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Cafe Tabou

4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
+44 1738 446698
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 St. Johns Place, Perth PH1 5SZ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We were very surprised by the meal and service at Cafe Tabou. I've eaten there a few times and it has mostly been excellent. The starters were good but the main courses very disappointing. the duck was tough and dry and the vegetables unseasoned and...More

Thank enquiries39
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband had an amazing fish risotto with curry sauce and I had a delicious cassoulet. The baguettes were freshly baked and still warm. We must have gone through 2. We were sat by a lovely man who goes regularly and made us feel like...More

Thank witherreport
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came for lunch this time and, again, weren't disappointed in the slightest. There weren't very many customers (it was early for lunch) but the service was attentive without being intrusive. I thoroughly enjoyed the Sunday Roast, which was utterly tender fillet of beef at...More

Thank RealYstyck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very enjoyable lunch for 6. The seafood bisque was outstanding - really tasty. Other courses equally well executed and the service was spot on. Well done to everybody - will certainly be back.

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we had the most wonderful meal in cafe tabou . It offers a lovely atmosphere, friendly and competent staff and most off all food to die for . We opted for the pre theatre menu and we were not disappointed. To start I...More

Thank stephaniejane1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi everyone Just wanted to pop in a very upbeat and happy review of the wonderful Cafe Tabou where we dined late this afternoon. We did not set out to go there as we don't often find ourselves in Perth but we parked the car...More

Thank Cammy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having booked a table for two several days in advance, we were surprised that a table had not been designated for us and our choice seemed to be next to the bar, next to the toilets or next to the kitchen . The restaurant was...More

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has a strong French feel and has a nice relaxed atmosphere. The waiters are polite, attentive and friendly. Nice corner location in town centre. Downside was it closed at 9pm

Thank pacobhoy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Limited choice - specials and main menu overlapped - Rabbit was good, Trout dry and nothing special. Very minimal quantity vegetables and accompaniments.

Thank son h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late lunch on a Saturday, 3 courses for £19.90. Food and service were excellent and wouldn’t hesitate to return.

Thank mclaughlinianj
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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, Drinks, 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 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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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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