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Richmond Cafe Bistro

52 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DZ, Scotland
+44 7948 614447
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
09:00 - 19:00 Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
52 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved my visit here. I've actually been three times - coffee the first time when the Festival was on. It was busy but service was still good. The next day I visited with a friend for breakfast. Great portions and tasty food at an unbelievable...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RobertHowie
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We have eaten here a couple of times in the early evening and the place is very cosy with great food. Worth making a detour for!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Angela99X
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed Greek meal with friends during the fringe festival. Small but very friendly cafe . Food very nice and very reasonably priced .

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kaymwg
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Wandered into this very busy little restaurant during the Edinburgh Fringe. They were brilliant about fitting us in even though they were very busy. The food was delicious - mostly Greek based - freshly cooked, good variety, good sized helpings and great value. The staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JMH4
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent lunch after a heavy morning at the fringe, excellent Greek food and friendly staff, I had lamb kefte.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Paul E
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Greek or English food - superb quality and excellent staff, perfectly reasonable prices. And they recharged our iPhone for us :-) Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank katerE8766YV
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Visiting Edinburgh during the Festival is a great experience but can be stressful, you are rushing from place to place to get in all the shows you want to see. The Richmond Cafe, near the Pleasance, is an ideal place to take a bit of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank female270
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Owner was very pressuring into sitting down and did not deliver on my special request for fried bread. Also, when asked for price avoided giving specific Figure

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Amir H
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by a nice welcoming waitress who took us to our table, served us nice coffee. But when our breakfast came the hash brown was still frozen in the middle, we let the the staff know and it was replaced. Only for us...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Claremonaghan
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Stopped off here for a couple of beers before entering the main part of the city. The service is old school quality with friendly smiles. A nice relaxed atmosphere were if you get an outside seat you can easily spend an hour or two just...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ghostcymru13
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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 7948 614447
  • E-mail
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