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Victor Hugo

26/27 Melville Terrace | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 1LP, Scotland
+44 131 667 1827
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00All hours
French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26/27 Melville Terrace | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 1LP, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a bite whilst walking round the meadows. Had a wonderful pastrami sandwich. Best I've had outside NYC. Sandwiches already made up but very fresh. So big i took half home in my bag! Other sandwiches looked good and was also a well...More

Thank Hazeleeno
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here for a late morning scone and coffee but wished it had been an hour later and we could have had lunch. The display of prepared sandwiches looked so appetizing. The scone and coffees were delicious and it's a very popular local deli....More

Thank Tam Carr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with Dave the grayhound for breakfast. Excellent service and friendly locals. Really good food and drink.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Victors on Fridays for many months. Never had anything but excellent service and meals. Always get a greeting when we come in. I agree it does get a tad crowded at lunchtimes but, due to the quality of the food, I'm...More

Thank rorymcguire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Benn there twice in one week just because I fell in love with their sandwiches. A must try would be the pastrami gherkin sandwich with cheese. Simply DELISH. i would say the service was a bit slow but it didn't bother me that much. All...More

Thank KaterinaAndr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is such a dreadful shame that the service is so consistently bad in this cafe. Staff attitude is amazingly bad - so bad, that I know that some people will go along just to behold. Customers really are such an inconvenience. For example, it's...More

Thank gibster01
Victor H, Manager at Victor Hugo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi 'gibster01', Thanks for taking the time to leave us this review. We do take all reviews very seriously and as such it was very disappointing to read this. We pride ourselves on a friendly and attentive environment and it is clear that is not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great local neighbourhood deli and cafe near the Meadows. The sandwiches are great especially the pastrami! This is the one everyone goes for it. It's not cheap but great quality. We bought some when we had friends over and they said best sandwiches they have...More

Thank Scottkelly53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited recently for lunch and was not disappointed. The coffee and lunch on offer was excellent and the staff were very friendly and polite. Would definitely return in the future

Thank Gav_bruce7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely place for tasty coffee and yummy cakes. Service was amazing and they had a great selection of deli produce. Highly recommended.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for a bite to eat and could not have been more impressed. There is a great variety on the menu and the staff are all very welcoming. Will 100% be back soon.

Thank chrisbrown94
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
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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