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Bijou Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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10 Batchen Street, Elgin IV30 1BH, Scotland
+44 1343 542385
09:00 - 05:00
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Moray, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service, food and setting were all lovely. Only small complaint would be the tiny amount of salad, particularly the coleslaw; the whole portion fit on one fork (thus, a single mouthful). Would have been nice to have a bit more than that. Would probably try it again.

1 Thank fiona07
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee is the best in Elgin. The food is light and tasty. This is by far the best cafe in Elgin centre well worth a visit for coffee and lunch. The cakes and scones are all fresh and worth a nibble or 2

1 Thank Jim F
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always go here for lunch when in elgin as good efficient service and good soup and panini's. Prices are average.

1 Thank Sinverurie
Elgin, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited for lunch recently and was impressed with the excellent quick service and the food which was delicious

1 Thank Trudydudy22
Forres, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

we always come to this café because of the lovely staff, service and menu, great for some home made soup and a sandwich, the coffee is always excellent and hot. they also have a lovely selection of cakes, down the stairs they have a cracking gift shop, well worth a visit.

3 Thank wendy m
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great cafe serving real homemade food and cakes!! And all for a good price. Lovely friendly staff. Only downside is the rather tired looking decor. The table we were at was broken and the chairs were worn.

1 Thank frankbrown1
pozzi2013, Owner at Bijou Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments we are changing all the furniture and tables in the new year - currently looking at and sourcing designs. More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were served swiftly and with great cheerfulness. The soup and sandwich deal was fantastic. But the baking including the Victoria Sandwich cake was out of this world.

1 Thank mrsbloom70
Inverness, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Visited this restaurant today. Beautiful ,nice clean and tidy restaurant. It serves,breakfast,lunch and afternoon tea. We were in at lunch time ,and the choices were brilliant,something to suit everyone's taste. We had beautiful home made Broccolli and cheese soup,which was to die for and served piping,accompanied by a sweet chilli chicken sandwich and a bacon Brie and cranberry, on delicious... More 

Thank jimbirnie513
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174 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Reached by a spiral staircase in a fascinating shop this modern restaurant offers a selection of cakes and scones with plentiful plates of pannini and other sandwiches. Excellent staff and good prices.

1 Thank AberdeenBraveheart
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Had a soup and sandwich lunch, on a gluten free diet and they had a lot of options. Service really good and lunch was delicious. Nice glass of wine also.

1 Thank Fergie48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Batchen Street, Elgin IV30 1BH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +44 1343 542385

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?