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Victor Hugo

26/27 Melville Terrace | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 1LP, Scotland
+44 131 667 1827
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
26/27 Melville Terrace | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 1LP, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very popular place, which helps to create the nice atmosphere. The setting overlooking the meadows is charming. The food is consistently great, including lunches, breakfasts, pastries, coffees and a deli. They may even do dinner but I haven't been. The place is a little smoky...More

Thank 651lindsayj
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food and service excellent. Friendly helpful staff who have great knowledge of their products. A calm and relaxed atmosphere for families with children or dogs. Brilliant!

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived for quick breakfast, ordered bacon roll an a coffee. Roll arrived on it's own was told coffee would follow did not! Asked 2 separate members of staff to no avail. Asked for refunded for the coffee offered no apology.

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself with my mum, brother, sister in law and nephew popped here for lunch. The venue has two rooms, each entered independently from one another externally. The main building has a busy cafe vibe and has a displays of the sandwiches and pastries and other...More

Thank Rikalus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just went in to have some take away coffee, but the cinnamon bun and croissant looked so nice, we could not resist, and they were nice! The place was small but had a lot of bread, sandwiches and a deli. About 7 person worked...More

Thank lovisagustafsson93
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had read the mixed reviews and was in two minds about organising a family brunch here. However as it was the only place in the immediate vicinity, we decided to meet there. It is a delight. Sat outside( because inside was full). Ordered at...More

1  Thank pmydon
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

As always the food could be good but attention to detail is appalling. A panini that was meant to be grilled arrived half warm, mozzarella still hard, cold tomatoes and barely toasted bread. But...the real issue with this place is the staff. A collection of...More

1  Thank Rod D
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Victor Hugo many times and usually enjoy the food. Today I went there for lunch and waited for my order for half an hour. I checked with staff twice, who promised to check when my order was coming and did not...More

2  Thank Abdezam
Reviewed April 13, 2018

great for authentic deli brunches, go on, treat yourself. Not the cheapest but possibly the finest dining near central Edinburgh. Outside seating, parkside so it's leafy and boulevard style. great food, excellent ambience, cheery staff.

Thank katethepict
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at an airbnb nearby, found this place for late afternoon snack.Wonderful quiche lorraine,excellent bread and french butter,,yumm.Hubby had a burger,it was good.later in the week tried the roast beef sandwich,huge,feeds 2,delicious..great place for travelers. The espresso area was busy the whole time we...More

Thank PurrPurr42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26/27 Melville Terrace | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 1LP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 667 1827
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Victor Hugo Continental Delicatessen is situated in the picturesque Edinburgh Meadows. Serving a variety of foods and drinks from around Europe.
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