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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 good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (12 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, International, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3SA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to stop here, it such a nice friendly atmosphere. In truth I've stopped here more than once, especially during the whisky fringe. We had the Macoroni Cheese and it was really nice. And its homemade. Never had a bad visit 🙂

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

lovely place, much bigger than expected by looking at the outside, food was gorgeous, good choice of drinks, staff very attentive and friendly

Thank Justine N
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there and loved the atmosphere and the food was wonderful. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. I recommend it!

Thank DCNM
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this cafe for lunch after finding it by chance using the around me app. We wanted somewhere local with homemade produce and a good selection of choice for a meat eater and a non meat eater. This place ticked all the boxes! We...More

Thank Roosty15
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Rally nice atmosphere, good food, great service. Overall an excellent experience. The 4 and not 5 stars come from the fact the menu said a dish was gluten free, even though it had naan bread. The waiter thought naan had no gluten but it was...More

Thank Bas V
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Was a this restaurant on Monday night great place to go friendly staff and amazing food , had a great night and is such a welcoming place to go with a quirky feel well worth a visit

Thank Alexanderfcampbell
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

What a delightful place for lunch. A great selection of foods for all tastes, vegetarian, vegan and all others. My wife and I had onion soup with croutons and I followed up with smoked salmon on bagel with creamed cheese ( and salad included). All...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here choise chorizo pasta bake it was gorgeous. Had fantastic service. Really friendly staff the good menu this is a real gem in Edinburgh also guide dog friendly

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We wanted a meal at the awkward time of 4.30. Someone had recommended Broughton Street, and we found Nom de Plume. Very welcoming, great food - and a good variety, too - with super friendly and welcoming staff. As others have said, an eclectic assortment...More

1  Thank derbynightshelter
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Instantly felt at ease here, felt a bit offbeat but absolutely genuine,really tasty and good value food, interesting beer selection (try the Froach), friendly staff and decent music (think I heard the Cocteau Twins in there) at just the right volume. Had character and no...More

Thank jooli_ash
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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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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