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£67
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Step back in time to an old-school Parisian bistro in the heart of Edinburgh New Town” at this “cosy and unpretentious establishment down a side street off Princes Street” that “serves food as Elizabeth David might have ordered and admired”“long may it continue”.

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£61
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tucked away in a back street off George Street” you’ll find a little corner of “Left Bank Paris preserved en gelée” – serving “divine French bistro food” that’s “just right for a romantic tryst”. “This long standing restaurant continues to show others that great ingredients well prepared shine through”, while demonstrating “outstanding commitment to local small suppliers”.

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£61
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Hidden away in the lanes of the New Town but well worth seeking out” – Neil Forbes's “romantic” fixture is a “French delight in the middle of Edinburgh” (“like stepping into somewhere in Paris”). Reporters, taking their place alongside the “large cohort of regulars”, invariably laud its “authentic” cooking – “French with Scottish touches” (and nowadays with “sustainability and organic local produce at its heart”).

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£62
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“French romantic at its best… I felt transported 500 miles south” – Neil Forbes’s “intimate brasserie” is a long-term fixture of the New Town, and wins glowing all-round praise for its “lovely cosy atmosphere” and “delicious” food that’s “always consistent”, too.

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34 NW Thistle Street Ln, Edinburgh, EH2 1EA

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
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No dress code
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Café St-Honoré Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Café St-Honoré Restaurant in EH2, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Café St-Honoré restaurant.
Simon M
This restaurant is tucked away down a back ...
Reviewed 3 months, 2 days ago

"This restaurant is tucked away down a back street. Once you arrive the atmosphere is great. They offered a daily a menu but also offered a special starter and main. The langoustine starter was a very generous portion and extremely well cooked. The special deer as a main course was superb. My colleagues also praised the cod and mackerel as being very well cooked and presented. The service was good. I was here before covid and my return visit was just as good. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £24.50 £32.00
Dinner £28.50 £36.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£12.00 £30.80 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £27.50
Filter Coffee £3.75
Extras  
Bread £1.00
Service 10.00%
34 NW Thistle Street Ln, Edinburgh, EH2 1EA
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:15pm‑9:30 pm
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:15pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:15pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:15pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm, 5:15pm‑9:30 pm

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