5 Spots for a Cuppa in Edinburgh East

Enjoy the perfect cuppa in Edinburgh, the next time you are out with members of your family or guests. When you are out there are few lovely cafes in the East of the City.

Edeyn’s (Portobello) 0131 258 9061

This little café is new to Portobello but suffice to say I good addition, attentive staff and delicious coffee tea and homemade cakes and pastries. It is situated in the heart of Portobello close to the beach and promenade for an easy flat walk to build up your appetite a little.

Peggy's Cafe at The Open Door

At Peggy’s Café (The Open Door) you will always be meet with a very warm welcome. So stop by for a cuppa and a sweet or savoury treat.


Gaia is a family run Italian deli and café on Leith Walk which is well worth a visit for coffee tea and sweet treats! I very warm welcome awaits you.

Iona Cafe at St Columba's Hospice

This café is open to the public. You will find a warm welcome and a bottomless supply of tea or coffee. They also sell scones cakes and sandwiches.

The Beach House Cafe

By the beach on Portobello promenade the Beach House is a must for a cuppa and a sweet treat! Why not take a stroll along the sea front as well.