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Effies of Perth

202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland
+44 1738 634770
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (135 reviews)
“cakes” (114 reviews)
“oxtail soup” (14 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a terrific lunch and enjoyed the companionship of George and his team. Amazing food and good advises!!! Thanks a lot!!!! People from Barcelona

1  Thank siscul2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family had booked a table of 8 for a surprise meeting for mothers 80 birthday. The staff were great making sure mother had a complete surprise and even brought her a small cake and candle and had everyone sing happy birthday. All this at mid-day...More

2  Thank grahamrmaclean88
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here, too much to choose from, stovies were lovely lots of home made food, lovely tearoom surroundings, very polite, informative and friendly staff, food all looked great. Will definitely be back

1  Thank tanaholic_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited here several times. The food is excellent. You can get soup and half sandwich which is lovely. The only complaint is, my husband is in a wheelchair and the passage to the disabled loo is blocked by chairs which is not good at...More

1  Thank Lamond_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favourite place when we lived in Scotland so really missed it when we moved to Somerset. A Scottish Winter visit to Effies was a must and the lunch with friends did no disappoint. Worth travelling 450 miles for. Well done George and...More

2  Thank Earnknowe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick lunch while visiting Perth for the SFO concert. Cullin skink soup is just one of the best I have tasted. Sisters both had the minestrone and they were also very pleased with their choice. They were also given some celery...More

1  Thank barbaramartin2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelling back from the Highlands we decided to stop in Perth for Breakfast. We found Effies on Trip Advisor rated as an excellent place for breakfasts. It was not wrong! The original setting of Effies, located right in the City Centre, is an old fashioned...More

3  Thank Amanda649saunders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time in Effies and it won't be my last Cold wintry day outside so glad to get in to the warmth of Effies Breakfast roll and green tea delicious and served up in beautiful crockery and silverware Decor original and very interesting Staff were...More

1  Thank anniecE2146SI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made my second visit to this perfect antithesis to mind numbing bland food chains in our town centres. Effie’s is an enchanting and beautifully decorated intimate cafe and restaurant. The menu is fabulous and their raspberry and white chocolate scones are sublime for afternoon tea....More

1  Thank J8885WXstuarts
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Great food! However it’s let down by the amount of staff not able to cover a full house resulting in 40 minute waits for food. The biggest drawback for us however was the lack of card machine. Whether it’s a tax avoidance reason or a...More

1  Thank Ross M
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22 November 2017|
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Response from Ronnie S | Reviewed this property |
patty, I really don't recall. There is no shortage of places in Perth that will produce bacon rolls that could win prizes. Try Gillies, even M&S will sell them and freshly made. Sorry I couldn't give the answer you wanted.
15 April 2017|
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Response from annglen1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure, but the staff are very professional, give them a call.
27 March 2017|
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Response from 202alison23 | Reviewed this property |
Very obliging and caring staff so I am sure they would see to your needs if you called them in advance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 High Street, Perth PH1 5PA, Scotland (Formerly Small Talk)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +44 1738 634770
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