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Cafe St Honoré

34 North West Thistle Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH2 1EA +44 1313000380

(((() French
Main course: £17
Food spend: £32

Cosy warm very hospitable and great food ... good fixed price menu

Lesley Brew 03 December 2016
from London

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One of Edinburgh’s best-kept secrets, Café St Honore sits nestled on a charming cobbled street in Edinburgh’s New Town. An Art Deco-style dining room features glitzy mirrors and glossy black and white floor tiling.

Serving the very best Scottish produce in an authentically Parisian bistro interior, the Café St Honore menu offers an eclectic, daily-changing selection. Delicately crafted mains incorporate subtle Scottish accents, like organic Scotch beef bourguignon and mash, whole grilled sardines, coq au vin made with organic Perthshire chickens, and local cheeses with home-made oatcakes and chutney. A tempting cafe classics menu is also served.

As well as crowd-pleasing blends, the wine list Café St Honore restaurant offers a host of bespoke blends for the wine enthusiast. For a graceful conclusion, tempting desserts are served alongside artisan coffee and dainty petit fours.

Recognised by the Sustainable Restaurant Association since 2009, Cafe St Honoré in Edinburgh was awarded 3-star champion status in 2012. Edinburgh Rail Station is 10 minutes' walk away.

Cafe St Honoré

34 North West Thistle Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH2 1EA

Contact +44 1312262211
Reservations +44 1313000380

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Customer reviews for Cafe St Honoré

4.6 (((() (based on 229 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (182)
  • lunch (136)
  • romantic (111)
  • private dining (51)
  • value (48)
  • business (37)
  • luxury (27)
  • large parties (13)
  • entertainment (12)
  • child friendly (11)
  • trendy (11)
  • breakfast (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • views (2)
  • ((((( 7 December 2016 by Jane Robson from Morpeth

    Excellent as usual

  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Andrew Taylor from Hamilton

    This is our third visit to this wonderful restaurant. Our visit is combined with Christmas shopping and an overnight stay in Edinburgh. The food and service was , again of the highest standard. This must be one of the most atmospheric restaurants in the capital. Cafe St Honore has now, for my wife and myself, become a yearly visit and part of Christmas. I have also recommended the restaurant to friends who enjoyed the same experience as we have. Long may this restaurant continue to deliver sublime food and wine
    Can't wait for our next visit
    Bonne Chance
    Cafe St Honore

  • ((((( 3 December 2016 by Lesley Brew from London

    Cosy warm very hospitable and great food ... good fixed price menu

  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by Nick Anderson from Oxford

    Fantastic setting, great food (I am a head chef!) wine excellent if a tad pricey

  • ((((( 17 November 2016 by Russ Buckroyd from Edinburgh

    The quality and flavour of the food was exceptional

  • ((((( 16 November 2016 by Lynne Parlett from Edinburgh

    Super service, menu very tempting with excellent separate menu for gluten free.
    Gluten free bread a nice touch.
    The chocolate sponge with foraged mint ice cream (gluten free!) was delicious.

  • ((((* 16 November 2016 by Jeff Chalmers from Edinburgh

    Great (French) lunch. Good selection of dishes. Amazing tastes. Lunch is excellent value. Only negative was that young waitress (who couldn't understand any French) had no idea about what we'd had so the bill went backwards and forwards a few times before being settled in cash. Only for us to be embarrassed that we had missed some wine which was picked up by another member of staff as we were leaving. No big deal but did make us feel like criminals although they were pleasant enough. Annoying because it was not our fault.

  • ((((* 15 November 2016 by Martin Tolhurst from Nairn

    Excellent service, nice bistro atmosphere, good quality food to make an enjoyable evening

  • ((((( 14 November 2016 by Ck Hamilton-betts from edinburgh

    A secret hideaway. Buzzing and full of people who enjoy fine food. Excellent service, atmosphere and stuuning food. You will not be dissapointed. Ten out of ten

  • ((((( 14 November 2016 by David Chalk from Edinburgh

    Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Will definitely go back

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