Places To Go In Edinburgh For Breakfast

There’s nothing better than waking up in a new city and contemplating the prospect of a tantalising plate of breakfast food. But, question is, what do you do when you’re in a city you’re unfamiliar with or only visit so often, and you want to find the best place for a hearty breakfast.

Well, we hope we’ve found the solution. A short but precise post on some of the best places where you can get a hearty breakfast. There’s many to choose from in this beautiful heart stopping city, so we’ll focus on just a few.

The King’s Wark

This gorgeous venue on the carefully chosen Time Out list is just the place to go for breakfast. It’s serves up some delicious seasonal Scottish fayre and fish is a popular item on the menu. It’s an old waterfront old venue that dates back to the 15th century with bread and fish coming from local patisseries and bakeries dotted around locally. It’s the perfect place in which to relax and give yourself an excellent start to the day.

Mimi’s Bakehouse

Located in the Shore as is the King’s Wark, Mimi’s Bakehouse is a great place to get breakfast. Local produce makes for the perfectly prepared breakfast with Ayrshire bacon for instance or Stornoway black puddings. They serve the perfect homemade porridge oats, so if you fancy something delicious for your breakfast this is one destination you should head for.

Snax Café

You’ll find Snax at West Register Street and it’s a great place to find a good breakfast. Their menu is comprehensive, and you should find something that fits the bill. It’s open seven days a week, so you can go in any time. It’s perfect, because you can get a good meal for under fiver here, great for those on a shoestring budget.

The Pantry

The Pantry is popular on social media and with good reason. Its poached eggs are to die for and their breakfasts are famous. As well as a traditional breakfast, you can have waffles or avocados instead.

The Lioness of Leith

The Lioness of Leith is on Duke Street and is also open 7 days a week with a fantastic breakfast using local produce, produce which includes their delectable smoked Scottish salmon. The weekend brunch menu is pretty special and all in all, it’s a worthy addition to our list of great breakfast venues.

That’s our top five venues for places to go for a good breakfast in Edinburgh, it’ll really start your day off well, giving you the energy and motivation to get on with the rest of your day. If you have the time, why not visit us here at Escape Edinburgh, bring your friends and family and set yourselves a challenge – escaping our locked rooms via a clever set of puzzles, games and cryptic clues.