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Pinnies & Poppy Seeds

26 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SU, Scotland
+44 131 261 7012
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Delicious & fresh shortbread!

Stumbled across this bakery and so pleased that we visited. Really delicious shortbread and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Coolydoolyjooly
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Delicious Shortbread!

In a city full of shortbread, Pinnies & Poppy Seeds Scottish shortbread stood out with original... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Artisan Shortbread - handmade traditional shortbread baked fresh in our shop every day! Also selling gifts and other sweet treats from local makers and producers.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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26 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stumbled across this bakery and so pleased that we visited. Really delicious shortbread and the menu changes. Visited twice!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In a city full of shortbread, Pinnies & Poppy Seeds Scottish shortbread stood out with original flavors, and just baked goodness! The owner is super friendly, the store is charming.More

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many, many thanks for taking the time to give us a lovely review! We are thrilled to (somehow!) still be the only shop in town making fresh shortbread this way. Reading such a nice review keeps our spirits high and gives us the lift we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best place for freshly baked authentic Scottish shortbread. Delicious and still warm! Can’t wait to go back.

Thank SScott902
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hooray! Hopefully you can come back! Thanks so much for giving us 5 stars - we work hard to make sure we're baking the best possible shortbread we can :) So glad you enjoyed your buttery treats!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soooo incredibly worth taking the time to find this tiny, charming little shop. It’s on a corner; get close and your nose will guide you! Be prepared to splurge...the irresistible aroma is only the beginning. These delightful cookies deliver absolutely delicious, crisp, buttery goodness in...More

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow!! Thank you so much - this was an absolute joy to read! I am so grateful for customers like you who take the time to write us not only a great review, but to tell other people why you enjoyed visiting us. With so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So very glad we walked the short distance from the main Royal Mile for these delicious treats. Enjoyed it so much the first day, we made a special trip again on the morning of day 2 for more. Highly recommended!

Thank Jeffrey A
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

This is the best! Thank you so much! We're so happy you enjoyed our shortbread - we're firm believers shortbread makes for a great breakfast. Thanks again for writing us a lovely review!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first discovered this bakery simply by walking along the sidewalk and smelling the most amazing smell of something baking! Lovely little shop, with absolutely delicious shortbread. I love trying new flavours, but the plain is never a bad choice! The people are very nice...More

Thank Clards
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Follow your nose! We see a lot of that around our shop :) We're so glad you followed yours! Thanks so much for stopping by and trying out shortbread - very happy to hear you enjoyed it! Thanks so much for taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Expensive shortbread in my opinion however the white choc and lavender shortbread was delicious. Something different.More

Thank Chaz G
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for writing us a review! We totally appreciate that our shortbread can be a bit on the expensive side, which is why we are grateful for every single piece that gets bought. We think what we're doing is special and as...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Pinnies & Poppy Seeds was recommended to us by a tour guide. The company has a couple different tour routes, and he suggested a visit even though it was not on our specific route. It’s a small shop, and you can see right in front...More

Thank Sean D
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for stopping by after a long day of walking I'm sure! We are so grateful to the wonderful tour guides who point us out even when we're not on their tour routes. Just goes to show what a wonderful, supportive community...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Looked for it after seeing it on Food channel. So delicious and buttery we bought some for the road as well. Just off the Royal Mile.

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wonderful! Thanks so much for adding us to you things to see while in Edinburgh! Glad you found us! Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a lovely review...cheers!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

A small artisanal place selling shortbread and few other local items. As soon as you enter the place you get the rich aroma of butter and dough . Tried almost all their short breads a couple of times. Loved them all. Think the pistachio one...More

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for writing us a glowing review! We are so grateful to our wonderful customers - like you - who take the time to come in and try our products. We understand and appreciate that our prices are dearer than if you just...More

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