Serves meat, veg options available. Progressive small cafe, with a relaxed vibe; a 10 minute walk to the main train station. Staff understands veganism. The street has a very bar/cafe culture. Has four vegan mains and four vegetarian mains, plus several starters and sides are vegan. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, International, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
60 Broughton St
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3SA

Mon-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-11:00pm

  • Accepts credit cards


First Review by craigmc
  • vegan

Pretty good food but definite room for improvement

Posted on 01 / 02 / 2015

I came here in the second half of December 2014 and had a decent meal of baked aubergine followed by halva. The aubergine was very tasty in a rich tomato sauce, but unfortunately despite asking clearly for 'the vegan baked aubergine' and it being marked as vegan on the menu it was served with a pat of dairy butter. The staff seemed not to understand what vegan meant when I asked them to remove it, which is pretty poor for a cafe which promotes itself as vegan-friendly. It also left me with serious concerns about trusting them to actually provide a vegan meal in the first place and I think it is very unlikely I would come here again.

Pros: Good food, Vegan marked on menu, Nice space
Cons: Staff don't understand veganism, "Vegan" meal served with dairy butter
  • vegan

Yummy and Funky

Posted on 09 / 24 / 2014

This place was delicious and had a great number of vegan dishes. It was a very pleasant atmosphere and a very funky design for the inside of the restaurant. I was amazed to find vegan haggis...I had no idea that was possible.

Pros: Lots of Vegan options, Great Atmosphere, Perfect Location
  • vegetarian

central and friendly

Posted on 06 / 29 / 2014

ten minutes walk from either the bus or train station, this is a great option for a quick bite.
a friend recommended cafe nom de plume and i was pleasantly surprised. the vegan and vegetarian options were clearly marked and a decent selection of mains, starters and light bites were available.
i had a couple of ingredient questions for the staff, who were aware of what was in each dish and very accommodating in trying to please. a warm interior make you feel very welcome with staff to match.
if you don't have time to visit one of edinburgh's totally veg eateries, this is a good option.

Pros: staff, clear menu, tasty food
Cons: meat


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Last updated: 2014/06/27


Added: 2014/06/27


Added by: craigmc