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Vegetarian Scottish Breakfast at Edinburgh Larder | Scotland | UK


Edinburgh Larder storefront, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

The Edinburgh Larder is a beloved food establishment located in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city.


Known for its commitment to sourcing local and sustainable ingredients, Edinburgh Larder is a popular spot for both locals and tourists visiting this historic city.


The restaurant's menu changes seasonally and reflects the availability of local produce. For breakfast, expect to see dishes which include haggis, black pudding, potato scones, and other Scottish favourites.




Those looking for a vegan or vegetarian Scottish breakfast in Edinburgh can also enjoy some of Scotland's famous flavours here, as the cafe offers a full vegetarian Scottish breakfast and full vegan Scottish breakfast. The Veggie Breakfast I ordered on this day came with poached egg, roasted flat mushrooms, blistered cherry tomatoes, vegan black pudding, wilted spinach, vegetarian haggis, potato scone, homemade beans, and granary toast.



As someone who doesn't eat meat, I was happy to find vegetarian friendly options for traditional Scottish food such as haggis and black pudding. I've never had the real thing before, so I can't say anything about the difference in taste, but I enjoyed both vegetarian options! It was also my first time trying a potato scone, which was absolutely delicious. Overall, this was an amazing vegetarian take on a traditional Scottish breakfast.


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Vegetarian Scottish Breakfast at Edinburgh Larder.


Anyone hoping to dine at The Edinburgh Larder is encouraged to make a reservation, as the cafe is extremely popular year-round. However, those who missed out on a reservation at The Edinburgh Larder can visit the lesser known Little Larder next door which serves up the same great menu, and accepts only walk-ins. Be sure to check the hours online, as the open hours between the two cafes vary slightly.


Menu at Edinburgh Larder (sorry for the shadows!)

Edinburgh Larder is a great place to get your day started with breakfast or brunch, and is known to be one of the best breakfasts close to the Royal Mile in Edinburgh's Old Town. The convenient location means visitors can easily explore St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle or other exciting attractions before or after enjoying their meal.


The Edinburgh Larder is a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the best of Scottish cuisine, while also supporting local producers and the environment.




Name: Edinburgh Larder

Address: 15 Blackfriars Street, EH1 1NB, Scotland (The Little Larder can be found at 11 Blackfriars Street, EH1 1NB)



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Gast
08 mei 2023

Although I'm not a vegetarian, I do love trying vegetarian restaurants and the Edinburgh Larder looks perfect!

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Lisa
Lisa
10 mei 2023
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Thanks for your comment 😊 I hope you get a chance to try it out sometime!

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Gast
07 mei 2023

Oh my goodness, it is my DREAM to visit Scotland and specifically Edinburgh! I have heard really wonderful things about the food scene in Scotland. I am drawn in my the history, landscapes and architecture but as a foodie, this is truly a bonus for me. Thank you for these tips!


🛫Amanda

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Lisa
Lisa
10 mei 2023
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You'll love it!!

I was only in Edinburgh for a short time, but I hope to get a chance to visit again soon and see some of the countryside - it looks stunning :)

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Gast
07 mei 2023

I am SUCH a big fan of veggy haggis, but I had no idea you can get veggy black pudding!? Did it have the same sort of fab, umami flavour?

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Lisa
Lisa
10 mei 2023
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They were both really tasty. There's nothing similar available where I live, but I'm actually tempted to try and make them myself 😅

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Gast
07 mei 2023

Edinburgh is filled with so much history. I stayed at a guest house with a full breakfast. The vegetarian plate with those huge portobellos looks awesome.

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Gast
07 mei 2023

Edinburgh is one of my favorite cities I've visited. And I'm a vegetarian, so this post is perfect for me! Pinned for future travel planning!

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Lisa
Lisa
10 mei 2023
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Thank you! I hope you get a chance to visit Edinburgh again soon :)

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