahk
Edinburgh Scotland
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Came last Sunday at noon, busy got a table just but clearly 3 servers was not enough, really two plus a barrista. Plates uncleared for ages, tables not wiped down properly. Service when it came was ok Had a coffee and eggs Florentine, both good, daughter loved her smoothie and French toast. Needs to up their game in fashionable Stockbridge.

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Thank mmedin
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Went here for a late breakfast lunch, and have been before, about 6 months ago. Full scottish was very tasty, good sized portion, but the service was quite poor. They appear to be a bit chaotic, the staff don't appear to know what their priorities. We sat down at a table which still had used dishes on it, as did... More 

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Thank m_brown0273
South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

excelent cakes especially the gluten free which normally taste like cardboard but these are delicious and moist. best i've ever had. staff friendly and attentive.

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Thank David & Mary A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We popped in here on Saturday and were lucky enough to get a table, its always busy and you cant book or really wait so it can be a bit hit and miss. You order at the service desk which was fine with us both going for the poached eggs and local bowers sausages. The food came in very good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Phone Number: +44 131 343 3007

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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