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Two courses £20, Three Courses £25.50
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Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 People

Starts: 15 January 2018

Ends: 31 March 2018

Availability: Daily 17:30-22:00

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Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 1:00PM 5:15PM - 10:00PM

About Café St Honoré

Bringing 1940s Paris to modern-day Edinburgh, Café St Honoré restaurant is a charming bistro serving up traditional French cuisine (with a few Scottish favourites thrown in) to a loyal clientele. Tucked away on a picturesque cobbled lane in the New Town, the cosy dining room at Café St Honore, with mirrored walls and black-and-white tiled floors, provides an atmospheric retreat. The team here are passionate about local, organic produce, so the menu changes daily. There are prix fixe menus on offer at lunch and dinner if you’re after a bargain, or just need an excuse to indulge in dessert. In the evening, a seasonal menu du jour is available alongside the full a la carte, which features dishes like roast pheasant with red cabbage and pancetta; Shetland salmon with leek and herb risotto; and vanilla crème brûlée. The wine list features some excellent French wines – a real treat for novices and connoisseurs alike.

34 North West Thistle Street Lane
Edinburgh, EH2 1EA
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
French, Scottish

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily: 12pm - 2pm, 5:30pm - 10pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
£26 to £40

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
0131 226 2211

Website:
http://www.cafesthonore.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Café St Honoré Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.5

Noise

Quiet

97% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (16)
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Quiet Conversation (13)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Cosy (11)
Romance (10)
Lunch (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Authentic (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Neighbourhood Gem (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Seasonal (7)
Business Meals (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Casual (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Fun (3)
Organic (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Group Bookings (2)
Healthy (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Child Friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
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 (Yorkshire)·Dined on 3 January 2018

Once again Cafe St Honore provided an excellent meal. The wait staff were knowledgeable and friendly. The wine was very good with a reasonable choice. We love the cooking here. The cassoulet was excellent once again as was the steak. We don't live in Edinburgh but visit frequently though wish we could come here more often. We will definitely return.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 17 December 2017

This was our first time at Café St Honore, but certainly won't be the last. The food was outstanding and the service was first class.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Yorkshire)·Dined on 10 December 2017

We love Cafe St Honore as the food is authentic French cooking. Extremely tasty food and great choice. I had vegetarian options (I am not vegetarian) and they were as delicious as meat courses. Cassoulet wad also amazing and I hope they have it next time we come in early January!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 9 December 2017

Lovely place for a romantic meal. Great ambience, fabulous food and good service

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food5
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 7 December 2017

Pretty setting ,excellent food and friendly staff. Liked it so much that I returned with family a few days later.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (London)·Dined on 9 November 2017

Being a real foodie I must say this is a find when I was on business in Edinburgh.
I have the business lunch which was outstanding from beginning to the end.
I started with mussels which were great followed by what was described as pork hash which was pork with onions and cabbage with an egg in the top, a good portion and delicious. Desert was a fab crime brûlée. Go there fellow diners if you are in Edinburgh anytime.
It was so reasonably priced too. Well done for a great lunch. This is the best review I have done in ages

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food5
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 25 October 2017

This is a great place. I use it often for business dinners and it never, ever, disappoints. The staff are very welcoming and attentive and the food is lovely.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Aberdeen)·Dined on 24 October 2017

This is a favourite of mine! As always, the food was really good....I had ham hock terrine, blade of beef and then cheese. Wines by the glass are good too - and the service excellent.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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food5
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·Dined on 13 October 2017

My wife and I had a lovely lunch - we had been here once before a few years ago. The welcome, help with food and wine choices and the service were all very warm and helpful. The food was really good and the atmosphere is very Parisienne. It won't be as long till we next visit.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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service3
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 3 October 2017

Absolutely brilliant food. Fine Scottish produce impeccably cooked. Service at best inexpert -- had a sense staff were all still in training. And ambience somewhat impaired by inappropriate music. But the food is the main thing, and that was superb.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on 28 September 2017

Superb cooking! Well presented and friendly staff

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Bath)·Dined on 25 September 2017

Always great food and service. The food quality is consistent and the service always friendly.

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·Dined on 24 September 2017

It is not often that a restaurant meets expectations, here is an exception

Food, service and ambience were all top quality. It's no surprise this restaurant has been awarded

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 23 September 2017

My wife and I love it here, Neil and his team do an amazing job bringing so many tasty dishes time after time. We particularly admire his local sourcing policy.

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food5
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 (London)·Dined on 18 September 2017

Fabulous food with fresh local cuisine. Friendly service and an excellent Selection of wines. Highly recommend this restaurant although it is tucked away in a dark alley it ia worth hunting down.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Business Meals
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food5
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·Dined on 16 September 2017

We really enjoyed our lunch, menu was great with many choices and at an affordable price. The staff were attentive without being overbearing and nothing was too much trouble. The house wine (red and white was excellent) and well worth the price we paid. Overall our Dining was experience was great, that it felt very French just made it better. Highly recommended by all five of us in the party.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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food5
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 5 September 2017

This was our first visit. Atmosphere, food and staff were all great.

Look forward to my return trip

Tags: Cozy, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on 25 August 2017

We have now eaten at St Honere 3 times and if possible the food gets more delicious. Every mouthfall is yummy. Really friendly staff very helpful and welcoming. It is a very cosy restaurant with a charming atmosphere. We will return again next year.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Aberdeen)·Dined on 24 August 2017

After several visits, I still love coming here to eat. The food is always well-presented, well cooked and tasty. The staff are friendly and efficient. I was going to give 4 stars overall because they forgot to bring a glass of red wine with my main course, but when we reminded our waitress, the manager apologised and took it off our bill. I have no hesitation in giving it 5 stars.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on 7 August 2017

Absolute perfection and I highly recommend that you go

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 19 July 2017

This is such a good restaurant! Ingredients are very fresh and put together in innovative ways, i.e. panzanella with smoked mackerel. what a great idea! The pork rillette was delicious. We had venison and duck confit for mains and they were very well cooked. Frangipane cake with cherries was a nice finish as was the tablet that came with coffee or tea. I cant believe we waited so long to try this place. We will definitely be back. The service was very warm and welcoming as well as competent.

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 (London)·Dined on 9 July 2017

Great food and place!!!

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 (Austin)·Dined on 4 July 2017

Food was delicious and lunch course special was a great value. The creme brûlée was one of the best I've ever eaten!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 1 July 2017

First visit and won't be the last. Superb food served flawlessly. Full of character with attentive staff. Other kitchens should aspire to serve food as fresh and tasty.

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food5
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 (Aberdeen)·Dined on 24 June 2017

I have never been disappointed when I eat here. We have been for lunches and dinners and all have been excellent. The atmosphere is comfortable, service excellent and good great!

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on 20 June 2017

Second time dining here. Both were fantastic. Would highly recommend Cafe St. Honore.

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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 18 June 2017

It was amazing. Great Food and Wine, very good Service.
Everything top.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 20 May 2017

We have returned to the restaurant on a few occasions, it is on our top ten restaurants

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on 10 May 2017

We had a lovely dinner at Cafe St Honore. It has a French bistro vibe and serves top notch Scottish ingredients. Good see a restaurant serve Arbroath Smokie (in the form of a croquette) as a starter, (more restaurants should showcase this delightful smoked fish). Duck followed served with Stornoway Black Pudding hit the spot. Perfectly cooked rhubarb for pud. My wife had the belly pork, soft and unctuous.
This is a great place for dinner. The kitchen knows what it's doing, the staff are friendly and welcoming. Thoroughly recommend it.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 7 April 2017

Delicious lunch, lovely ambience and delightful staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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 (Bath)·Dined on 16 March 2017

The quality of the food and excellent presentation and service made this a lovely mid week dinner. Definitely recommend for a special occasion or dinner with friends.

Tags: Healthy, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (London)·Dined on 22 February 2017

We enjoyed a beautifully prepared three course meal that was also excellent value for money and authentically French.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (London)·Dined on 10 February 2017

We had lovely a lunch and would thoroughly recommend it for a romantic meal.

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 (London)·Dined on 4 January 2017

Definitely recommend for the food and service. A hidden gem.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 17 December 2016

It's one of Edinburgh's secret gems - tucked away in Thistle Street, in the lane. It's a lovely restaurant just like stepping into Paris fir the afternoon or evening. The food is amazing food - using seasonal foods/ingredients - the staff are friendly and helpful.

Tags: Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Organic, Authentic, Outstanding Value, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Healthy
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 3 December 2016

We had pheasant Waldorf salad to start which beautiful and delicate leaving plenty of room for other courses. Main was Hake and was excellent. Sticky toffee pudding was good but have had better. Cheese board was enjoyable with a good selection. The restaurant is a lovely place with excellent ambiance upstairs although I would not want to sit downstairs

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 25 November 2016

Excellent as usual having not been for a while

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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 22 November 2016

Friendly efficient and helpful service. Good food. Good value

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (Edinburgh)·Dined on 30 October 2016

This was our first visit to the restaurant. Celebrating my wife's birthday. Food was excellent and service very good. Would definitely recommend

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Organic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 13 October 2016

Very cute French bistro tucked away on a hidden cobblestone street. The waitstaff was friendly and accommodating to our one year old daughter - not every place in Edinburgh will allow babies for dinner! Would definitely visit again.

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