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Cafe Nom De Plume

60 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SA, Scotland
+44 131 478 1372
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish pie” (13 reviews)
“hummus” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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60 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not your usual restaurant. There’s free condoms in the toilet for example, and as for the toilet seat....To go with it the food was interesting, excellent and not expensive. I took the mince and tatties in a Yorkshire pudding; really good, and all...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eleven of us celebrated my daughters 30th birthday here. We had superb service from the friendly staff. I cannot fault them and they went out of their way to make us welcome and comfortable. The food was great. Everyone enjoyed what they ordered with no...More

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quirky little cafe/restaurant serves very generous portions of tasty food. It was recommended to me by another dog owner as being dog friendly and it certainly did not disappoint. It also seems to stay open and serve food later (I was told up to...More

Thank Eliza-Jane29
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

What a gem. Cosiest, friendliest Cafe around.call tastes and diets catered for and complimented by extensive drinks list. Wish we were here linger,as much I would like to try on the menu. Mulled ginger wine a top drop fir this chilly weather. Excellent service

Thank TATAustralia
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a cold night with no reservation and the staff were so welcoming and helpful. It’s refreshing to dine where people care. The ambience and surroundings were just fab as well. The food is delicious and the helpings generous. Recommended.

Thank 365HeatherC365
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a nice little café serving big portions for reasonable prices. Great to visit if you want a big hearty lunch. There is a really casual and relaxed atmosphere with very friendly service. The food was nice and the range of drinks available was...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We ate here late on a Friday night, having arrived on the London train. No reservation but the friendly waiter found a table for us, no problem. Homely menu of comfort food classics (fish pie, lasagne, etc), strong on veggie/vegan options which was nice to...More

Thank TomJ76
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I was really excited to try this place out as a friend recommended it. The food price is ok. Food was extremely hot. I ordered the haggis dish, wellington tarts and lemon prosecco cheesecake that looks fancy. It was good enough experience but not wow!...More

Thank arefl02
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So different and casual but with plenty of style. Excellent food and choice. First class service. Really worth a visit.

1  Thank JBA58
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Came in for a meal with some friends. And this place has it all. It is cosy and a bit quirky - wonderful ambience that makes you want to stay all evening and cancel the plan for nightcap in the bars nearby. Staff is very...More

2  Thank Eddan-1978
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 478 1372
A relaxed café / coffee shop that is licensed to serve alcohol.Some people pop in just for a tea, a soup or a beer. Other people arrange a fully fledged evening meal with friends.Due to the alcohol license, children under 5 years old are unfortunately not allowed in the Café at any time, though well-behaved dogs are welcome.
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