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Travellers' Choice2023
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Dear customers, Le Petit cafe is now closed forever but you can keep going to come and try our new concept in town. We have opened a bagel cafe at the same location. Fresh and good quality food as usual :) Breakfast or lunch or even a small bite, feel free to pop in and try, it worth it ;) You can find us on www.bensbagel.co.uk Stay tuned on Instagram
PRICE RANGE
£4 - £12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
French, Cafe, European, Healthy
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Accepts American Express, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 30 December 2023 via mobile

Sadly, they are now closed as I met friends there for brunch on the last day they were open. They said it would return as a different restaurant in the coming months.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 24 December 2023 via mobile

Beautifully and elegantly decorated with a great ambience, excellent food and warm, friendly service. Highly recommended

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 December 2023 via mobile

Amazing food, a really cute atmosphere, and wonderful staff. The prices are somewhat high, but not unreasonable. Overall a really solid place for breakfast, lunch, or a casual snack. The galettes were especially good!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023 via mobile

This cafe has excellent customer service. I love the attention from the staff and the owner. The food is delicious with affordable prices.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2023

This is a lovely cafe with elegant decor, very good service and friendly staff. It seems to be a independent, which is nice to find so close to the rows of Costas and Starbucks on Lothian Rd. Their Christmas decorations are lovely! We had very...good coffees. My friend had the granola and fruit bowl and said it was delicious and generous. I had a croissant which was flakey and yummy. They do sweet and savoury crepes which looked delicious and I will definitely be trying at my next visit. We did loiter a bit as we were catching up after not seeing each other for a while, but we were never hurried by the staff. A new favourite for me!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 November 2023

Lovely cafe, decorated lovely. Menu amazing I could have picked 100 things!! Best hot chocolate I think i’ve ever had. Staff were so sweet and friendly to us as well. We were actually going to go back for breakfast again the next day before we...headed home but unfortunately that must be their day off as it’s closed. Not to worry next time we are back in Edinburgh we will be back :)More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 26 November 2023 via mobile

Really wanted to love this place as the reviews were great but was really underwhelming. Food was ok, the croissant didn’t taste fresh and was quite dry. The venue was nice enough but was cold and not inviting. Service was friendly.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 23 November 2023 via mobile

Fantastic cafè. We visited in late November and the whole cafè was decorated with a beautiful autumnal theme. We had a fantastic breakfast with a very pleasant and friendly service. Highly reccommend if you are in the area.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 1 November 2023 via mobile

A little french café where we served breakfast every day of our stay in Edinburgh. A very big variety of food. If you go there, you must try the pistachio crêpe. The crêpes are so rich and so good. The place is very clean and...very chic. Also the latte is amazing. You can also choose a fresh made smothie. We liked best The mexican sandwich. I hope that this review helped y'all!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 21 October 2023 via mobile

Incredible little spot. Truly French, amazing, fresh ingredients. Smoothie and crepes were delicious. I wish i can come back one day.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 21 October 2023 via mobile

Ordered the pancakes with banana and peanut butter and maple syrup. Everything was in the right proportion and deliciously made. Would definitely order again. Also enjoyed a tasty coffee. Thanks!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 October 2023 via mobile

If your looking for a nice little place to sit and watch the world go by this is the place. Nice varied menu and coffee was great. Was refreshing to experience an authentic French cafe with delightful staff who were nice and recommended some very...nice dishes. Enjoyed everything and would definitely return next time in Edinburgh!!! MerciMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 15 October 2023

This is a lovely little French cafė, and a great place to stop for coffee and crêpes. The service was excellent, squeezing in 7 of us and our dog. I can strongly recommend the crêpe tatin, but everything else we ordered was excellent. Our dog...can strongly recommend his little tray of treats, which was a very welcome surprise.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 5 October 2023 via mobile

Came for a birthday breakfast. Extensive crepe options and a variety of other breakfast items. The pancakes also looked delightful as did the set breakfast menu. The hot chocolate was mounded with cream and mellows! Couldn't be happier with this cute cafe. Extra points for...tactful Halloween decor!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 26 September 2023

Visited here today with our cocker spaniel before a conference at E I C C . We were so surprised to be offered a tray for our dog with whipped cream, dog biscuits and fresh water ....and of course a lovely surprise for our dog...Annie. Her next visit to a cafe will definitely be a disappointment ! And the food for humans is excellent too with great service.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Le Petit Café is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5