Elephant House

restaurants / Cafe

Elephant House information

Location
Edinburgh , Scotland
Address
21 George IV Bridge
Getting there
Bus: 2, 23, 27, 41, 42, 45
More information
www.elephanthouse.biz
Prices
mains £5-10
Opening hours
8am-10pm Mon-Thu, to 11pm Fri, 9am-11pm Sat, 9am-10pm Sun
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This is the cafe where JK Rowling famously wrote in the days before Harry Potter was published, and boy, is it cashing in on the connection – there are photos of Rowling on the wall, the toilet walls are densely scribbled with Potter-related graffiti, and you can barely move for tourists taking selfies. Still, it serves excellent coffee and tasty, home-made food at reasonable prices.