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Lanterne Rouge

1 Main Street, Gifford EH41 4QH, Scotland
+44 7961 965240
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Main Street, Gifford EH41 4QH, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, coffee, cakes, friendly service, dog friendly, bike racks just outside, wonderful place for a stop on a bike ride, will definitely be back.

Thank segill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic little cosy cafe and doggy friendly thanks so much for helping us enjoy our visit and the food was fantastic and customer service 100 percent keep up the good work :)

Thank Vacationer15415
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always welcomed as old friends, this is the perfect cycling stop with a menu full of "cyclist staples" executed perfectly! The most perfect Fresh Scones, French toast and toasties with unlimited filter coffee obviously produced by someone who understands what cyclists love! We've adapted our...More

Thank Swimmykim
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Came over to Gifford with my guide dog pup and a friend last week. As always, the coffee and scones were fabulous, but the best thing about this cafe is the warm welcoming atmosphere and lovely people. The cakes are beautifully and freshly made each...More

Thank lucylouEdinburgh
Reviewed 22 August 2018

A really nice cafe with great home-made food managed and operated by two very welcoming and helpful ladies who care about their work. If you are cycling in the area I strongly recommend calling in.

Thank Johna42
Cameron M, Owner at Lanterne Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

that's great - always good to hear that the team are looking after the customers on my day off

Reviewed 5 August 2018

We went to a Gifford, an absolutely lovely village. We wanted a good cup of coffee and luckily headed into Lanterne Rouge. We were greeted like old friends. We chose to sit at a table by the window so we could watch people going by....More

Thank Connie W
Cameron M, Owner at Lanterne Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

wow, thanks for these kind words

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What an amazing wee place, feels like a hidden gem for us city dwellers. Such friendly and welcoming staff, great service and an awesome afternoon tea. Do yourself a favour, visit.

Thank mrmchugh
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Lanterne Rouge and really enjoyed their menu again. Simple choice of classic brunch options, plus great coffee. A warm and friendly cafe which seems to be more popular than ever with cyclists, tourists and locals. If you are in Gifford and hungry don’t...More

Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The best cheese and tuma toastie ever! Really friendly, even with our slightly over excitable children. Can't fault good home baking and fresh well prepared food. There are no cafes like this anywhere nearby, so a recommended pit stop if you are on your way...More

Thank S Q
Cameron M, Owner at Lanterne Rouge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

wow, cheers for such praise. Make sure and say Hi when next you pop in regards, Cameron

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

One of the best of its kind i've visited, excellent soup, brilliant roll and cakes to die for what else do I require - nothing

Thank Tony G
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14 June 2018|
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Response from Tony G | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem for wheelchairs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Main Street, Gifford EH41 4QH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  Gifford
  • Phone Number: +44 7961 965240
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