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Cote Brasserie - Edinburgh

51 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
+44 131 202 6256
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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51 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here on 30th December in a party of 10 at lunch time. Edinburgh was very busy with all the party goers for the weekend. We were taken upstairs to a lovely area. Waiters were very attentive and we weren’t forgotten being upstairs. All the...More

Thank fiwhy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for dinner in December before attending the Christmas markets, central location was ideal for this. Cute cosy interior, though when the waiter asked if we’d like to sit upstairs on arrival we wished thy had said we would be the only ones up there😂...More

Thank ef3gla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Cote Brasserie with family whilst staying in Edinburgh. Staff were friendly and the food was lovely. A good selection of food and drink on the menu as well.

Thank Chloe C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in on a busy Saturday afternoon for a late lunch with family. Staff were very attentive and friendly. The menu had lots of delicious choices - French Onion soup was truly excellent as was the Beef Bourguignon. The Warm Roquefort Salad was small but...More

Thank TheGentleGourmand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb as usual. Not been for a while and totally lived up to previous standards. Salad nicoise was as good as ever and rump of lamb was delicious.

Thank EMEdin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although a restaurant chain there is a lovely ambience with very friendly and happy staff. The food at dinner was delicious and there is a good choice on the menu with monthly ‘specials’ too. We returned the following day for an excellent tasty and quick...More

Thank KazzaTCotswolds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for the formulae breakfast, which is good value - a cooked breakfast with fruit juice and tea or coffee. Our full English and French breakfasts were piping hot and delicious, thoroughly enjoyed. We’ve eaten in a few Cotes and thought the food...More

Thank P D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - lots of choice on the menu- really good service and great value for money. Will be back.

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to add to the other reviews; nice choice of French influenced dishes; good service; reasonable prices; can be noisy. Their bread options are very nice as well as fish & seafood options.

Thank BritBoyInFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a mix of a french one and local scottish. As such quite good. I had chicken liver (not really foi gras) but really good. A main course was roasted duck breast which was good and double expresso and crepe for desert. All...More

Thank 66Showelhead
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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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
24 September 2017|
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Response from Nicola S | Property representative |
Dear rankbajin Thank you for your query sent via Trip Advisor. Any optional service charge that you leave is a direct reward for the staff who made your experience special. We therefore ensure that all service charge goes... More
Andrew F
20 June 2017|
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Response from Nicola S | Property representative |
Dear Andrew F, Thank you for your query. Any optional service charge that you leave is a direct reward for the staff who made your experience special. We use the optional service charge as a way of ensuring that any... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$41
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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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