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Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant

#339 of 1,782 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
New Town
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94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
+44 131 225 2131
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Aviemore, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The coffee was good but our scones heavy and dry. The place didn't look clean and there was a fusty smell.

Thank jalogs
Kinross, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are so looking forward to our veggie breakfast after a night out in Edinburgh but the service was unreasonably slow. We arrived at 10.10am and placed our order 2 muffins with veg sausage & fried egg & 1 muffin with veg haggis & scrambled egg. Although the restaurant was really quiet (2 other tables) we still had to ask... More 

Thank Susanne M
Reykjavik, Iceland
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good meal for four. My friends said the vegetarian haggis was superb. I had the lasagne which was good as well. Sweets really nice Service efficient and not pushy and the cost not high. Always worth booking

Thank Toxshot44
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Started off with marinated olives and soup of the day, which was potatoes and leek(comes with two slices of bread-can ask for gluten free.) olives were a bit smaller portioned than I expected but nonetheless delicious. Soup was pretty good and warmed my stomach up for our main dish. I ordered the risotto! It was very creamy and consisted of... More 

Thank Christine H
Milton Keynes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely vegan restaurant. Friendly staff. Great food and service. Lots of choice. Good value. Good location We arrived at 12pm and had no problem getting a table. By 1pm the restaurant was nearly full which was impressive for a niche establishment on a side street on a Thursday! Highly recommended. DC

Thank DSCMiltonKeynes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place for breakfast on Saturday - opens at 8am which is great as you can come in relax and enjoy before you start your shopping! You can be as healthy or unhealthy as you wish but either way the quality of the food is outstanding Recommend the porridge and Scottish vegan breakfast- both superb! Will be coming back... More 

Thank sc207
Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I popped into the deli/cafe part of this place for lunch. The veggie/vegan options were brilliant as was the standard of the food standards. I recommend the Hallomi Wrap. The only aspect that really let this fantastic place down was the staff, who would benefit from improving their customer services in the following ways: - If customers are waiting and... More 

Thank Michelle B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cam to Hendersons years ago when a vegetarian restaurant was not popular, but times have caught up with this venerable place and it still serves great fresh food in a casual and hospitable environment at reasonable prices. We were there for breakfast and later returned for lunch. My partner had the Haggis and Scrambled aggs which were delicious and... More 

Thank bigharbour@gmail.com
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went to hendersons with a friend for brunch. Unfortunately the brunch menu finished very early (before 12) so we had the salad bar. The salad selection was very good and tasty but it was difficult to choose as none of the salads were labelled and it wasn't obvious what each was. The potato salad was really good it was... More 

Thank Victoria S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

It was a delightful atmosphere, with live music and delicious food. Staff were friendly and passionate about the food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $18
British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighborhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2131
Established in 1963, Scotland's first vegetarian restaurant "The Salad Table" is still proudly serving fresh, wholesome and tasty food. Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or visit our deli shop for some takeaway and a loaf from our onsite organic bakery. Our restaurant is set up cafeteria style, offering a relaxed and informal dining experience, featuring live music every night, it's perfect for families, young and old, and still run as Janet Henderson envisioned 53 years ago.

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Staying in New Town

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighborhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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