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Effies of Perth

202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland
+44 1738 634770
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (129 reviews)
“cakes” (111 reviews)
“oxtail soup” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 697 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I hesitate to give this restaurant the review it deserves in case we cannot get a table in the future due to the hordes descending! We just love this place. The decor of vintage tea services and silver service tea sets is very nostalgic but...More

3  Thank grouchylady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited yesterday for lunch after a long drive. The team are fantastic, so helpful and efficient. When the manager found out we were staying locally, he gave us lots of recommendations for places to go and which to avoid. Food wasnt super cheap food...More

1  Thank naomi1739
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a lovley small tea room with authentic Georgian tea pots and home made cakes. It does get very busy here on the weekends. They do do meals sure as steak pie and fish and chips and other meals like that also soup....More

1  Thank j0an_g_44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always nice to drop in here and have an afternoon tea. The scones and cakes are super and the tea itself feels very homely. If you want to spoil yourselves whilst in Perth you could do much worse than a take afternoon tea here

1  Thank Swissfahys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed afternoon tea today at this quaint establishment with my husband. The food was excellent and cakes were to die for. Will definitely visit again.

1  Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was ok, nothing special sums it up. I felt for the cost I was expecting something a bit more substantial on the sandwich front. Thin brown bread does not justify the cost. The coronation chicken had plenty of raisins and little chicken. Coffee was...More

Thank Familytravel124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely experience! Staff were friendly and helpful in making recommendations. Try the Clootie Dumplings! The menu says it is a traditional dish, made to a special recipe. Ooooh, it did not disappoint. Yummy! Feast (your eyes) also on the lovely chinaware, and wall frames....More

1  Thank StanSG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch and wasn't disappointed! Lovely wee place with friendly staff and the food was quick, but delish.

1  Thank Cometsdad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappoints. Just great home cooked food , well cooked and flavoured - super soup and sandwich lunch - Oxtail soup and beef and horseradish sandwich ( George's recommendations are always worth considering 🍰☕️👍👍) My guests had their cauliflower soup which was equally as good-...More

1  Thank DrBScotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for a light lunch. We were assured the soup and the clootie dumpling was the best we would have. While I agree it was very delicious I did not think it was the best I had ever had. The total cost of two...More

2  Thank W4494TItomf
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15 April 2017|
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Response from annglen1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure, but the staff are very professional, give them a call.
27 March 2017|
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Response from 202alison23 | Reviewed this property |
Very obliging and caring staff so I am sure they would see to your needs if you called them in advance
frank m
1 January 2017|
Response from Angus E | Reviewed this property |
dont think so... ring them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland (Formerly Small Talk)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 634770
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