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Cafe Cassis

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French, Scottish
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43 - 45 Salisbury Road | Newington, Edinburgh eh16 5aa, Scotland
+44 131 667 8991
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Cafe Cassis is an exciting,family orientated bistro with a fantastic...
Cafe Cassis is an exciting,family orientated bistro with a fantastic enclosed garden to the rear of the restaurant.Alison &Denis welcome you to Cafe Cassis where you can enjoy fantastic food in a friendly and relaxing surroundings. The menu at Cafe Cassis is varied with a French influence and offers food made from the best locally sourced ingredients,guaranteed to tempt and stimulate your taste buds. Join us for lunch or an evening meal, or just a coffee which you can enjoy in our relaxed seating area or outside in the garden
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
unassuming and excellent hidden gem

we visited Edinburgh last week and booked this restaurant based on Tripadvisor's reviews, and Boy! were we not disappointed. The staff, waitress in a blue dress, and she knows who she was to the owner were friendly and welcoming. The restaurant was in a basement of a hotel but do not be put off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Lincoln
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

we visited Edinburgh last week and booked this restaurant based on Tripadvisor's reviews, and Boy! were we not disappointed. The staff, waitress in a blue dress, and she knows who she was to the owner were friendly and welcoming. The restaurant was in a basement of a hotel but do not be put off. The food was to die for... More 

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

There were roadworks very close to this restaurant when I visited. It is in the basement of a hotel building, a bit tucked away. I had the pre-theatre menu, which includes a glass of wine. I had the mushroom and cheese crepe, the catch of the day (a medley of fish on the evening that I visited) and bread and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Have been to this great little restaurant about 5 times now and felt I should review it. Went yesterday with a friend for lunch and although good before, I think this was the best ever! My friend had the liver parfait (of which I had a little share using the complimentary bread basket) and then we both chose a (new... More 

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Scotland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Had lunch a couple of months ago and really loved all the food served. There were about 7 of us and we all enjoyed our lunch and for me the highlight was the floating island desert with caramel sauce.....divine! I had the crepe for a main course and only issue was not enough..but .again delicious. Would highly recommend for lunch.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a restaurant that you are unlikely to come across by chance as it is in a side street and located in a basement. But for those who do find it they are in for a treat. It is a family run restaurant and the owner-chef is French and the food is modern French. The menu is designed to... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times with family and with friends. Enjoyed the calm simplicity each time. My kIds like this place too.. Once my friend and I were a bit too early for lunch, it was my friend's birthday, we were just about to order coffee and leave when chef came out and took our order and served us a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Came across this restaurant whilst with friends and decided to give it a try. I'm glad we did! Food was excellent and the staff couldn't have been more helpful, they provided great service. I will be recommending you to friends and family.

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Salisbury
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Went to this little restaurant as a result of trip advisor and the reviews weren't wrong. Excellent food, brilliant service and genuinely nice people definitely recommend

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The variety and quality of the food at this restaurant has always been good and very reasonable prices . The staff are friendly and service efficient. The French chef is friendly and shows great imagination in devising the menu .

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My partner and I decided to have a weekend away in Edinburgh and we stayed nearby. Using trip Advisor I found Cafe Cassis and based on the reviews we paid a visit for evening dinner. I am so pleased we did, the surroundings were smart and crisp,the service excellent and the food delicious with a good selection of wines.We were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 - 45 Salisbury Road | Newington, Edinburgh eh16 5aa, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 8991

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 46
  • Cuisine: French, Scottish

Description

Cafe Cassis is an exciting,family orientated bistro with a fantastic enclosed garden to the rear of the restaurant.Alison &Denis welcome you to Cafe Cassis where you can enjoy fantastic food in a friendly and relaxing surroundings. The menu at Cafe Cassis is varied with a French influence and offers food made from the best locally sourced ingredients,guaranteed to tempt and stimulate your taste buds. Join us for lunch or an evening meal, or just a coffee which you can enjoy in our relaxed seating area or outside in the garden

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