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.

Café at the Palace are dedicated to preparing their menus using only the very finest of Scottish ingredients and produce, as demonstrated by their Visit Scotland Taste our Best accreditation. By sourcing all of their ingredients locally you can be assured that only the freshest and tastiest of Scottish delights go into creating their award winning Afternoon Teas.

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

Please note from 1st - 31st December only Festive Afternoon Tea will be available. See here for full details.

  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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  • Festive Afternoon Tea in Cafe at the Palace of HolyroodhouseDetails