The Cafe at the Palace of HolyroodhousePalace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX

In a striking setting at the end of the famous Royal Mile in Edinburgh, The Café at the Palace of Holyroodhouse is one of the ultimate afternoon tea destinations. Its outdoor terrace in the historic Mews Courtyard gives diners views over Arthur's Seat, and the tea is even served in specially commissioned chinaware.

Every part of the Café at the Palace of Holyroodhouse afternoon tea menu has been carefully crafted to make it a traditional treat. Delicate finger sandwiches are packed with classic fillings, such as smoked salmon and cucumber, while the selection of freshly baked cakes and pastries include Victoria sponge, cream-filled eclairs, and the staple of warm scones with a variety of jams and Devonshire clotted cream.

Boasting a stunning location and contemporary terrace, The Café at the Palace of Holyroodhouse is 15 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station.


  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 12pm to 4pm every day

  2. Booking:

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Waverly station

  4. Approach:

  5. Where to sit:

    Green room within mews courtyard

  6. Dress code:

    Smart Casual

  7. Children:

    Children are welcome

  8. Music:

    No Live Music

  9. Credit cards:

    Credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:

    Garden seating available

  11. Outdoor Seating:

    Weather Permitting

  12. Disabled access:

    Disabled Access

  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:


  15. Vegan:


  16. Nut free:


  17. Award Winner:


  18. Halal:


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  • Afternoon Tea
    12pm to 4pm
    Monday - Sunday

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