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Café Rouge - Edinburgh

43 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1EP +44 1313440055

((((* French
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Open from 08:30 to 23:00 Monday to Saturday, and 08:30 to 22:30 on Sunday.

Lovely lunch.

Clare Gray 25 March 2017
from Falkirk

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In Edinburgh city centre, Café Rouge is housed in a grand building and offers a charming French dining experience. There is a popular outside seating area for al fresco dining.

As part of the nationwide group of Café Rouge restaurants, this branch offers their range of classic French dishes such as confit duck, beef bourguignon, steak frites and mussels. Smaller dishes are also on offer for a lighter bite. Particularly good value for money are the set menus for lunch and dinner (available most days). To accompany the food there is also a good range of French wines, many from less well known producers.

In true French style, breakfast is also an important meal at Café Rouge. With croissants, pain au chocolat, omelettes and croques, as well as hot chocolate, tea and all types of coffees, it makes a great start to the day.

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Princess Street Gardens are within easy reach of Café Rouge in Edinburgh. Edinburgh Rail Station is a 12-minute walk away.

Café Rouge - Edinburgh

43 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1EP

Contact +44 1312254515
Reservations +44 1313440055

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Customer reviews for Café Rouge - Edinburgh

4.2 ((((* (based on 166 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (108)
  • lunch (107)
  • child friendly (69)
  • romantic (57)
  • large parties (55)
  • value (52)
  • entertainment (31)
  • al fresco (29)
  • breakfast (28)
  • business (27)
  • private dining (15)
  • afternoon tea (12)
  • trendy (12)
  • views (9)
  • luxury (5)
  • ((((( 26 March 2017 by Gordon Clark from Edinburgh

    Excellent food and very good service nice and relaxed. Had to change timing which was no problem to staff.

  • ((((( 25 March 2017 by Clare Gray from Falkirk

    Lovely lunch.

  • ((((( 6 March 2017 by JH from Edinburgh

    The service was excellent and the waiter could not have been any more helpful when my soup was cold, it was no problem whatsoever to change. Very attentive and pleasant staff.

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Adam Fergie from Edinburgh

    Excellent restaurant. Nice layout and decor. Music was not too loud. Had the best steak I have ever had with their lovely Roquefort sauce. My partner had the beautiful Bœuf bourguignon.

  • ((((* 3 February 2017 by Madge Mitchell from Edinburgh

    Has a good atmosphere and friendly staff. Food dependable not wonderful

  • ((((* 28 January 2017 by David Yorke from Edinburgh

    Excellent convivial atmosphere.Good food & wine, reasonably priced. We are regular customers.

  • ((*** 19 January 2017 by Alison Hilton from Burnley

    Very disappointed. On arrival told that the two courses for £10.95 was only a trial.. and wasn't available even though it was booked as that deal on bookable. Daughters meal very bland and no flavour. Mine and my other family's meal very nice.. waitress very helpful.. nice atmosphere..

  • (((** 11 January 2017 by Joyce Beattie from Edinburgh

    Lovely meal but the restaurant did not seem to be aware of the deal, 2 courses for £10.95 but they did sort it out after a little discussion with the managed.

  • ((((* 8 January 2017 by Peter Boeters from Edinburgh

    Nice food!
    Friendly staff
    Little chilly in restaurant but okay

  • ((*** 5 January 2017 by Sam Quin from Cockenzie and Port Seton

    Servuce was slow. Ran out of a few things and the menu including drinks. Bill was wrong. Food was ok. Staff were friendly.

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