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Cafe Rouge - Edinburgh

43 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP, Scotland
+44 131 225 4515
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP, Scotland
Neighbourhood: New Town
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to several of their restaurants in the past including this one and had good meals . However , this time I was disappointed. Starter was lovely , I had the mushrooms in a cream and garlic sauce , yummy ! On to...More

Thank Marvin881
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here yesterday with a friend had a voucher sent to me as it was my birthday but seemingly they don't honour it in Scotland, only England !!! Next was the set lunch, starter was fine and the pudding was absolutely delicious but the main,...More

Thank sheilam16363
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited for breakfast last month and really enjoyed it, friendly staff a nice restaurant. Went back today for breakfast again and the staff seemed a little less friendly, perhaps more stressed from a busier restuarant. The food itself was pretty good and we enjoyed that,...More

Thank IRBtrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice waiting staff but the food wasnt worth the money & pretty average. Not great given the vast choice of eateries in Edinburgh so we will not be eating here again. The thing that struck me most was i didnt find this place very...More

Thank 2magpies2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

While waiting for a shop to open, we stopped in for a coffee and a snack. The coffee and the pastry were delicious. I would give this place a higher rating if the server had a more pleasant attitude. It seemed like we were intruding...More

Thank canadian552016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to eat breakfast here as part of our stay at the " allegedly" 4 star Frederick House across the street. They never explained why. We also planned a dinner here thinking it would be convenient after a long day in the city. Day...More

Thank annebryceland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and welcoming staff. I originally went to avail myself of the facilities! The food is beautifully presented, quick, efficient and attentive service; great flavours and lovely cocktails.

Thank AMariaK25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu could do with an update, visited here with friends a few dishes not available of the menu, very overpriced for what you get, the positive is the staff, who are helpful and friendly.

Thank family52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family dinner on Mother's Day. Quite a number of items were sold out after what had clearly been a very busy day. The positive way the waitress handled this was a superb example of turning a potential problem into a wonderful experience. Food was great...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try it out. Food was just ok, nothing special. Bread bit stale, mussels weren't fresh as some had shrivelled. What i did notice the most was that the cutlery, glasses and jug were not clean. Dont think i will be back in a...More

Thank thomsgr6
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
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Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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.