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Cafe Tabou

4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
+44 1738 446698
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (39 reviews)
“chef salad” (8 reviews)
“cassoulet” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Small family get together for Sunday lunch. Very pleasant restaurant with a nice ambience and very pleasant staff. We had booked a table but it wasn't that busy so if you happened to be in the area and come across it there is a good...More

Thank Gordilindsay
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Once again a lovely time at Cafe Tabou. This is my friend fav place to eat and since he has moved from Perth , we have to eat here every time he visits . Both the girls had mussels which are always fantastic and I...More

Thank Cowsie
Reviewed 4 days ago

When in Perth for the races, this is a must visit especially on a Thursday evening when the piano is played. Great food, great wine and never disappoints. First class service with properly trained staff.

Thank hmanicolson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for lunch and the food was excellent. We have had lunch here several times over the years and have always had a lovely meal. However, they seem to have put their prices up and I feel £15.90 for one course is rather expensive....More

Thank Ellie152
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 2 course meal with drinks pre 5pm and couldn't fault food, service or value for money will definitely recommend and be back.

Thank jnwoodsie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining with friends we usually choose this restaurant and were looking forward to the evening. The starters were served and the two scallop dishes were not hot but we did not complain. However when the mains arrived the steaks were cold and we did complain...More

Thank ANB50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a table at Cafe Tabou for my good friend who is from France and was up visiting. We shared the chateaubriand with a good bottle of wine and what an enjoyable meal it was. My friend was delighted with the french feel and...More

Thank JMovyt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner one evening in a group of 4. We ordered from the pre theatre menu & felt that the choice was good. Service was very prompt even when it got busier, thanks to the one waitress who was in attendance. We all had...More

Thank Moyra K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a super lunch today Great choice from the menus with a nice special board for dish of the day The staff were very pleasant and efficient Well priced We will return

Thank don63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in this morning for breakfast after visiting a couple of times previously. This time it was for French Toast and Eggs Benedict. Love the French toast, however on this occasion I would say a couple of the slices were a little over cooked/almost burnt...More

Thank John K
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19 June 2016|
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Response from Neil M | Reviewed this property |
Have sat outside with my dogs and the staff even brought water for them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 446698
  • E-mail
Cafe Tabou is an established, award-winning French brasserie located in Perth city centre’s vibrant Cafe Quarter.

A fine dining restaurant, it is one of Scotland's most acclaimed restaurants of its type and undoubtedly a place where fine food, great service and a wonderful atmosphere blend to create a unique day or evening venue.

Marek Michalak, the Executive Chef and co-owner was awarded a prestigious Master Chef of Great Britain accreditation in 2015 and the loyal customer base appreciates the efficient service, delicious seasonal menus and wonderful selection of fine wines.
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