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Pinnies & Poppy Seeds

26 St. Marys Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SU, Scotland
+44 131 261 7012
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Absolutely amazing

We wanted to find some homemade shortbread in Edinburgh and this place absolutely delivered... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ahje3
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London, United Kingdom
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AMAZING

We didn’t want to buy just any old Scottish shortbread so my daughter googled and found Pinnies... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally M
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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
Old Town
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+44 131 261 7012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to find some homemade shortbread in Edinburgh and this place absolutely delivered! Absolutely delicious shortbread a hundred times better than any of the packeted stuff around, in a gorgeous little shop with lovely friendly staff. We tried every flavour on offer and each...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t want to buy just any old Scottish shortbread so my daughter googled and found Pinnies & Poppy Seeds and omg their shortbread is The Best. We went in on the Saturday and got 12 (they do different flavours every day) so as they...More

Thank Sally M
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I was looking for something to bring back home to share with coworkers and I thought shortbreads would make everyone happy. By chance, I passed the shop and was attracted by the "Artisan shortbread" writing on the window. We were warmly greeted by the smell...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Drawn to the Alice in Wonderland painted window we entered ...the aroma should be bottled and sold ... but the shortbread is by far and away the very best I have ever tasted ( and as the gt granddaughter of a Bearsden Baker I feel...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Just what you need on a chilly October afternoon with a cup of tea - shortbread from Pinnies and Poppy Seeds - the all butter shortbread is outstanding.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The aromas grab you at the door and don't let go until you load up. Whimsey noted on T-shirts and the cutest gift boxes. Best shortbread ever!More

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review! Very glad you enjoy our whimsy - we do love a bit of nonsense! Very glad you enjoyed our shortbread and hopefully we can welcome you back to the shop very...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this little shop and were delighted with the results. The fragrance of deliciousness greeted us at the door and reminded me of my grandmother's kitchen on baking day. There are several varieties of shortbread and they are perfection. We also bought homemade,...More

Thank Sharon M
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Sharon! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review - we appreciate every single person who comes into the shop to share in our love of shortbread! I always love hearing when people say it reminds them of their grandmothers or...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I found this lovely shop on Trip Advisor and found it on a side street off the Royal Mile. The shortbread cookies are the best I have ever had and the English Toffee was excellent. I made three trips to Pinnies and Poppyseeds and took...More

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello!! Thank you, thank you for leaving such a wonderful review!! I am happy to hear you enjoyed your visits and our shortbread. Nothing makes me happier than to hear people come to the shop more than once to stock up on delicious, buttery treats!...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We saw this bakery on a t.v. show, and decided to check it out! Delicious shortbread being made on the premises while we were there!

1  Thank Vacationers62
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks so much for coming in after seeing the show! I am always amazed by how organised people are to remember to write those things down - very glad your enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back to our wee shop soon!

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

heard about this place on TV in the US, had to try it, shortbread was great, wish they sold tins so we could have chosen a variety of shortbread to take back as souvenirsMore

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi there! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review - and thank you for visiting our shop after seeing us on TV! We're actually working on getting some sturdier packing, like tins, to ship and to sell in the shop just...More

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