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Cafe Rouge - Edinburgh

) #752 of 1,868 Restaurants in Edinburgh ££ - £££ French, Cafe, European
43 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP, Scotland
+44 131 225 4515
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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09:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
43 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came in for a meal on Saturday 19th August. The food was lovely and I would also like to point out our waiter (David) was really pleasant and helpful with nothing being too much trouble for him. A real credit to the Cafe Rouge name....More

Thank Irene61k
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in for lunch while in town for festival. Food was lovely and reasonably priced. Our waiter, David, is a definite asset to the business - very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely be back.

Thank Andrena M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely food and service. We was visiting Cafe Rouge two days for breakfast. Restaurant was full and busy every morning and we was thinking that service gonna be long. We was nicely suprice because everything was nice ,quick and smooth. Two days we was served...More

Thank Karolina C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely French themed restaurant in a good central location. We had breakfast there and it what we got was very tasty and plenty of it. My only complaint was that we were not offered a choice of how we would like our eggs cooked which...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This I located near the boo, festival venue so is easy if you are there. The service takes a while and everyone seems to be in a rush. The food is great, except the chips where really over salted. Look online for deals as it...More

Thank Verity S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After being ignored on the terras for 5-10 min., the waiter asked us if we had been served and 2 min later his colleague asked the same. Then things started to move! Had some drinks (glasses were not clean!) and some food. I asked the...More

Thank Hilde V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch today 12/8/17. Ordered meal took them nearly and your to serve us that was even after some of us had starters. I ordered Salmon on something. When it came with a small pot of French fries. The sandwich part with...More

Thank vegasbaby174
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten twice now at the cafe rouge and have been delighted with the £15 set menu for three courses. There is a reasonable choice for vegetarians and us meat eaters can also have a good choice. I would recommend the half chicken, that was...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my boyfriend for an early evening meal on a Saturday night. We both greatly enjoyed our main courses - bouillabaisse and the confit duck. However, we were disappointed by our desserts. I ordered the tart tartin and it wasn't great. The...More

Thank f00die136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in a busy bit of the festival, so only had time for a quick bite. It served us well, the weather allowed us to sit outdoors and smoke!! Only had steak and chips and mussels, but they were served very quickly and tasted...More

Thank eggybreadUk
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 4515
Located on the historic cobblestone Frederick Street, the restaurant offers a stunning interior and outside dining terrace, we have the perfect setting in which to meet friends or just unwind over a glass of your favourite. With a fantastic menu filled with delicious innovative takes on the classics and dishes inspired by different regions of France, there's something to suit everyone.
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