Cafe Tartine

4.2
215 reviews
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French
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  • Brunch
  • Casual
  • Lunch
Cafe Tartine is a rustic French cafe wine bar which is family owned. Serving all the classics you might expect from Croque Monsieur/Madame/florentine to Moules Frites, French onion soup and many more delectable dishes that we have had excellent feedback from since we opened. If it's just a coffee you're looking for or a 3 course dinner we're there for you. Oh, did I mention that our conservatory is dog friendly and we are Family friendly up until midnight.
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R
Pittsburgh
33 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for breakfast. Wide range and excellent quality. Attentive and friendly staff.

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DS
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food (from the breakfast menu) and fantastic service.

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EJ
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic dinner with lovely staff. Very family & dog friendly. Most certainly recommend it!

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F
Orlando
11 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Lovely brunch with a friend. Delicious eggs benedict - poached eggs were perfect. Very generous filling in bacon roll. Only minor issue was draft coming in from glass door that got stuck slightly open every time someone entered or exited- it was a chilly day!

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LF
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a lovely breakfast. The staff were great and made us very welcome.

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WD
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great but a little pricey but dont let the cost put you off.

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JG
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely atmosphere and food.
On a previous trip, I enjoyed the live music also.

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AF
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

My steak was not great but my friends was good. Service was quite good but restaurant was quiet. I should have mentioned that my steak had shines through it early enough for them to remedy it.

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JB
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Four of us met to discuss some business over lunch. It all worked fine. Nice place, great food, good service.

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A
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were seated in the conservatory, a table at the window. It was very nice to look out on the cobbles, the rill and the wee trees. The waiters were pleasant and friendly, the service efficient. My dish of sea bass was delicious, cooked just right, with broccoli spears the right degree of al dente. I asked the waiter to choose a full bodied red for my glass of wine, and his choice was excellent - a Cotes du Rhone.
One friend had the moules frites - she said the mussels were somewhat overcooked, but tasted good - and the other ordered a croque monsieur which she pronounced delicious. It was also huge! We have already decided to meet here for lunch again next month.

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M
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Leith staple and never disappoints, food and service always great.

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AM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience! The service was the best we've had in a long time and the food was lovely. Will be back!

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RT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great to be able to take the dog for Sunday dinner. The food was great. Wine was lovely. Didn't feel under any time pressure. All in all a lovely time.

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SO
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Relaxing atmosphere, ambient decor and excellent food. Servers are polite and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back for more.

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AM
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very nice, very pleasant staff, reasonably priced, desserts are good value for money

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AR
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I are regular visitors, along with our dog. This is a very dog friendly venue, with dogs welcome in the conservatory area at the back of the cafe. The staff are always very welcoming and the food is first class. If you live in Edinburgh, or your are a visitor give Cafe Tartine a try - I don't think you will be disappointed.

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SC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

The restaurant was surprisingly quiet so soon after New Year, but we received a warm welcome from the staff and enjoyed good food & nice wine at a reasonable price.

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MH
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely family brunch. Very friendly and helpful staff. Crepes are amazing. Also very dog friendly but in the conservatory area only.

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DM
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Good value restaurant. Service was excellent. Food was nice but have had better. I would however recommend a visit.

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AO
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food at great prices.
Menu not extensive but focussed on what they do extremely well.
Wine list not extensive either but a good selection at reasonable restaurant prices.

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RG
London
5 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Friendly family run bistro with a relaxed vibe. Attentive staff. Good bistro style food, served quickly. A very relaxing place to while away a Sunday brunch time

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CE
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Breakfast massive and very tasty. Staff fantastic.

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FB
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We love tartine - it’s a regular place for our family . Really great for kids but not too over-run by them !

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OT
Edinburgh
15 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

A mixed service. Confusion with order - ours being sent to another table, only for the other table to realise after starting to eat our order. Our order was pushed back, and the other table got their meal first. No explanation was offered until some 20 minutes after the mix up. Obviously we had gathered what had happened before anything was said to us in the form of an apology. It was a slow Monday lunchtime we were told as we were greeted. An off day for service, but the food was great as usual. Worth the wait. These things happen, but a quick explanation would have been appreciated. I will still return in hope of better service.

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p
London
1 review
Dined on 1 October 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Visited for dinner, it was a Monday evening so fairly quiet. Menu was fairly good, a pretty good selection that my wife and I had no trouble finding dishes that we liked the look of. My main was a little disappointing, it was sausage with herby mash and veg, only one sausage for £14 was a bit steep, however it was tasty and well cooked! Service was good and drink selection was excellent.

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MN
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and atmosphere, Good service. Would recommend to anyone

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J
Tallahassee
3 reviews
Dined on 3 September 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I booked an 8:45 pm reservation for four people. We arrived at 8:50 pm. The restaurant informed us that the kitchen was closed, and we could not eat. I told them we had reservations through open table, but it did not help. They refused to serve us.

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AR
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I have been to Cafe Tartine several times and enjoyed every visit. One star was lost this time as they had run out of gluten free bread, which hampered my wife’s choices. Staff as always were excellent.

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S
Inverness
23 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We enjoyed a lazy Sunday lunch with several traditional French dishes shared and all were excellent. Service a bit slow but we had time and it was not a big issue for us.

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d
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

My guests enjoyed the battered fish and mashed tattie but how difficult is it to get that wrong. My steak was tough and cold and served on a chipped plate. The French fries were nice. And they still don't know how to do crepes. On this occasion one was edible but the other had green tinges and was chewy. And smothered in a gooey chocolate sauce. As on a previous visit. We will not be revisiting.

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B
London
4 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice meal, tables a little too close together but overall very nice.

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HB
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

We like Cafe Tartine - Lovely staff - friendly and helpful. But on this occasion the menu was very limited and because they had run out of goat's cheese they couldn't make the veggie dish my daughter wanted. The food was nice but not great.

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W
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Pleasant venue for meeting with friends offering very good food and very good service.

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RD
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Superb food with excellent and friendly service. The only downside for me was that the conservatory, where we were dining, was a little too hot.

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SC
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The artichoke salad was perfect and my guests liked their pork comfit. The meal was delicious without being complicated or over the top. Good, tasty well presented food. What more could we ask. One guest is very fond of cocktails and appreciated the quality and presentation.
I thought the staff were very pleasant and not too fussy.
As it is a local venue for us we will visit again.

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AR
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

Avoid the “Surf and Turf” the filet mignon is shockingly poor.

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SM
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great ambience and location. Very good and relaxing dining location

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SW
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We often eat at Café Tartine as the food is excellent, and competitively priced, the staff are friendly and the service is good. Their fish stew, when on the menu, we think is the best outside Marseille whilst their crepes remind us of many holidays in Brittany.
We ate there on Friday because they had a fabulous trio playing in the Leith Jazz Festival.
Although we live the other side of Town, we think it is well worth the drive to eat good food.

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JP
Edinburgh
6 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Excellent as always!

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c
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Not having been to Café Tartine before we opted to go as we purchased an Itison voucher for four people so went as a family Sunday lunch. Food was really lovely (particularly the French onion soup which was simply AWESOME). We went later on in the afternoon, about 3.30pm and it was quite quiet which suited us perfectly. Would definitely go again without any voucher and recommend it to friends also.

I imagine its a great spot at night as the location is good. It was a lovely sunny day when we went and there were some diners in the conservatory bit at the back which looked nice.

Our waiter (sorry I didn't get his name) was smiley and helpful which is always a good sign :-)

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