Café Marlayne

Thistle Street Restaurant

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Thistle Street Restaurant - News, Events and Seasonal Menus

Fixed Price Lunch - Sample Menu

Served 7 days a week
Monday to Friday: 12 Noon - 3.00pm
Saturday: 12 Noon - 5.00pm
Sunday: 12 Noon - 3.00pm


Fixed Price Lunch Menu


2 COURSES - £10.90


3 COURSES - £13.50




Leek and potato soup

Salad Nicoise - tuna, olives, green beans, tomato and soft boiled egg

Boudin Noir - sauteed potatoes, crispy bacon and apple compote

Smoked haddock fishcake and homemade tartar

Moules Mariniere


Fixed Price Lunch Menu



Hand cut rump steak with roasted cherry tomatoes and garlic butter

Confit duck leg with potato rosti and curly kale

Seabass fillet served with fennel and radish salad and beurre blanc

Eggs royale- poached eggs, spinach, smoked salmon, fried potato and hollandaise

Spring vegetable fritatta- new potatoes, feta, courgettes, mint and broad beans

Croque Monsieur / Madame





Lemon creme brulee

Caramel panacotta

Chocolate and beetroot brownie


 Fixed Price Lunch Menu

Dinner - Sample Menu

Dinner served 7 days a week
Monday-Friday: 6.00pm - 10.00pm
Saturday: 5.30pm - 10.00pm
Sunday: 6.00pm - 10.00pm


Dinner Menu



Butternut squash and coconut milk soup with coriander 3.90


Smoked duck breast, salami and Serrano ham with roasted beetroot and onion; pumpkin seeds, Brazil nuts, rapessed oil, tarragon and crowdie cheese 5.90


Thai fishcakes with a mango, peanut, spring onion and sesame seeds salad; sweet chilli sauce 5.80


Warm salad of caramelised figs and oranges, fennel seeds, rocket, oregano and goat cheese 5.60


Homemade duck parfait with a thyme frangipan biscuit and rosehip syrup 5.50


Dill cure gravadlax with pickled cucumber, chopped shallots and soft boiled egg 5.40




6 oz rib eye steak with slow cooked bovril onions and homemade horseradish cream 13.90


Gressingham duck breast with curly kale, chilli, garlic and cherry beer sauce 13.80


Marinated lamb rump served with puy lentils cooked in red wine and salsa verde 16.20


Whole plaice with Parmesan and anchovy butter 12.50


Cod fillet with a pistachio and pinenut crust served with a wild rocket and parsley vichyssoise 12.90


Whole baked seabass in white wine, olive oil, red onions, black olives, cherry tomatoes and mixed herbs 13.90


Roasted portobello mushroom with red pepper couli compote and goat cheese 8.60



All maincourses are served with a selection of vegetables.


Vegetarian food options available on request.


Dinner Menu




Lemon creme brulee with lemon shortbread 3.50

Caramel panacotta served with ginger biscuit 3.90

Chocolate and almond cake 4.90

Sticky toffee pudding 4.90

Baked vanilla and honey cheesecake 4.90

Fruit frangipan tart 4.90

Cheeses from Mellis 7.90

Wines  - Sample List

White Wines


Maison de Vignerons, Cotes de Gascogne, France 18.00


Ginestet Bordeaux Sauvignon, Bordeaux, France 20.00


Picpoul de Pinet L Ormarine Coteaux de Languedoc, France 22.00


The Cut Sauvignon Blanc Nelson, New Zealand 24.00


Pecorino Caparrone Contesa Abruzzo, Italy 26.00


Château L Ermitage Tradition Blanc Costieres de Nimes Rhone, France 27.00


Albarino Eidosela Rias Baxas, Spain 29.00


Great selection of Wines

Red Wines


Maison De Vignerons Rouge Pays de Vaucluse, France 18.00


Sierra Grande Pinot Noir Central Valley, Chile 20.00


Marktree Cabernet/Merlot, South Australia 22.00


Quara Estate Malbec Cafayate, Argentina 26.00


Darling Cellars Chocoholic Pinotage Darling, South Africa 28.00


Cathar Roble Ribera Del Duero Ribera del Duero, Spain 29.00


Château Mayene Vieil Fronsac Bordeaux, France 31.00

Rose Wines


Pinot Grigio Rosato Ancora Pavia, Italy 19.00


Kahurangi Estate Pinot Noir Rose Nelson, New Zealand 25.00

Sparkling Wine


Prosecco Riondo White Label, Italy 25.00



Gobilard Cuvee Prestige Vintage 45.00



When one vintage ceases to be available then the next suitable one will be offered.
All quality and table wines have an alcoholic content of between 7 and 15%.

Opening Hours

Open 7 Days


Monday to Friday

Lunch 12 Noon - 3.00pm / Dinner 6.00pm - 10.00pm



Lunch 12 Noon - 5.00pm / Dinner 5.30pm - 10.00pm



Lunch 12 Noon - 3.00pm / Dinner 6.00pm - 10.00pm

Contact Us

Address: 76 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 1EN

Telephone: 0131 - 226 2230  


Please Note: We only accept telephone reservations.

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