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Thrive Café:Bar

171 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH10 4DG
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Monday - Thursday: 11 am to Late
Friday - Sunday: 9 am to Late

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  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About Thrive Café:Bar

We are a vegan & vegetarian café:bar located in bustling Bruntsfield, Edinburgh. We have a simple mission; to serve up fresh, vibrant vegan & veggie food in a relaxed and welcoming environment, topped off with cracking craft brews, vegan wines, and banging cocktails. We want everyone - whether you are a carnivore, herbivore or otherwise, to think of our food, not as just vegan & veggie, but what it really means to have good wholesome food that makes you forget all your assumptions of a plant-based diet. We can't wait to have you join our conversation!

Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

lovely food and atmosphere!

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Lovely food and great place. Staff were friendly and attentive. Glad we booked cause got busy really quickly. Would come back

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Visited On Monday, 15 October 2018

It is a bit pricey so please tell potential students about student discount if there is any available :)

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Loved it thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Always delicious food. And staff are welcoming and super helpful.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

it was the first time and we will definitely be back, love the atmosphere, usually vegan restaurants are kind of diy random decor so it was a pleasant surprise to dine in a restaurant that is done to such a nice standard, relaxing music, ambient lighting, the service was exceptional, and the food and drink was great too, so highly recommend it

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Delicious food; friendly staff and fab setting.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Lovely cafe.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Amazing food, loved the pesto chips. Waiting staff were really helpful & friendly. Thanks to the kitchen & front of house. We also really liked the guy on guitar. Hope it catches on as with a few more people in you’ll have a cracking little venue vibe.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Enjoyable, good food, attentive service & great atmosphere - will be back!

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

The online booking service is fantastic and so easy to use!! Staff were very friendly, helpful and attentive! Food was sooo delicious!! I will definitely be back!! The music may have been a tad loud to have a conversation during dinner...Shame I missed the live music...

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Always a pleasure to be fed at Thrive. Healthy eating never tasted so good. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 October 2018

I had heard great things about Thrive, but our experience was ok, pretty average, so I think I was a bit disappointed! I had the coconut laksa and it was just a massive bowl of soup with some noodles at the bottom that were not that easy to eat! It was not that great, could have done with more ingredients and less liquid. My friend had the falafel bowl and she said it was ok, a bit dry, not amazing. And on the bill we got charged more for the bowls than what it said on the menu and the waiter said this was a mistake in the menu and the bill was correct...! We got the bill changed eventually but probably won’t rush back.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

Very friendly service and amazing food!

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

Love this place as a local particularly as I am a vegetarian. However my meat eating husband loves it too!

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 October 2018

A really pleasant evening at Thrive, and we will certainly be back! Enjoyed the veggie burger and vegan ice sundae, and the loose leaf tea, especially. The vegan Mac and Cheese starter was fab as well. The ramen was tasty, but a bit watery and the chips could have been cooked a bit longer. But all in all, a great trip. Lovely, responsive staff made us feel very welcome.

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Visited On Monday, 01 October 2018

Excellent food, excellent atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

friendly helpful waitress

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

The food was a bit expensive for the portion sizes, but otherwise we had a great time. Friendly and attentive staff, comfortable seating, tasty food. (Also gender-neutral single-stall toilets! As they should be but so rarely are.) A welcome addition to Bruntsfield.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

I am not a vegan but thoroughly enjoyed my meal. A particularly nice bottle of Cava accompanies flavoursome well presented food. Yum.....can highly recommend. Lovely staff and great atmosphere!

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Nice food and good selection, a little draught if you are beside the door but overall a good experience.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 September 2018

A great addition to Bruntsfield

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Excellent to have a vegan restaurant which has good food, good value and good ambience

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

This was my first visit along with two friends. I had been looking forward to it but I am afraid I was disappointed. We all ordered a bowl of Macaroni with cashew and cauliflower sauce with chickpea and spinach. The macaroni was overlooked and there were very few chickpeas and no spinach. The whole thing was very bland and a bowl of softness with no texture. I only ate about 1/4 and left the rest. My friends also couldn't eat all of theirs. At a cost of £11 I wasn't impressed. In hindsight I should have said something. My creme brûlée desert arrived and wasn't set. I did speak to the waiter who did change it to a cheesecake which was fine. We all felt that the food wasn't great and overpriced, and we were left very disappointed.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

I love the food but my favorite was the budda bowl. Would definitely return.

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