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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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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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52 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank kayMwg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank JMH4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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!

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

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

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

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

Thank Ghostcymru13
Reviewed 20 June 2018 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
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

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  • 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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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