Best For Brunch In Edinburgh

Brunch. It's the best meal of the day - when sweet and savoury join forces, the modest egg rules the roost, and no one raises an eyebrow at bubbles before noon. Lucky for you, Edinburgh's got a nice ol' selection of eclectic brunches for you to feast your heart out. Whether you wanna kick-start your weekend with a boozy brunch, share a couple of breakfast pizzas with chums or soothe your hungover souls with smoothie bowls inside former churches, we've got you sorted. Read on for a list of pure barry brunches around Edinburgh and get ready for some top notch scran.

Gaucho Edinburgh

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This luxe St Andrew Square spot is taking things to the next level with their 'electro brunch feast'. Gaucho's brunch set menu offers a selection of breakfast cocktails alongside plush mains, including chorizo and chimichurri mayo sandwiches, followed by a smoked chocolate ganache.

Cold Town House

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This quirky pizza joint - housed within a former church - is a prime brunch spot. Polish off smoothie bowls and breakfast rolls within the stylishly renovated venue or take an opportunity to enjoy the *rare* spot of sunshine and top notch views on the rooftop terrace.

This stylishly retro spot serves the only breakfast pizzas in Edinburgh, alongside a selection of bagels and granola bowls with nothing priced over £6. Our pick of the pops? It has to be the breakfast pizza topped with pancetta, black pudding, mozzarella and beans.

Get bevved with a boozy weekend brunch and live music set at this hipster spot. For only £30, enjoy a welcome cocktail, continental breakfast items and cold cuts, followed by your choice of tea or coffee, a dish from the restaurant's brunch menu and 2 hours of prosecco.

Nestled in the Leith district of Edinburgh, The Little Chartroom is a cosy spot for catch ups with friends over Sunday brunch. Snack on mushrooms, bacon jam and poached eggs on toast whilst sipping on hand-roasted Rwandan coffee in the intimate environment.