Cafe Musa

Cafes & Tearooms

16 North Bank Street, The Mound, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2LS

    Café Musa; a vibrant new Cafe on Edinburgh’s historic Mound providing a relaxing haven and unbeatable views across the capital’s famous Princes Street Gardens and the stunning cityscape beyond.

    Apart from our lovely views and plush surroundings, we pride ourselves on simple yet tasty, quality products offering a full range of delicious soups, sandwiches, Panini, cakes and scones. We proudly sell Illy coffee and Love Leaf Tea plus a broad range of chilled drinks and ice cream.

    Please drop in for a warm welcome, friendly blether and browse our photos, art and gifts – all available for sale.Open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday; 10am-6pm Saturdays.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Best for

    • Afternoon Tea Enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea 2pm - 5 pm dailyfor only £8.50 per person, served on a beautiful slate cake stand...
    • Arts Venue
    • Breakfast
    • Business Lunches
    • Group Dining
    • Kids & Families Basket of toys for younger children to play with to leave parents to enjoy their food! Childrens choice of snacks & drinks available.
    • Lunches
    • Outdoor Dining
    • Outstanding Views
    • Sourcing Policy - Local, Seasonal, Organic
    • Special Occasion


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available

    Dietary Options

    • Dietary needs can be accomodated


    • Disabled toilets
    • Level Access


    • City Centre We are right in the heart of Edinburgh just on the way up to the iconic Castle - great place to stop and have a coffee before carrying on up the hill !

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers We always have a gluten free option of cakes available.
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Typical Prices

    • Breakfast Breakfast rolls available from 8am - 12.30pm Mon - Fri Sat 10am - 12noon
    • Dinner We are currently only open for private parties up to 30 for dinner - give us a call!


    • Childrens Portions
    • Outdoor dining area where smoking is permitted
    • Outside Catering Available
    • Private Room (s) available
    • Reservations not taken
    • Service included on bill
    • Takeaway food available
    • Traceability / Provenance

    Cuisine Types

    • Scottish
    • Vegetarian/Vegan


    • Fireplace

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop Lovely quality Scottish cards and handmade jewellery for sale. We also have original Scottish artwork on display and available to buy.

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Public Transport Close By
    • Taxi rank nearby

    Road Directions

    We are on The Mound, just on the way up to Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street, opposite Playfair Steps.

    Public Transport Directions

    We are 5 minutes walk from Waverly Station.

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