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Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant

94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
+44 131 225 2131
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“salad” (212 reviews)
“cherry pie” (21 reviews)
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08:00 - 22:00All hours
European, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I went here last week. I had a jacket potato with three salads for £8.50. The potato was nicely cooked and more than big enough, in fact my husband had some. Each of my three salads was tasty and fresh. My husband...More

Thank PenworthamPrincess
Barrie H, General Manager at Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear PenworthamPrincess, thanks for visiting us at Hendersons and glad to hear you enjoyed all your food. Hope to see you again. Best Wishes, Barrie Henderson

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To start on a positive, the turmeric latte was delicious. The rest, not so great. After sitting for longer than I should, I ended up having to go up to the counter to order. I ordered a bagel with avocado and egg. It was all...More

Thank coolcooljl
Barrie H, General Manager at Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear coolcooljl, thank you for passing on your feedback and I am pleased to hear that you did enjoy parts of your meal, such as your turmeric latte, however I am very sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy your breakfast. I’d also like to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible service all round. Ordered a toast and poached egg and a veggie breakfast. Took over 30min to get the drinks. Asked for freshly squeezed orange juice and got a sugary juice out packet. The veggie breakfast arrived after another 40min and still no sight...More

Thank Liv G
Barrie H, General Manager at Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Liv G, I’m very sorry to hear about this. Sincere apologies that we fell short of our standards this time. If you would like to discuss further, please get in touch with my directly at barrie@hendersonsofedinburgh.co.uk. We have taken your comments on board and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem in edinburgh. It has fresh food daily, wonderful salads and lovely gluten free, coeliac cakes, shortbread etc. You could easily miss the stairs down to the basement but it is worth a look, with all its caverns and nooks and...More

Thank edinburghcitymom
Barrie H, General Manager at Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Edinburghcitymum, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and we are extremely glad that you like what we are doing. We are constantly working to improve Hendersons and care a great deal that our customers enjoy themselves and get a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been visiting Edinburgh for over 30 years and often pop in for a light bite at the famous Henderson’s vegetarian restaurant! It was a couple of years since we last visited and it seems in to be in decline. The usual blend of daily...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are not vegan or vegetarian, but we came across this place while looking for a light lunch. Nothing too elaborate, as everything was already ready and only heated up (if necessary). However, there was an interesting range of choices and you could definitely tell...More

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being a vegetarian I was very much looking forward to a meal at this restaurant and have to say I was disappointed in both starter and main meal, my husband was equally disappointed in his meal too. The vegetarian cullen skink soup that my husband...More

2  Thank Rose F
Barrie H, General Manager at Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rose, I am very sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy your food on your last visit to Hendersons. If you would like to discuss this further please email me directly on barrie@hendersonsofedinburgh.co.uk, and if you like I could even call you in person....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a welcome break, from a shopping trip to Edinburgh! The menu has a wide and varied range of hot and cold vegetarian and vegan foods. We had homemade soup with bread, falafel with salad, tea, coffee and vegan cookies. The whole lot was...More

Thank Globetrotters478
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We both loved our meals here and there was plenty of choice - the idea behind the salad buffet is very clever and the ones we tried delicious! Service was a tiny bit slow despite it not being busy but we had plenty of time...More

Thank katiemox
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We came to Edinburgh on a short city break. A friend of mine had recommended Henderson’s and as my partner is vegan it seemed ideal. I am a meat eater but have been to a few vegan/veggie eating establishments. We had read the reviews and...More

Thank daren d
Barrie H, General Manager at Hendersons Salad Table Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Daren, thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, and I’m sorry that you weren’t completely satisfied with your meal at our restaurant. We pride ourselves on providing great vegetarian food and I am glad you enjoyed your mains, but I’m...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 2131
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Established in 1963, Scotland's first vegetarian restaurant "The Salad Table" is still proudly serving fresh, wholesome and tasty food. Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or visit our deli shop for some takeaway and a loaf from our onsite organic bakery. Our restaurant is set up cafeteria style, offering a relaxed and informal dining experience, featuring live music every night, it's perfect for families, young and old, and still run as Janet Henderson envisioned 53 years ago.
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