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Cafe Rouge - Highgate

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Highgate 6 South Grove, London N6 6BS, England
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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san francisco
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a little tired but ok if you do not mind median fare. The service was a little low but everyone has their bad days. Clearly had it's day.

Thank mummab
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really try to find the good in places But this is REALLY bad! The snails should be avoided at all cost - dry, overcooked and tasteless to boot! The very nice waiter conceded that most people had felt the same Not surprised the place was almost empty Sort yourselves out Never again!

Thank GILL G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an alright sort of place really. Nice decor. Traditional breakfast was fine but toast was rock hard and they serve the butter straight from the freezer I swear - you need a blow torch to get it into a spreadable state! And the baked beans are served in a little dish, just cos they are and because it's... More 

Thank littlemedwaytoerag
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Highgate, responded to this review

We do value all our guest feedback as we appreciate the opportunity to improve our service and our guest experience. So thank you for taking the time and care to provide feedback, which we do of course take on board. Thanks once again, best wishes More 

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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Firstly they didn't have the steak I wanted. They're a restaurant. That's all they do. Yet two of they're four steaks were unavailable. I took time to think again and work up to something else. Ordered the soufflé. Really disappointing. Not what I call a soufflé. Tasteless. Then the fish. Soggy stodgy batter. When a cheap fish and chips shop... More 

1 Thank Angloteuton
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I have not been to a Cafe Rouge in years (had a bad experience so avoided the chain) but decided to try the Highgate branch last night with mu husband (I also had a 25% off voucher). We were pleasantly suprised by the meal , the service and the atmosphere. For a rainy Tuesday it was quite busy and I... More 

Thank ginad80
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely staff. I booked my birthday party and I had an amazing time. Thank you all for being so attentive...

Thank All A
Chorley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

A little slow to serve but it was Good Friday. Excellent sharing first course with a variety of meats. Poor second course with burnt and really disappointingly dry and small sea bass and undercooked omelette. Overpriced deserts. Staff quite friendly but I really didn't feel the meal represented good value overall.

1 Thank Jane M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

We came here for Mother's Day dinner. We waited 20min to order, then 20 min again to get drinks. We all had steaks and they all were cold. The waiter was ok, but the food quality super poor. I'm not coming back. First impression not nice

1 Thank cdwee
Norfolk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Dreadfully long wait for food. Just 2 croque monsieur which were luke warm when eventually arrived. Had to ask when food was going to arrive as did other tables around us. Would not go back to that particular Café Rouge again.

1 Thank Wendy C
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant last week with my friends and the service was spot on as well as the food, delicious and tasteful , no to mention how cosy was the environment in that restaurant , every one of their staff seem happy to be there, definitely will come back to this place.

Thank Hector L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highgate 6 South Grove, London N6 6BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 442083429797
We've brought the spirit of France to bustling Highgate Village. Whether you drop by for a continental style breakfast, a coffee and to catch up on the news, a leisurely lunch with friends and a bottle of wine or an intimate dinner à deux, we're sure to have something to please your taste-buds. Café Rouge is situated on South Grove, opposite Pond Square and close to the junction of South Grove and the B519. The nearest London Underground stations are Highgate and Archway - both on the Northern line. The restaurant sits approximately in the middle of the two.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?