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34 North West Thistle | Street Lane, Edinburgh EH2 1EA, Scotland (New Town)
(0131) 226 2211
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Ranked #249 of 1,916 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $82
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Scottish
Neighborhood: New Town
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We were there on a Thursday evening at 6pm in January. Waited half an hour for starters. We both had fishcake-good but nothing really to inspire. The bread at the table however was extremely hard on the crust. For mains we both had venison for main course. This was excellent. Well done to all. We followed this with cheeseboard. Cheeses... More 

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british rover
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97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Hugely enjoyed an immaculate 3 course dinner here, the food was expertly cooked, the venue is charming, staff polite and warm, i seriously struggle to find fault. If you would like a high end french meal without pretensions this is the place.

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Edinburgh
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Last year I reviewed Cafe St Honore giving it top marks but commenting that the restaurant was a bit cold. This year I could find no fault. Great service, delicious food, wonderful wine and that characteristic Parisian ambiance that keeps bringing us back time after time. My wife and I had a thoroughly enjoyable evening and are looking forward to... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went for dinner on Friday evening with friends. Nice and relaxed and waiting staff were great. Really no complaints and a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Would recommend the venison main course. We had two corses , two bottles of wine and coffee. Came in at £50 per head. A fair price for a lovely evening with great food. Well done to... More 

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Guildford
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Table for 2 on a Tuesday in January. Restaurant was quiet but still had a decent atmosphere. Food that comes out of the kitchen is a of a very high standard, chef understands ingredients and is clearly classically French trained - spot on. Downside for us was the service. Waited a solid 15-minutes to have our mains cleared, the reason?... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I visited with my husband and in-laws over Christmas and New Year, and had a great experience here. The food was all locally sourced, with credits to all suppliers, which was nice. The portion sizes of the starters were very generous, and all the food was delicious. The menu is not extensive, which is reassuring, as the menu seems to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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237 reviews 237 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This restaurant continues to offer superior food, great atmosphere, great service and a relaxed atmosphere which differentiates it from the crowd. The staff are wonderful and we felt welcome and valued. A great night out in a great restaurant.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

To those who remember the Cafe St Honore it its hayday, this is now a less satisfying experience. It's rather ordinary and less French. The food is perfectly adequate, but the quality doesn't really match the price. Granted, there is still something of the ambience, and the (Polish) person who took our order and seemed generally to be in charge... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We chose Cafe St Honore over other nearby restaurants as we have always enjoyed the consistently high quality of the food, ambience and service. On the Wednesday night in early December when we visited the service was, as always, excellent. The ambience was not quite so good but we had been advised that there was a large office party booked... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I haven't been here in far too long. Needed to book a table to meet with son and daughter for lunch and catch up during their exams. Ran through sleet down cobbled lane towards the cafe. Lovely welcome. Table was by window so that we could look out from warm, candle lit restau on to wintry weather. Service was perfect... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe St Honore

Address: 34 North West Thistle | Street Lane, Edinburgh EH2 1EA, Scotland
Phone Number: (0131) 226 2211
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 82
Cuisine: French, Scottish

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