Cafe Tartine

4.3
224 reviews
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French
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  • 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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DJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our favourite place to eat in Edinburgh! Never been disappointed. Great choice of wine (including sweet French white wines which is rare here!) Food is always perfectly cooked and super tasty, and the service is impeccable. Shout out to the French waiter who is always so helpful and smiley!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was just perfect
Will pay another visit soon

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MD
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great place and the food is really nice ! As a french I was slightly disappointed by the desert crêpe I had but the food was otherwise really good and I'll go back for sure !

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R
Pittsburgh
34 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favourite breakfast location. Great food and staff.

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tried the day before, it was that good we decided to be back the very next day. The mussels in cream and white wine sauce are absolutely amazing (we had it again). The service is really spot on. Highly recommended!

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything is just excellent. Highly recommended the mussel and sea bass.

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K
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

My daughter and I arrived at 5.30pm.
We were accompanied by a small cocker spaniel and were shown to a table near the window in the conservatory.
We were brought a bowl of water for the dog and our order taken right away.
Our food arrived quickly, was hot and delicious.
Very reasonably priced and would recommend.

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MH
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely fantastic French food! I had lunch on a Friday, it was relatively quiet and we sat in the lovely conservatory at the back. I had delicious mussels, cooked perfectly. The staff were really helpful and efficient. I'll be back :)

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EW
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food and service were both excellent as always. I was however surprised at how quiet it was for a Friday evening.

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R
Pittsburgh
34 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2019
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
5 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
4 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
6 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
24 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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