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Cafe Cassis - CLOSED

43-45 Salisbury Road | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5AA, Scotland
+44 131 667 8991
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (11 reviews)
“cheesecake” (21 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Scottish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43-45 Salisbury Road | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5AA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 570 reviews

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Great bistro type restaurant in Newington. Food and service are both excellent and it is very good value for money. I always come here for tea when attending the nearby Queens Hotel. I understand they are moving location soon but we will wait and follow

1  Thank BCDR
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have made this restaurant one of our regular haunts for some time. Unfortunately, due to outside circumstances, it has had to close in it's present location. That is the bad news. The good news is that Chef Denis & his wife Alison are actively...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A group of us had a wonderful Christmas lunch in Cassis last week, and we are so disappointed that the operators are having to find new premises as the Hotel Owner has terminated their lease. I do hope they will find an alternative venue, as...More

1  Thank Tonythemonk
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Our book group came here for our Christmas lunch. Some of us have been before and always liked it. It was new to others but they had heard good reviews. The menu was lovely with excellent choices,beautifully cooked and presented. We had phoned in our...More

1  Thank janet w
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Choice and taste of food, service, ambience, and attention to diet requests all excellent. Recommend goats cheese starter, nougat desert.

Thank Wanderer981
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The food and service was superb. Staff were friendly and attentive to my guests. There was 27 of us. Everyone's needs were catered for including three young children. It was great value for the price. I was consulted about the menu & a special menu...More

1  Thank mozza162016
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Went with friends for what will be our last Wine dinner in Cafe Cassis present premises before they move. Denis had prepared a great selection of foods from his native France and from starters to sweet each course was paired with a wine matched perfectly...More

Thank MikeBR
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely bistrot with friendly staff. Delicious goats cheese and beetroot cheesecake starter. Beef cheeks main warming and satisfying on a blustery night. Love the menu - difficult to choose!

1  Thank J L
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Consistently excellent service from the staff. I could not recommend this restaurant enough (clearly from my many photos). I stayed at the Salisbury Hotel above and just stopped by to take lunch to my room upon arrival. I had not anticipated enjoying my Croque Madame...More

3  Thank Stacy L
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ate at this restaurant in a group of 8 family & friends. It was off the back of a TA forum post suggesting it as walkable from the Pleasance (bit too far after dinner in my view - we took a short taxi ride...More

1  Thank blakes7-family
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43-45 Salisbury Road | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 8991
  • E-mail
Cafe Cassis is an exciting family orientated bistro with a fantastic enclosed garden to the rear of the restaurant.Alison &Denis welcome you to Cafe Cassis where you can enjoy fantastic food in a friendly and relaxing surroundings. The menu at Cafe Cassis is varied with a French influence and offers food made from the best locally sourced ingredients,guaranteed to tempt and stimulate your taste buds. Join us for lunch, evening meal, Afternoon Tea or just a coffee which you can enjoy in our relaxed seating area or outside in the garden.
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