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Valvona & Crolla Caffe Bar

Valvona & Crolla Caffe Bar

10 reviews
Breakfast & Brunch
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19 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
(0131) 556 6066
http://www.valvonacrolla.co.uk/
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Local from Edinburgh

This deli is an institution and has been around since the 60’s. This is a new café which serves some of the excellent produce and Italian luxury groceries from the main store. Good antipasto and pizza. Ask to sit in the wine room

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Local from Edinburgh

Can't speak for the cafe, but the shop as you walk through has the best selection of quality deli & Italian supplies in Edinburgh.

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Reading

Long established Italian Deli, also with a branch in Jenners. I love the sandwiches and the coffee from here.

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Calgary

Valvona & Crolla is described as a specialty food and wine shop. There are two, one on Elm Road and one on Multrees Walk, both in New Town. The Elm location is the original. The Multrees location opened in late 2004. The Elm location has a small restaurant at the back which is very hard to get into and they don’t take reservations. I was told that the Royal Family comes in for breakfast sometimes when they’re in town. The Multrees location has a larger restaurant on the upper floor, with a wine bar and deli on the ground level.
The overall orientation is Italian. There are specialty items, like Italian soft drinks, chocolates, baskets of fresh baked breads, and an immense variety of dried pasta, but the prepared foods are the real treat. They include fresh pasta, cured meats and cheeses. We’ve bought sandwiches for lunch, pre-dinner drinks and nibbles, and when we’re staying in a flat, taken away prepared items which only needed reheating for dinner. We’ve had breakfast at the Multrees Walk location which does not have much space to sit on the main floor. The coffee was very good.
The wine selection is vast and particularly good for Italian wines. Prices are very reasonable. The Elm shop has other alcohol, including an extensive selection of single malt Scotch whisky. There are also kitchen items such as mugs, tea towels, and corkscrews.
The staff is very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. When in Edinburgh, we stop in so often they start to recognize us and make suggestions of what else we’d like to buy.

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Berlin

Expensive deli that may be resting on its laurels a bit but the quality is in fact there. Had a great antipasti platter with just veggies and mozzarella and even shared it filled both of us up. Wide variety of specialty food goods sold as well as a good selection of wines.

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Berlin
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It's easy to blink and miss Valvona & Crolla when you're walking down Elm Row, however it is a shame to walk by without discovering the mouthwatering delights hidden in the rabbit warren like store. Not for those counting pennies but if you're looking for something tasty this could be the deli for you.

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Posh coffee and snacks - 1 min and across the street!

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Local from Edinburgh

Stocks high quality Italian deli produce with café attached

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