Café Marlayne

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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

Sample menu
2 COURSES - £12.90
3 COURSES - £15.90
Cream of Onion Soup (GF)
Salad Lyonnaise - Curly endive lettuce with bacon, croutons and poached egg
Beetroot Carpaccio with goats cheese espuma, crispy parma ham, crushed pistachios, sunflower seeds (GF)
Moules Marinières - Mussels in a white wine and cream sauce (GF) 

Fixed Price Lunch Menu

Flat Iron Steak with roasted cherry tomatoes, garlic butter and rosemary potatoes
Chicken Supreme with bacon, mushroom, lentils, tarragon (GF)
Haddock Fillet with spinach and saffron hollandaise (GF)
Creamy Polenta with courgette, cavolo nero, aubergine, buffalo mozzarella, salted almond and pecorino pesto (GF)
Chocolate and almond torte (GF)
Frangelico Pannacotta (GF)
Blueberry frangipane tart
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


Sample Menu
les entrées
Cream of onion soup (GF) £4.50
Scottish Smoked Salmon with goats cheese espuma, beetroot, crushed pistachios (GF) £6.10
Aubergine, Artichoke, Sunblush tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, olive tapenade, sunflower seeds (GF) £5.90
Thai fishcakes with mango, spring onion and chilli salad (GF) £5.80
Ham Hock Terrine with homemade piccalilli £6.40
King Prawns with sautéed fennel and romesco sauce £6.50
Moules Mariniére (GF) £6.00

les plats
6 oz Aberdeen Angus ribeye with grilled portobello mushroom, garlic butter, walnut and watercress salad and horseradish cream (GF) £17.40
Gressingham duck breast with borlotti beans, cavolo nero and cherry beer sauce (GF) £14.90

Rack of Lamb with a brown butter and balsamic glaze, white bean purée, roasted peppers, and a tomato chutney (GF)£17.90
Cod Fillet with crab butter, carrot and ginger purée, pickled vegetables, sourdough crumb £14.90
Whole roasted sea bass with white wine, rosemary and garlic (GF)£14.90
Gnocchi with blue cheese and spinach, peaches and hazelnuts £8.90

All main courses are served with potatoes and green beans
Vegan food options are available with advance notice.
Dinner Menu
les desserts
Fruit Frangipane Tart £4.90
Chocolate and Almond Torte (GF) £4.90
Sticky Toffee Pudding £4.90
Vanilla and honey Cheesecake £4.90
Panna Cotta with Boozy fruits (GF) £4.50
Coffee Creme brûlée (GF) £4.10 
Cheese selection from IJ 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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