Coro the Chocolate Cafe - Frederick Street

4.3
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306 reviews
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£25 and under
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Dessert

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At Coro we believe chocolate should be a fun and sharing experience. We don’t claim to be master chocolatiers, in fact its quite the opposite. Our aim is to give customers their chocolate fix but not just from your standard bar of chocolate. We pour our chocolate over freshly made pancakes, into our buttery crepes and drizzled onto of our fluffy waffles. If thats not enough we’ll give you a fondue to dunk some fresh fruit, cake or sweets into melted chocolate with a hot chocolate like no other to wash it all down.
What 306 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
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EllieM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food, good value for money, friendly staff, definitely recommend!

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KathrynP
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good atmosphere, staff were polite and friendly. Could do with offering some smaller items on the menu too, everything looked huge!

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Anne
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Sat through the back where we seemed to be forgotten, in an area that looked like it should have been a storeroom.

Service was not great.

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AyeshaK
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Taste was good
However, didnt get what we ordered

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MelanieT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place for chocolate lovers ! Highly recommend

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maria
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

wonderful place! the food was outstanding and the staff were very friendly 😌

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AnnaL
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely experience here! The staff are so friendly and professional. It felt very safe. I only removed a star because in the two toilets they have there wasn’t really running water to wash your hands. It came out in a trickle. Definitely something that’s important at this time.

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paydaydining
Austin
2 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were great, as always. Noise levels at Coro tend to be a bit on the louder side (who doesn't have a good time at a chocolate cafe?) but on this visit things were surprisingly calm and quiet. Maybe 16:30 on a Tuesday is the best time to go if you want some peace with your sugar high.

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LesleyL
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Very friendly staff and lovely food. Really sticky table though and my Americano has been spilled all over the saucer which itself was filthy and sticky underneath. Nice relaxed place.

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RonnieJ
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great little place for satisfying your sweet tooth. Many options on the menu, and ingredients are not skimped out on! Staff are all lovely too, recommend!

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Sammi
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Staff super friendly and helpful food amazing too much though next time I'd share 😋

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience3

The service was basic but all that’s needed. The food I had was the bacon and egg pancakes, was served on a slate. This isn’t really feasible when you’re having a runny egg which is going to go everywhere. In addition, the bacon was crispy to the point when it could not even be cut using the knife provided. Furthermore, the two cups provided for the water (white cups) were dirty with one having coffee stains all over. Considering the current circumstances this should be a basic check before being provided.

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JuliaM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Sadly there was no Death by Chocolate Cake available!

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AmeliaH
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was great, but I would love to see some vegan options

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PaigeM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for a birthday breakfast and it was the perfect choice, the place was fairly quiet so a nice experience. The food as always was amazing and the service was quick.

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ScottE
Cancun
3 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and great service, felt so welcome and the staff kept the place very clean at all times, will definitely be back

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abcd
London
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Big portions and tasty food, but the place is so dirty. Dirty glasses and bottle (even after they were changed for us). Food was slow to arrive, and staff were a bit impatient. Do not recommend, very unhygienic.

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CRFS
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall4food5service1ambience4

Food and coffee were great, service was so slow. The wait between ordering and getting the food was fine but the wait to take our order in the first place and to collect plates was ridiculous.

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LisaT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious treats!

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Milo
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience2

It was great but service was really slow, asked for the bill and the waitress who we asked went and serviced 3 other tables when we asked again she said "oh yes" and went and serviced another table.

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Jenahpollock
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Overall pretty good but waitress stood and waited near you with the bill I felt pressured to rush

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John
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Lovely place to eat, would like the portions sizes a little bigger.
Service was great

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FionaL
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, great service, such fun! We'll be back!

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Mags
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Loved the menu choices and the food...place could do with a spruce up though

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Kate
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great selection of desserts and super yummy, very friendly staff too

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Smellie
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Full of students which we didn’t like. Staff were polite but service took a very long time, was like cooking a steak on an ice cube. Childish.

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Holly
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience1

No distancing practiced. All tables occupied with no divisions or plastic barriers. Forgot two things, so then brought one of them really late asking if we still wanted the other one? Well ordered it so clearly yes. The place doesn't look/feel clean enough.

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KATHRYN
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you like chocolate definitely come here! K

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NaseemA
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall3food2service1ambience4

My children's favourite place for desert. But the service was slow and messed our order up. But we did not complain, when we asked for the bill. To our surprise the manager came over and admitted about the service and asked us not to pay. This shows this place values customer service and we apperciated this honesty sure is a change to admit this without customer complaining. We left a £10 tip.

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Conor
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2020
Overall1food2service3ambience2

Staff are lovely and welcoming but our breakfast was not the nicest, the waffles and pancakes were barely warm, the quality of the
aforementioned waffles and pancakes were not amazing, as was the bacon. One of the milkshakes was nice, and the other one we did not drink, maybe personal preference. The table was sticky from what
assume was the previous customers syrup. The cafe got busy at points around the front door which shocked me a little as social distancing should be in place. There was only 3 staff working on a Sunday, where half of Edinburgh are hungover and wanting a decent breakfast.

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StephanieO
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall1food3service3ambience3

This place is filthy. Needs a visit from the health inspector asap!!

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PriteshP
Leicestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience2

If you love chocolate then this is the place for you. The whole menu is dedicated to it. The place is rustic and bare. It only does desserts but they do it to a high standard.

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GarethR
London
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very much enjoyed our visit. My tween daughters had built themselves into a frenzy trying to decide how many different crepes, waffles, fondues and milk-shakes they were going to consume. On the day, of course, the eyes were bigger than the belly and I had a great large strong flat white while the girls had a very nice milk-shake each. I had a really tasty apple & cinnamon crepe which was the right choice as I can't do too much sweet stuff, whilst one of my daughters had an excellent berry crepe whilst the youngest struggled a bit to finish her fruit and marshmallow fondue. With the Eat Out deal it was great value at £17, but even if we had payed full price it would have been worth the experience. Place was heaving and noisy with blenders constantly whirring but it was fun seeing just how enormous some of the dishes were and people were busy photographing their own food and those of others!

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Annemaried01
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing and staff couldn’t do enough for us

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KCSB
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Food was excellent, but the place was very small, very loud which was more about the people there than the place it self. Also the free bottle of water was very grubby, so I would avoid that.

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MarkL
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible! The atmosphere was relaxed, we were given plenty of time to browse the menu but didn't feel we were waiting too long either. It is a nice little cafe, could maybe do with an update of decor, but that is a minor gripe. Would 100% go there again.

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JohnE
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply one of the best places we have ever been to eat. As a family of 4 we ordered a selection of treats including cheesecake, cookie dough, waffles & fondue platter plus milkshakes and tea/ coffee. They were amazing! We had so much fun. Even a mystery family paid our bill😂

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OpenTable Diner
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went as family of 3 with one child. We loved it. There was sooooo much to choose from on the menu- it took us ages to decide! Food did not disappoint - we all loved it. Portions are big and delicious. Would recommend and return here again. Enjoy!

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Mexicanbride
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved this place. The food was amazing and great value, the staff friendly and attentive , the kids loved the vibe and the choice . Would definitely recommend !

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ElizabethF
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Had booking at 1.30 on a Sunday and they were out of Gummy bears and brownies ??? Not impressed. Plate for pancakes was far too small. Was expecting home made marshmallows but NO they were clumps ?? DisappointEd won’t be back

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