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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%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“bougatsa” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
52 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Ghostcymru13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

went at Richmond cafe during a midweek evening trying to find a sunny place to enjoy a beer. Richmond had a few free tables so we decided to give it try. The owner welcomed us with a big smile and offered to bring a bigger...More

Thank gkullis
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for a coffee after having travelled for much of the day. The coffee was good and the cakes looked great (but we managed to resist. The staff were very welcoming - overall, a good experience!

Thank John B
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We went in for hot drinks and something sweet mid-afternoon, but when we saw the spanakopita we changed our mind and took a portion to share along with an American I coffee and pot of tea. The spanakopita (filing pastry filled with feta cheese and...More

1  Thank nadia t
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The service is easily the friendliest I have ever experienced in the past years, and the food is absolutely amazing. Try the spanakopita, meze, and eggs florentine, they make for a great breakfast. Props to the chef.

Thank Cristea A
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I stopped by for a quick coffee and the staff were very friendly and accommodating(despite my many demands and little tweaks to the coffee) and the price is very reasonable. Nice seating area outside too with a good relaxing view of a small garden.

Thank M.nour N
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Great service. Friendly waitress and cook. Amazing food and prompt service. Large portions and good value for money . I would come back here :)

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to give this cafe a try as it is nearby and handy. As we walked in, we were not greeted by the waitress and we felt awkward as she was standing looking at us but didn't say hello or anything......More

2  Thank Séona W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Went in this morning the place is a rip off I'll be fair and give its due the pastries were fresh tasting coffee good but the pasty was served in a weird fancy way they sprayed cream on the side like it was some desert...More

3  Thank 77rtr
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It's super busy with Greeks (no surprise really) so getting a table is not always easy. But it's definitely worth it. I love the bougatsa and the freddo cappuccino is also very good.

Thank LauraSophia_edin
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$7 - US$26
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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