The Black Medicine Coffee Co.

Coffee Shop
2 Nicolson St, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9BZ, United Kingdom
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Thu–Fri
    • 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 9:00 AM–7:00 PM
Menus:
Brunch
Credit Cards:
Yes
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.1/10

Based on 97 votes

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  • Liam B.

    Very chilled out coffee house with bare stone walls and a rustic wooden interior. Coffee is good and bagels are recommended.

    Liam Branaghan · January 11
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  • Sandra R.

    Comfortable and friendly staff!

    Sandra Raposo · January 4
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  • Lana B.

    Great place for a catch up with friends over brunch!

    Lana Bruens · December 4, 2014
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  • Pau B.

    Filled croissants

    Pau Blanco · October 28, 2014
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  • Clara B.

    Good coffee corner

    Clara Bayarri · September 28, 2014
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  • Liza S.

    Very nice place! One of the best independent coffee shops in Edinburgh. Smoothies & croissants ❤️

    Liza Skripka · September 24, 2014
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  • Stan D.

    Nice environment but a bit noisy and feels quite packed.

    Stan Dimitrov · September 21, 2014
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  • Zack D.

    Eh, the shortcakes are delicious. Goes well with a cappuccino

    Zack Dibe · September 17, 2014
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  • Monica G.

    A good range of choice of teas and a variety of nice cakes and bread loaves

    Monica Gilardi · September 12, 2014
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  • Brendan V.

    Soy Lattes!!!

    Brendan Vella · September 4, 2014
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  • Elise

    Great coffee and atmosphere. Definitely recommended :)

    Elise · August 23, 2014
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  • James B.

    Mince pies at Christmas are amazing

    James Bamkin · August 21, 2014
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  • Aina S.

    Banana latte 👌

    Aina Shafeii · April 2, 2014
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  • Olivian

    Very crowded in the afternoon...

    Olivian · February 4, 2014
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  • Alkis P.

    Nice ice mocca coffe

    Alkis Pagounas · October 18, 2013
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  • Katrina H.

    Great hideout in old town!

    Katrina Harradine · October 7, 2013
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  • Seneska B.

    Hot lemon with honey and ginger. £1.60 for the most warming drink ever.

    Seneska B · September 21, 2013
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  • David G.

    Good place to stop for coffee and some food if you are getting tired feed. Soup, sandwiches, juices and smoothies - all fresh and natural

    David Graham · August 26, 2013
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  • Richard W.

    Coconut milkshake is suuuuuper. Nice smooth latte too.

    Richard West-Soley · August 24, 2013
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  • Michael O.

    Today's the day for a super chilled Iced Latté!

    Michael Oglethorpe · July 17, 2013
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  • Kris C.

    Goat cheese bagel - the best thing ever!

    Kris Cherneyute · July 15, 2013
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  • Martha D.

    Lovely coffee shop with wi-fi and a great variety of drinks and snacks.

    Martha Dear · May 12, 2013
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  • Maria P.

    Amazing Capuccino!

    Maria Pujol · April 11, 2013
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  • Nadia C.

    Cozy and the coffee is awesome, specially after a heavy lunch at pizza express just down the road also awesome.

    Nadia Crawford · March 17, 2013
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  • Daniel S.

    Good music, awesome coffee. Machiatto kinda small though.

    Daniel Stanoescu · March 14, 2013
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  • Michael O.

    Get a table seat if your in a group. There are five in all , with the rest being Bar tables. Gets especially busy during the mid-late afternoon

    Michael Oglethorpe · January 16, 2013
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  • David

    Hot chocolates are amazing.

    David · January 13, 2013
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  • Michael O.

    Try their Happy Ninja smoothie. Or any of the other 3 or 4 on their menu.

    Michael Oglethorpe · November 30, 2012
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  • Michael O.

    Try their smoothies. My favourite is a Hippy Ninja with forest fruits, apple juice , ginger & passion fruit juice

    Michael Oglethorpe · November 10, 2012
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  • Gary G.

    Just wonderful coffee. Do I need to say anything else? This is my kind of medical establishment.

    Gary Gale · November 2, 2012
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  • Raneen B.

    Hilarious notes left around. Good tea and good soup.

    Raneen Bukhari · October 30, 2012
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  • Michael O.

    Try the Black Forest Ham Panini's with pesto, sun-dried tomatoes & Swiss cheese.

    Michael Oglethorpe · September 28, 2012
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  • Lesley G.

    Music way too loud

    Lesley Gracie · September 19, 2012
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  • Maria P.

    awesome smoothies. hot choc could be better though

    Maria Peeva · June 21, 2012
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  • francesco t.

    Great cappuccino

    francesco tassi · June 17, 2012
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  • Alexia T.

    Nice homemade lemonade! And a really nice place with character! ;-)

    Alexia Tog · May 7, 2012
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  • Martina K.

    Very good coffee and atmosphere!

    Martina Krizikova · April 25, 2012
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  • Michael O.

    Excellent selection of filled panini's & bagel's, cakes & biscuits.

    Michael Oglethorpe · April 18, 2012
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  • Rosa P.

    smoothies and milkshakes are a must :-D

    Rosa Pietrasik · April 6, 2012
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  • Scotland's A.

    JK Rowling apparently wrote HP in here. We understand why.

    Scotland's Attractions · February 3, 2012
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  • Sara S.

    Get the pesto melt, but not on mondays as normally they havent refreshed their bread

    Sara Sabet · November 24, 2011
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  • Chris R.

    Takeaway orders are for 'taking away' and not to be consumed in shop. Don't forget to get your freebie with a large takeaway coffee.

    Chris Red · September 21, 2011
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  • Carlos C.

    Hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows... mmmmm great!

    Carlos Cadena · July 12, 2011
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  • aoife F.

    the small soup/half a sandwhich deal is great. lovely smoothies too

    aoife Flynn · November 15, 2010
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  • Flixity.tv S.

    Great smoothies!

    Flixity.tv Scottish Video Guide · November 10, 2010
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  • James P.

    The music is very load

    James Phillips · September 7, 2010
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  • Angela C.

    Ask the boss about his camper van

    Angela Casey · May 16, 2010
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