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Cote Brasserie - Edinburgh

51 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
+44 131 202 6256
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
51 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

2nd time back & we still absolutely love this place! Would definitely recommend Cotes, everything is spot on. Our waitress was attentive, polite & extremely friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nik01Aberdeen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After visiting and having amazing experience in Cote Brasserie in Windsor and Birmingham, Edinburgh one did not disappoint! As always we had an amazing experience with lovely service. Food was delicious starting from the bread into the starters and finishing with the mains! All of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 636arinat
Reviewed 1 week ago

two of us had the early evening set menu. Service was really good and the food was great value for money at £11.50 each for 2 courses. Would definitely recommend. Decent looking full menu as well

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bambam147
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went along on Saturday night. I arranged it for my team. I’ve eaten plenty times before at Cote, in Edinburgh & Harrogate. Our table was booked for 8pm On arrival we were waiting by the front door and the restaurant seemed nicely busy. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrsJFP2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here 3 times in a week as staying in Rooms above. Service was always top-notch, food excellent and a nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bobhall106
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The portions and the taste of the dishes were excellent. We were 7 people and all of us left satisfied. Very polite service and very quick, even at busy times. One small flaw: the chicken salad was supposed to have walnuts but there were not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stamthedrum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with friends after a long day exploring the markets. We were greeted by a warm welcome and were seated upstairs. The restaurant has a great relaxed atmosphere, tables are well set out with plenty of room around them so you don’t feel like you’re...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RIC9002000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent, so tasty and great coffee! We arrived with minutes to spare before the breakfast period ended but the manager reassured us it was fine. I had the vegetarian breakfast and the poached eggs were perfect. Great value, service and atmosphere

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnjohnHull
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent restaurant. The service was excellent as was the food. It was slightly more than our budget but we were delighted and would definitely visit there agin

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank michaelhU7642VF
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a wonderful weekend in Edinburgh; our best breakfast was served at Cote Restaurant which is just off George Street. On arrival we were seated in a cubicle, but asked to move to a table in the main front part of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jonip1966
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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29 March 2018|
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Response from EMEdin | Reviewed this property |
Yesterday there was a good selection. Go on their website and look at menu
25 February 2018|
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Response from PD641 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have vegetarian options.
17 November 2017|
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Response from Nicola S | Property representative |
Dear carolebrett, Thank you for your query on TripAdvisor, although our Weekday Lunch & Early Evening menu is only available Monday-Friday, it isn't available on Saturdays or Sundays. However, we do also have Weekend... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 202 6256
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Our inspiration for the food and design of Cote is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, we are dedicated to serving authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices. On the menu, guests will always find brasserie favourites on our a la carte menu such as steak frites, moules marinieres, corn-fed chick
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