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Cafe St Honore

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
New Town
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34 Thistle Street Lane North West | Street Lane, Edinburgh EH2 1EA, Scotland
+44 131 226 2211
12:00 - 14:00
17:15 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 17:15 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Delicious, Great Service, what a find. And it was a find, as we stumbled around the streets trying to find someplace unique for dinner. They were hosting a party but immediately squeezed us in downstairs. A very Parisian feel. Loved it so much we booked again for tonight. Also, I must mention for the quality of food very reasonable.

Thank Jeanne B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Requested a table at 1 pm They asked if we could come at 1245 Escorted to the gloomy basement despite upstairs being empty Asked if we could move there and told no yet when we left over an hour empty it was still quiet Food average Waiter dropping cutlery ,glasses , no clue about wine , notepad lost Fawlty Towers... More 

1 Thank Jim D
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Excellent food, real quality, lovely restaurant a real special place and not over expensive. Not far from the city centre, I would always book.

Thank Alastair H
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Well hidden on a quiet side alley in Edinburgh is this totally fantastic, authentic, gourmet restaurant. While I'm used to cooking my own venison steaks here in the US and am very picky about how they are made, I was delighted to give their roe deer steaks a shot, so to speak. It was wonderful, as were the sides. I... More 

1 Thank Karin L
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The food was reasonable (if slightly overpriced) but the staff were extremely rude. We spent a significant amount, and we're treated with nothing but contempt. Will not be visiting again.

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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

A true little piece of Paris hidden away in central Edinburgh. Great cutback menu which changes daily with the seasons. Wondrous ambience, friendly helpful staff and great food. So I'll keep my review like the place, intimate and compact.

Thank Nordeansi
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt the ambiance of the setting here is second to none and the staff are first class. Very stylish and intimate. Perhaps some in our group made the wrong choices but the starter we chose lacked any seasoning and was uninspiring, it was a like a pork terrine, but not quite. Had hake which was perfectly cooked but... More 

Thank Gordonpj
Scotland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Sunday evening and we arrive and are welcomed in from a rainy edinburgh night by the waitresss into a classy even elegant but comfortable dining room ...we were there for the 5pm deal 3 courses and a glass of excellent wine at £23.50 an absolute steal. From the very start the bread and first couses were tops I had the... More 

1 Thank Huhupuli
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245 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for lunch after many years and were delighted that the standards have been maintained. Starched white tablecloths and napkins always go down well. The staff were welcoming, helpful and unobtrusive. We had their express lunch - very good value at £10.50 for 2 courses. The mains consisted of belly pork served with chorizo, white beans and... More 

1 Thank Jacqui M
Bath, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The two of us had dinner on a Thursday night at a table by the window. The restaurant, staff and food are all great - the quality of the food and wine was excellent and the service on-time and unobtrusive (just the way I like it!). Thoroughly recommended.

Thank douglasgracie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Thistle Street Lane North West | Street Lane, Edinburgh EH2 1EA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 2211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in New Town

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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 squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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