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32-34 High Street | Perth, Perth PH1 5TQ, Scotland
+44 1738 636310
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Reid's Cafe and Bistro opened in July 2010 and is privately owned by...
Reid's Cafe and Bistro opened in July 2010 and is privately owned by locals Alan and Allison Ovenstone who continue to take an active role in day-to-day operations of the vibrant venue. Located in the City's busy High Street, Reid's is open 7 days a week and serves locally sourced produce, beef from a local award-winning butcher, breads and a selection of home baking produced freshly at Reid's. You'll receive a warm Perth welcome from the friendly staff and can choose from an extensive breakfast menu, fabulous cups of fresh coffee in the mornings and afternoons, and lunch or tea from the All Day Menu. A "Daily Specials Board" offers some tempting options over the lunch period and Reid's is regularly buzzing in the middle of the day. The outside seating terrace has an enviable position on the main commercial High Street, cornering St John Street, full of independent retailers, and opposite George Street which leads to the Perth Museum & Art Gallery. Reid's is an ideal place to come & enjoy home cooking with flair & passion, whether its breakfast, lunch or coffee, our large menu & specials board should tempt you in. The team pride themselves on serving you freshly prepared food in the tastiest way possible.
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The food, staff and surroundings are all commendable here. Actually the service was outstanding. The food arrived pretty quickly despite the warning of a slight delay. And I was very impressed with the house take on a club sandwich! If pushed, the only change I'd make is that the fries were a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The food, staff and surroundings are all commendable here. Actually the service was outstanding. The food arrived pretty quickly despite the warning of a slight delay. And I was very impressed with the house take on a club sandwich! If pushed, the only change I'd make is that the fries were a little undercooked but that is probably a personal... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely bits decor and nice menu. However, I was on my own, and I was not made to feel at all welcome, even though I was shown to a tiny squashed in table. I got the distinct impression I was taking up too much room as there was an empty chair! I then waited as people in after me were... More 

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Wells, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

we 1st visited here 9 months ago, as we where back in perth for the day we though we would go and eat here again and we were not disappointed the service, the menu,the drinks selection were still as good

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Called in on impulse for a snack and brunch. This place is spotless, our welcome was good, décor and layout looked attractive, but my, oh my, most of the seats are small and hard and very uncomfortable. A full meal in here would be a challenge, especially with such small tables too. We ordered a scone and hot chocolate and... More 

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Light lunch while shopping in Perth. Attentive service, good food and really nice ambience with interesting furniture and paintings/mirrors, etc. Oh....and the food was excellent and fairly priced. We normally go to the Loft at the other end of the High Street, but would certainly go back to Reid's.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went in Reid's today. My first time. Just relocated to Perth on Monday. Ordered the Honey and Banana scone, asked if jam was home made, it was not but when the scone came I was pleasantly surprised as the Raspberry jam they buy in was very lovely and apparently more surprisingly from Lidl! The scone itself was perfectly baked and... More 

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Reid's is an attractive cafe in the centre of Perth. We were shown to a seat by a friendly member of staff who pointed out the fairly extensive gluten free section of the menu and was quick and helpful when she went to find out what the cake options were for the day. I had a rhubarb loaf which was... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My first comment concerns the chairs. They have two types, wooden ones which I find very uncomfortable and leather covered ones which are very comfortable. You should choose the comfortable ones! The decor of the cafe is slightly unusual being part modern and part old fashioned but quite pleasant. The savoury food is quite highly spiced with Thai and Mediterranean... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great local coffee shop and cafe with a classy feel right on the high street. Lovely friendly service, delicious coffee and cakes. Very popular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Had a really delicious lunch. When we walked in it was busy but we were seated and served quickly. I had the special Panini of the day and it was one of the best I've had. All the food coming from the kitchen looked really good and I would definitely go back.

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Additional Information about Reid's

Address: 32-34 High Street | Perth, Perth PH1 5TQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1738 636310
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32-34 High Street | Perth, Perth PH1 5TQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 636310

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

Reid's Cafe and Bistro opened in July 2010 and is privately owned by locals Alan and Allison Ovenstone who continue to take an active role in day-to-day operations of the vibrant venue. Located in the City's busy High Street, Reid's is open 7 days a week and serves locally sourced produce, beef from a local award-winning butcher, breads and a selection of home baking produced freshly at Reid's. You'll receive a warm Perth welcome from the friendly staff and can choose from an extensive breakfast menu, fabulous cups of fresh coffee in the mornings and afternoons, and lunch or tea from the All Day Menu. A "Daily Specials Board" offers some tempting options over the lunch period and Reid's is regularly buzzing in the middle of the day. The outside seating terrace has an enviable position on the main commercial High Street, cornering St John Street, full of independent retailers, and opposite George Street which leads to the Perth Museum & Art Gallery. Reid's is an ideal place to come & enjoy home cooking with flair & passion, whether its breakfast, lunch or coffee, our large menu & specials board should tempt you in. The team pride themselves on serving you freshly prepared food in the tastiest way possible.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?