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Le Cafe Gourmand - CLOSED

126 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9EH, Scotland
+44 131 662 8811
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
8 Nov 2014
“Very good brunch, for reasonable price”
28 Aug 2014
“Slow service, dirty cutlery.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
126 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9EH, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 November 2014

Great for brunch! Very tasty food and very friendly staff. The crepes are really good! Our French friend approved! Recommended.

Thank Dina B
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Food was okay, the crepe wasn't very authentic compared to the one I tried in France. Moreover the fork wasn't clean, it was a bit disgusting to see there was something stuck in between. The service was very slow, even though the place was not...More

3  Thank samJF0507
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Stopped here for a quick snack on the way to a festival show. I had a waffle which was really tasty and my 3 companions had various crepes which they really liked. Good coffee. There was also a good choice of cakes. The service was...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We were on our way to a concert at the Queens Hall and needed something to eat beforehand. Being a Saturday during the festival most places were busy, but we noticed this placed looked quiet. Too quiet! So we checked the reviews on Tripadvisor to...More

Thank Ellislea
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

At the height of the festival,it's difficult to find somewhere to relax and get decent,friendly service.Cafe Gourmand provided a welcome break from the norm.Offering a great array of French standards,Croque Monsieur,Madame etc as well as a host of fresh gallettes.I chose the Gallette Ecossais.Smoked Salmon,a...More

Thank SanchoGlasgow
Reviewed 22 August 2014

I took a client here for lunch but in the end didn't order lunch. The waitress ignored us, had to get up to tell her we'd been waiting over ten minutes to be served, she then eventually came to us 5 minutes later. By this...More

2  Thank 402pas
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Wonderful latte and ham and cheese croissant - very well filled with excellent quality meat and tasty Gruyere. Others in the party chose crepes, which looked delicious and, I'm told, were. Banana milkshake could have done with more banana but overall excellent value

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 11 December 2013

The stander in this place really surprised me, I thought this cafe would be good as it is in a competitive area close to the campus, especially there are so many cafes along Nicolson street, I expect the standard would be similar to others, however...More

2  Thank Naomi H
Reviewed 5 November 2013

I have been here many times with my friends since I started studying in Edinburgh, this place has always been a comfort zone for me, and the food and drinks were so comforting too. But lately my friends and I feel that the standard of...More

Thank francis_cc0411
Reviewed 4 November 2013

After reading the comments here, so I went to this shop to try last week. I ordered the crepe, it wasn't nice. The crepe itself tastes like a very chewy pastry. And the filling is a bit too salted for me. Don't know if my...More

2  Thank CC88w
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Restaurant Details

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US$3 - US$16
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9EH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 662 8811
Breakfast and Lunch French Café/Creperie.
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