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.




Cold Town House

4 user reviews 3

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.

Gaucho Edinburgh

30 user reviews 5

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.

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.

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.

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.