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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (12 reviews)
“chocolate pot” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
51 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Cote does everything well.Relaxed, sophisticated decor, beautiful food and great service. The staff are all welcoming and professional. Ryan was so amazingly helpful. Will definitely be back on our next visit to Edinburgh

Thank Leanne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was a little taste of France in the Center of Edinburgh. The staff were all friendly and inviting,the food was amazing and the wine selection was perfect and all reasonable priced. We look forward to going back as soon as we can it...More

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a really nice restaurant and found Cote Brasserie in Frederick Street, Edinburgh. It was everything we wanted. The menu had plenty of choice. Nice gluten free options. It was quiet enough for us to talk. Nice ambience. Friendly service. As we...More

Thank 306Jess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Cote again (been several time but never reviewed before). Great restaurant in Edinburgh city centre,just off George Street. Small menu but enough choice for. All tastes. If you get there before 7.00pm you can make use of their meal deal and get 3 courses...More

Thank Almull
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was by far the best meal we have eaten during our vacation. There were 7 of us and we had the risotto, steak and chicken as main dishes and they were all wonderful! We all started out with the soups and the French...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten at the Cote Brassiere in York thought I would give it a go and arranged to meet with an old friend and his wife I hadn't seen for 40 years. Glad I did food and service was as good as York really enjoyed...More

Thank locktech
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband found this gem on Frederick St. a few blocks away from the hustle and bustle of Princes St. The early bird 2 course meal was excellent value though the a la carte prices were reasonable for the quality of food. Recommend the duck...More

Thank trav4Him
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the meals we had there. Between the four of us we had mussels, two differently prepared salmon, fillet, french onion soup, spinach and mushroom crepes and the added creme brûlée,’chocolate mousse and flan and bottle of Pinot noir. Everything from all that food to...More

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a date. Had a warm welcome from a friendly manager. Service was fast, food was delicious and served quckly. Few highlight worth mentioning: -really good choice of food, original and different from standard offers. -nice athmosphere. Music wasn’t too loud so we could...More

1  Thank MarcSmot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a right runaround looking for a yarn shop in the rain....we count ourselves lucky to have found this place on Frederick St. Food and service top quality. Highly recommend!!

Thank Chris G
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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Susan O
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
Susan O
25 February 2018|
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Response from P D | 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$20 - US$39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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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