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Effies of Perth

€€ - €€€Cafe, British, Soups
202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland
+44 1738 562843
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (133 reviews)
“cakes” (113 reviews)
“oxtail soup” (13 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 708 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in on the off chance for a late afternoon tea to find such a warm welcome even though it was the end of the day. All I can say is WOW. My Mum had the most delicious Oxtail Soup but my Cullen Skink...More

Thank Suze051
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By chance popped into Effies on the 15th November in perth and had the most amazing fresh warm scones (just out the oven)....I have never tasted scones like these in my life..(and I've been around a long time)..who ever made those scones deserves an award..keep...More

Thank Josie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely wee place - recommended Cullen Skink and carrot cake lived up to reviews. Staff really friendly and welcoming. Will be back!

1  Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just popped into this place for a light bite. WOW , what an amazing find . The menu , well I wanted all of it . The food was gorgeous . Mince bean & chilli soup a must. Black pudding Apple pie , carrot cake...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have walked past this lovely little place loads of times and just never found the time to pop in! However today was a lucky day and I nipped in with a work colleague of mine and had a wee cuppa and cake! Service was...More

1  Thank Holly T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi can highly recommend this cafe for lunch. chicken and bacon sandwiches are first class swell as coronation chicken sandwiches and as for the cakes well I had coffee and walnut cake very light, had the same cake at the house of briar a couple...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A favourite restaurant (previously known as Small Talk). Excellent food - I particularly enjoy the cullen skink, the cakes are to die for and the coffee (Bean Shop) is superb. Partiuclarly busy over lunch and would avise booking. Service is excellent and staff very welcoming...More

1  Thank George C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small but amazing restaurant! Service was great and very helpful. food was wonderful! They make the best carrot cake and Cullen skink.

1  Thank Lubna L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just love this place. The interior is a nostalgic approach and we received teas in silver and fine porcelain. We were provided recommendations and had the Cullen Skink and Ox Tail soup, absolutely delicious. The owner offered a carrot cake on the house and...More

1  Thank orgderac
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Went in for a cuppa very qient place but over pricy for a sandwich and cup of tea so only bought a tea cake and a had a pot of tea

1  Thank capellirose
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Questions & Answers
21 November 2017|
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Response from Ronnie S | Reviewed this property |
patty, I really don't recall. There is no shortage of places in Perth that will produce bacon rolls that could win prizes. Try Gillies, even M&S will sell them and freshly made. Sorry I couldn't give the answer you wanted.
15 April 2017|
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Response from annglen1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure, but the staff are very professional, give them a call.
27 March 2017|
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Response from 202alison23 | Reviewed this property |
Very obliging and caring staff so I am sure they would see to your needs if you called them in advance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland (Formerly Small Talk)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 562843
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