Which are the best cafés in South Queensferry?


If you’re staying in Edinburgh and venturing slightly out of the city, then you may wish to have a look around Queensferry.

When you’re after a coffee, slice of cake or a quick lunch then which are the best cafés in South Queensferry? We’ve helped you out by listing 10 suggestions.

Picnic Coffee Shop

Watch the world go by in this continental style coffee shop. Along the high street you will be in the very heart of South Queensferry. Outdoor and indoor seating, they also host a regular book club.

Craigie’s Farm Deli and Café

Down on Craigie’s Farm you can pick your own fruit, feed the family goats, say hello to the pigs or let the children have a pony ride. What’s more the café is rather popular too, as is the dog-friendly Canine Café with treats for your 4 legged friends.

Once Upon a Time

In Queensferry high street you will come across Once Upon a Time. It’s a traditional café, as well as a counter full of old fashioned sweets to take away.

Down the Hatch

At Port Edgar Marina in Queensferry you will be able to grab a hot lunch, open for orders until 3.30pm.

Rankin’s Café

In this homely looking café you can relax with a cup of coffee, enjoy a quick sandwich or take advantage of the all-day breakfast. Next door, pick up some local produce at the deli counter.

The Railbridge Bistro

Contemporary Scottish cuisine set under the railway bridge in Queensferry. Perfect for a light meal, or if you’re early enough a descent breakfast.

Bikers Cove

The perfect meeting point for motorcycle enthusiasts. Whether you’re with fellow riders or looking to make new friends, you will be among like-minded individuals as you talk engines over a cuppa and a bacon roll.

Scott’s in the Park

If you’re heading more central, then Scott’s will provide with a hot drink as you stroll through the park en route to Princes Street.

The Little Bakery

Fancy a homemade cake with your coffee, then stop off at the Little Bakery. Open 9am to 5.30pm, seven days a week they also serve afternoon tea from midday.

The Ferry Tap

Ok this is may be a pub instead of a café, but you can drink a coffee instead of beer, right? It’s more the location and traditional surroundings that make having a hot drink here special.

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