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Cafe Tabou

4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
+44 1738 446698
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mussels” (39 reviews)
“chef salad” (8 reviews)
“cassoulet” (6 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

'Had' to spend the night in Perth whilst the Landrover was being serviced, and the better half booked the family in for dinner. All I can say is that this lovely small restaurant ticked all the boxes. Great food, great wine and fantastic service. Will...More

Thank SmilerScott
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We have visited Cafe Taboo on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. The food is always of the highest quality as is the service and the general atmosphere in the restaurant. The quality and standard they set are very high and are...More

Thank Theroaringfork
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This was an early evening meal out with friends which was a pre-theatre two-course special. Good unhurried service and the two courses faultless. The restaurant has a nice ambience. Could maybe do with the slightly more eating space at table but that criticism is minor....More

Thank Elnojj
Reviewed April 3, 2017

You do not have to travel to france because this place could be in france.Its uder new management but you can hardly tell as all is as before with chefs salad that no one else in Perth does.There is the usual French inspired deligths,mussels,confit of...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed April 3, 2017

took our aunt and uncle for an evening dinner , service was excellent they were very good with them even sourcing some rabbit that didnt appear on the menu for my uncle . food overall was very good we all had varied dishes and all...More

Thank alan k
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular visitor and the service is excellent. The only thin that beats it is the quality of the meal. Anyone visiting Perth MUST dine here.

Thank KelmanC
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner with family member using itison voucher . Had main and dessert from pre theatre menu. Food tasted amazing and was beautifully presented, really good portion sizes too. Staff friendly and professional. Look forward to returning soon.

Thank Weesarah1980
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Looking for a lively venue for dinner with foodie friends on a Saturday evening . All food choices were well received - hubbies steak & chips drew admiring glances from the other men who went for a healthier fish option . Not great in terms...More

Thank BinkyBoo1
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a pre theatre meal with our friends in this French Restaurant, the Moroccan Lamb was excellent with some nice Malbec. Service was very efficient and friendly. There's a nice feel and a relaxing atmosphere about this place. We loved it and we...More

Thank tonyb8
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Visited this restaurant again on Saturday, 25 March having previously had nice meals here. The choice of pre theatre dishes is very good and the specials board is also tempting. The starters were mussels and soup. For mains I had a superb chicken cordon blue...More

Thank Ken S
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Are dogs allowed?
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
Have sat outside with my dogs and the staff even brought water for them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 446698
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Cafe Tabou is an established, award-winning French brasserie located in Perth city centre’s vibrant Cafe Quarter.

A fine dining restaurant, it is one of Scotland's most acclaimed restaurants of its type and undoubtedly a place where fine food, great service and a wonderful atmosphere blend to create a unique day or evening venue.

Marek Michalak, the Executive Chef and co-owner was awarded a prestigious Master Chef of Great Britain accreditation in 2015 and the loyal customer base appreciates the efficient service, delicious seasonal menus and wonderful selection of fine wines.
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