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Cafe Cassis

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43 - 45 Salisbury Road | Newington, Edinburgh eh16 5aa, Scotland
+44 131 667 8991
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the restaurant at the end of June for a family occasion and the food was excellent, catering for all tastes. I had the Mojito Cheesecake which was delicious. The candied orange slice was fantastic taking this dish to another level. Exquisite fine dining.

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Thank Carol C
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had dinner here recently for a friend's birthday having previously had very enjoyable lunches here on several occasions. It was excellent. We had three courses and all were of a very high standard and beautifully presented. The terrine I had was outstanding. We would definitely recommend this restaurant for either lunch or dinner. Unfortunately, it's on the other side... More 

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United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was not sure to begin with as its tucked away in the basement of a hotel. However, what a find!! The food was excellent and the staff very friendly. The chef came out to greet us when we arrived and they all made us feel welcome. Would recommend to everyone.

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Thank 701Panda
Hythe, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to see the chef come out and speak to diners and chat about their requests. Good 'specials' with local fish. Very pleasant staff and very welcoming.

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Thank NikkiSam
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite airy and spacious, despite the below-ground location. The waiting staff are French, charming and attractive. Food is imaginative and well presented. This out-of-centre location would be good for the many B&Bs and small hotels in the Minto St and Prestonfield areas

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Thank IgnorantBystander
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished eating dinner here and it was lovely! It is tucked into the basement of a hotel and looks to be moving to a new location in December 2016. The restaurant was very family friendly and had great gluten free options as well. The service was attentive. They went out of their way to help us, even finding... More 

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Thank howardre
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

hidden in the courtyard of botique hotel, this restaurant turned out to be a nice surprise. supposed to be a fusion of French and Scottish, the food was nicely done and elegantly presented. try to seabream, the veal liver. Steak is good, but lacks the woo factor of the sea food. The staff were very friendly and the setting was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The venue is hidden in the basement of the Salisbury Hotel, which is a bit out of the way but it's bright and light inside. The fixed lunch menu is good value and the food tasty and varied. The seafood terrine starter was delicious and the fish main course likewise. Some onsite car parking too.

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Thank bdenhow
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant with my partner and mother after a recommendation from a friend and I now rather wish I hadn't taken his advice The food was very good, well cooked and presented and a brilliant range of specials, prices are not cheap, but the quality of food is worth the price paid However, our waitress left a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Tried the duck, lamb, cod, escargots and desert platter. The duck and lamb was very good. Cod was a tad too salty and the escargots could afford more garlic in it. Desert platter is a good taste for all the menu but it's best to share the highly sweet offerings.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $33
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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
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, evening meal, Afternoon Tea or just a coffee which you can enjoy in our relaxed seating area or outside in the garden.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?