Some extra information
Valvona & Crolla

Caffé Bar

    The Caffè Bar in Valvona & Crolla was opened in 1996. The style of cooking is derived from recipes handed down to us over the years from our families in central and southern Italy and prepared using the produce we sell in the shop.

“Valvona & Crolla Caffè Bar, One of the Top 20 Restaurant Wine Lists in the UK”
The Good Food Guide 2011

Which? Good Food Guide 1997-2014
With the publication of the 2014 edition, Valvona & Crolla Caffè Bar celebrates 17 years of inclusion in the Which? Good Food Guide - this makes us the longest-standing establishment in the Edinburgh section. We are also delighted that our sister operation VinCaffè, on Multrees Walk, is also included.

Caffè Bar FAQs

Where are you?
We are situated through the back of our shop at 19 Elm Row at the top of Leith Walk.
You can view a map of the area by clicking here. 

When are you open? 
We are open from 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8am -6pm Friday & Saturday, and Sunday from 10.00am - 4.30pm
Lunch and daily specials are served from 12 - 3.
During the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (August) we are open in the evenings for pre- and post-show dinner reservations.
We also open for special events through the year. To find out what's coming up and purchase tickets, visit our Events page. 
Christmas Opening Times

Can you book?
We accept bookings every day for lunch and for all evening and special events. Booking is especially recommended for Friday and Saturday lunch times. We also have non-booked tables, but there is usually a short wait for a table during busy periods. E-mail: 

What is your wine list like?
Our wine list changes regularly and recommendations are given on the menu for each dish. You can also take ANY bottle of wine from our shop in to the Caffè Bar for which we will charge the retail price of the wine plus £6 corkage. 

Sample Wine List

What style is your menu?
We serve breakfasts from opening - 11.30am, and Panetella® (toasted panini) from 11.30am - 5pm. From 12 - 3.30pm we serve our special lunch menu. 
During the Fringe only, we serve a dinner menu from 6 - 9.30 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Sample Menu

For bookings and further information, please contact 0131 556 6066 or E-mail: