Sugarhouse Sandwiches and Deli

Home made with pride in Edinburgh

A small, privately owned and run family business located on historic Canongate, opposite the famous Tollbooth Tavern and Royal Kirk. Cafe, take away and catering. Aim is to provide a local, high quality, best value and homely service.

We are situated at the Holyrood end of Edinburgh's  magnificent and atmospheric Royal Mile.


located on historic Canongate , at the entrance to Sugarhouse close. we are a wee cafe,  similar to an old family kitchen, seating around 12 people. We also have four seats outside 

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Breakfast – Served until 11.00

                                              Light Scottish


Our porridge is made to a traditional recipe using either whole, semi-skimmed or soya milk and is served plain with Billington’s Demerara sugar.  You may wish to add an additional topping.  £2.95

Dried fruits     please add       £0.50

Honey                                     £0.50

Banana                                   £0.75

Fruit compote (Our own)        £0.85

                              Scrambled eggs or beans on toast:

Free range eggs or Heinz beans with two slices of toast    £3.50

Morning Roll and Drink

Scottish Artisan Morning Roll with up to two fillings + leaf tea/Americano

(Select from :2 smoked back bacon;  2 butcher’s meaty pork link; fried egg; Scottish square beef sausage; haggis or potato scone)  £4.75

                                             Omelette Breakfast and Drink

Our omelettes are made using free range eggs, Scottish milk, a dash of ground black pepper and are cooked in olive oil. They are served with white or wholemeal toast and leaf tea/Americano

Regular (2 eggs) Select two fillings: Scottish cheddar; ham; fried onion; fried mushroom; home roasted peppers. £4.95

Large (3 eggs) Select three fillings: Scottish cheddar; ham; fried onion; fried mushroom; home roasted peppers. £5.95


Hearty Plated breakfast  -With fruit juice.toast and leaf tea or Americano

Regular :  Two rashers smoked back bacon, one meaty butcher’s pork link sausages, fried free-range egg, potato scone  and beans. £7.95

Large:  Two rashers smoked back bacon, two meaty butcher’s pork link sausages, fried free-range egg, potato scone, mushrooms and beans £8.95

Hearty Scottish: Two rashers smoked back bacon,  two slices butcher’s Scottish beef sausage , haggis, fried free-range egg and potato scone. £8.95

Vegetarian : Fried egg, potato scone, tomato, mushrooms and beans £6.45

Vegan : McSween vegetarian haggis, tomato, mushrooms, pot of home roasted vegetables and beans £7.95


Our Rolls, Bagels, Panini’s, Focaccia Breads And Bloomer Loaves are Baked Daily For Us By A Local Artisan Baker . At Sugarhouse We Do Things In The Traditional Way; Our Panini’s And Focaccia Are Carefully Toasted On The Grill, Not Quickly Heated In An Oven   Sometimes It May Take A Little While To Prepare Your Food, Please Be Patient Whilst We Make It Especially For You. All Chicken Is Home Roasted Chicken Breast. Please ask if you require gluten free bread

Focaccia (Usually toasted) served with side salad

  • Mediterranean (V): Creamy mozzarella, sliced tomato, rocket and basil pesto £ 5.75
  • Mediterranean Chicken: Slices of hand carved home roasted chicken, creamy mozzarella, sliced tomato, rocket and basil pesto £6.50
  • Mediterranean Salami : Slices of salami, sweet mozzarella, sliced tomato,rocket and basil pesto £6.50
  • Chicken and Bacon (dairy free): Crispy bacon, roasted chicken breast, red onion, sliced tomato and rocket £6.50
  • Chicken and brie: Hand carved chicken breast, Normandy brie, sliced tomato,sweet red tomato pesto and spinach £6.50
  • Creamy Two-way Tomato (V): Slices of fresh tomato, chopped sundried tomato, creamy two-way Jarlsberg and cheddar cheese melt and cracked black pepper £5.50

Panini (Toasted) and served with side salad


Melt’s (A creamy blend of mild and medium strength Scottish cheddar)

  • Sausage Melt: Local oven roasted pork sausage, Scottish caramelised onion jam and creamy cheese melt £5.50
  • Onion Melt (V) : sliced sharp red onion and creamy cheese melt £4.95
  • Honey Roast Ham Melt Slices of sweet honey roasted ham and creamy cheese melt £5.50
  • Tuna Melt- our own recipe tuna deli and creamy cheese melt (we use responsibly sourced tuna) £5.50
  • Haggis Melt  (Regular or Vegetarian) £5.50

Goat’s cheese and chicken: Hand carved chicken breast, sweet goat’s cheese,sun dried tomatoes and basil pesto £6.95

Roast chicken and sweet peppers: Hand carved chicken breast, creamy mozzarella and sweet slow-roasted peppers  £6.50

BB – (Brie and berry V) Slices of French brie and lots of juicy cranberry sauce (add bacon for 50p)  £4.95

Hummus Falafel (Vegan): our homemade humus , roasted falafel, sweet slow-roasted peppers, spinach and sweet chilli sauce £5.95

Filled Artisan Rolls

Chicken club : Hand carved chicken breast , smoked bacon, sliced tomatoes,cucumber and leaves £5.50

Roast ham and cheddar : Layers of roasted ham, sliced Scottish cheddar and crispy lettuce £4.95

Goat's cheese, Roasted peppers and sweet onion jam  £5.40

Brie and cranberry (V): Slices of French brie, juicy cranberry jam and bright Lollo Rossa lettuce – (add bacon for 50p) £4.95

Mediterranean (V): Creamy sliced mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, fresh rocketand basil pesto £5.25

Mediterranean Chicken: Slices of hand carved home roasted chicken, creamy sliced mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, rocket and basil pesto £5.95

Mediterranean Salami: Slices of salami, creamy sliced mozzarella, sundried tomatoes, rocket and basil pesto £5.95

Vegan Special: Homemade hummus, slow roasted peppers, falafel, sweet chilli sauce and fresh spinach £5.45

Deli Filled Sliced Bread Sandwiches

Free range egg with peppery mustard cress in Hellemann’s mayo with a dash of cracked black pepper (V) £3.60

Scottish mild and mature cheddar with spring onion blended together in a touch of mayo (V) £3.60

Greek tuna: Responsibly sourced tuna, olives and sundried tomatoes in mayo with a dash of lemon £4.20

Coronation chicken – made to our own recipe £4.20

Double cheese and ham: Roasted ham sandwiched between creamy and nutty Jarlsberg and Scottish cheddar £4.20

SOUPS  - See boards for our HOMEMADE soups of the day

Our Soups Are All Made From Basic Ingredients Here In Our Kitchen. We ALWAYS Offer Vegetarian/Vegan Options. We Do Not Use Any Products Containing Gluten. We Serve Soup In A Large Bowl With Hand Cut Artisan Bavarian Donker Bloomer Loaf £3.95

Scones and cakes

Our Own Recipe Scones (Baked Here) Are Fast Becoming Quite A Feature of Sugarhouse. Baked Daily, Please Check The Counter To See Which Are Available. We Aim To Have 2-3 Varieties Available Daily. Examples Are: Scottish Cheddar And Cracked Black Pepper, Mozarella And Black Olive; Mixed Fruit, Mango And Coconut, Belgian Chocoalte; Sweet With A Hint Of Lemon, Cherry And Cream, Raisin And Ginger Plus ........(More To Follow As We Invent Them!!) Cakes And Scones: All Of Our Cakes Are Made Here In Edinburgh either by ourselves or our Artisan baker.  We Offer A Selection Of Cakes ( Including Gluten Free) AThe Selection Will Vary Daily. 


Gourmet Edinburgh's own  "Artisan Roast" Coffee

  • Americano £2.00
  • Latte £2.50
  • Cappuccino £2.50
  • Espresso £1.50
  • Mocha £2.70
  • Machiato £1.70


  • Breakfast (Loose Leaf With Strainer) £1.50
  • Earl Grey (Loose Leaf With Strainer) £1.70
  • Twining’s Herbal Teas  £1.70

Soft Drinks

  • Cawston Press - Variety £1.40
  • San Pellegrino - Variety £1.55
  • Water Still  £1.00
  • Water Sparkling £1.35
  • Coke/Fanta/ 7 Up/Irn Bru Etc £1.25

Cadbury’s Chocolate (made traditionally using fresh milk) £2.50

With Toppings (Cream And Marshmallows £2.95


Are All Made On The Premises Using Fresh Ingredients And Free Range Eggs (We Use Hellmann’s. Mayo). Tuna Is Responsibly Sourced. All Chicken Is Breast Meat And Roasted Here. Our Peppers And Deli Vegetables (A Mix Of Peppers, Red Onion, Courgette, Aubergine, Squash And Sweet Potato) Are Slowly Roasted In Extra Virgin Olive Oil.  Our Hummus Is Made By Us, Using Chick Peas , Tahini, Extra Virgin Olive Oil And Our Own Spices.


Credit/Debit Cards : We Are Happy To Take Most Cards; We Do Not Charge  For This Service

Discount : We Offer 10% Discount To All Students, National And Visiting And 10% To Those Aged 65 Or Over (We May Request  ID)


++ Price  - We Use Produce That Is Seasonal And Locally Sourced, Whilst We Aim To Maintain The Prices, These May Be Some Fluctuation.