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“Shortbreads to die for”

Pinnies & Poppy Seeds
Ranked #20 of 449 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Artisan Shortbread - handmade traditional shortbread baked fresh in our shop every day! Also selling gifts and other sweet treats from local makers and producers.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase
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 of butter, and immediately decided this was the place where to buy the wonderful round breads! They are soft and melt in your mouth wonderfully. A treat for yourself or friends and family. Would recommend totally to try at least one! (though it's hard to stop after!)

Thank Giaco0306
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much - very kind of you to write such a nice review! the smell of shortbread baking is a truly wonderful thing :) Very glad to hear you liked them, thanks again!

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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 qualified to pass this judgement) .... Will be back before we return to London to stock up .

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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thanks so much!!! That means so much to us, glad to know that even the most honed tastebuds like what we're doing! Thanks again and hope to see you in the shop again soon!

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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.

Thank Claire S
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Jennifer H, Owner at Pinnies & Poppy Seeds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Absolutely! Nothing better than a freshly baked piece of shortbread and a cuppa! So grateful for the wonderful review, thanks for taking the time to tell other people about us! Thanks again!

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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!

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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 soon! -Jennifer

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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, salted caramels. Their flavor is akin to that of molasses. The young woman who waited on us, however, is not quite as sweet as her shortbread.

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 spending time baking with family - that is, of course, how I got my start as well! I'm sorry you didn't feel like our help was quite as lovely, but I'll make sure to have a chat with the team to make sure we're all at our best for our wonderful customers. Thanks again for your feedback!

Jennifer

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