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Welcome to Biblos and immerse yourself in a world of fun and good times. Set in Edinburgh's Old Town area our floor-to-ceiling windows are great for gazing out and frame views of Edinburgh's Old College whilst our sophisticated interiors encompasses a bar, restaurant, separate function venue and a trendy live music bar and lounge. We are open all-day and late into the night, seven days a week, stop by for a drink in the bar & explore the extensive wine list or try our cocktails. Work your way through the carefully selected menu of seasonal and locally sourced international gastropub cuisine with a touch of Scottish flavour, from breakfast and lunch right through to dinner and then stay late
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
International, British, Gastropub, Scottish, Bar
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Jazz Bar
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Reviewed 27 September 2020

Visited with my 2 friends and despite being a Native Edinburgh lass- it was my first time visiting the venue and it was a top class for the entire ambiance :) From my main server to the staff and it was simply decent. Only felt...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Zackra_01, Owner at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2020

Dear Sara, Thank you for your lovely 5 stars 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 review and 10/10 feedback. We are delighted that you decided to try us. enjoyed your meal with us as well as portion sizes, ambience and our service. Thank you for the...More

Reviewed 3 September 2020

We ate at Biblos on 02/09 on a whim after looking for a place to eat for a while. We ordered the Sirloin Steak and Peppered Lemon Chicken, with Profiteroles for dessert. Every part of the meal was delicious, and the service was wonderful too....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Zackra_01, Agency / Consultant at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Dear Molly, Thank you for your lovely 5 stars 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 review and feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your 3-course meal with us as well as the service. Thank you for the recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 30 August 2020

We popped in here for a quick lunch before we went into the museum, we were greeted at the door by a very friendly member of staff who settled us very quickly. Ordering was easy and efficient and the lunch we had was very pleasant....More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Zackra_01, Agency / Consultant at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Hi, Thank you for reviewing us and your good feedback. We are delighted to hear about your experience. We look forward to welcoming you soon when you are back in Edinburgh. We will aim for 5 Stars the next time :-) Kind regard Team Biblos

Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Came for a meal with friends, just passing and they fitted us in. Service was not great, a cocky waiter thought he could memorise our order and he predictably got it wrong. Starters were bland, chips on the mains were frozen, deep fried and overcooked....More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Zackra_01, Agency / Consultant at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Dear Mat, Thank you for reviewing us and your feedback. We are sorry for the mix up with your order and we take your feedback on board. We you will give us another opportunity and will aim for 5 stars 🌟 next time 🙂 Kind...More

Reviewed 5 March 2020 via mobile

Great service and really attentive staff. Ordered mussels for starters- bread would’ve been nice but expected the main to be as good so we weren’t too bothered. I ordered a burger with bacon and blue cheese- it arrived with two tasteless cheese slices instead.Time not...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Zackra_01, Owner at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2020

Dear Carol, Thank you for reviewing us and your feedback. While we are glad that you enjoyed your food we take your feedback on board. We look forward to welcoming you back soon and will aim for 5 stars 🌟 next time 🙂 Kind regards...More

Reviewed 21 February 2020

Visited as a party of 10, 6 adults and 4 children and we all chose from the set lunch menu. I had the calamari to start followed by the steak sandwich all washed down with a pint of the local beer and very nice Equally,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Zackra_01, Owner at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2020

Hi Peter, Thank you for reviewing us and your pleasant feedback. We are delighted that your party and you enjoyed the food, service and value for money that the fixed price menu offers. Thank you for recommending us. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

Stopped here after visit to museum of Scotland. Very disappointed. One of our group had ordered a burger and chips. Burger was over cooked and burnt almost like it had been cooked earlier and then reheated to serve.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Zackra_01, Owner at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2020

Hi Ronald, Thank you for reviewing us and your feedback. We wish you had spoken to us about your experience while you were at the restaurant as it would have provided us with an opportunity to address your concerns. We do hope that you will...More

Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

We ended up here as it was Valentine's night and new in Edinburgh and we wanted to eat before everywhere got too busy... we were hungry!! There is a limited menu and we went for a 2 course meal. The chicken skewers came out quickly...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Zackra_01, Owner at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2020

Hi Kathryn, Thank you for reviewing us and your feedback. We are sorry we were not able to provide you with the experience you expected from us. We wish you had spoken with us while you were at the restaurant so that we could have...More

Reviewed 16 February 2020

Arrived early but they seated us no problem. Portions are very good and all the food coming from the kitchen looked good. Had piri piri chicken as a starter, I had the burger and my other half had the chicken burger. Chargrilled and very tasty....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Zackra_01, Owner at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2020

Hi Jo, Thank you for reviewing us and your good feedback. We are delighted to hear about your experience. We look forward to welcoming your boyfriend and his daughters soon and hopefully see you soon as well. Kind regard Team Biblos

Reviewed 15 February 2020

Upon arrival sign said wait to be seated, after waiting awhile we seated ourselves. Food was ok, good value for money, however, too many staff that hovered around close to tables, made it slightly uncomfortable. Yawning and sighing while passing table. Not sure I would...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Zackra_01, Owner at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2020

Dear Meave, Thank you for reviewing us and your feedback. We are sorry did not live up to our standards and have taken this feedback onboard to make sure learn from this. We hope you will provide us with another opportunity to welcome you again....More

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Yes Kids are allowed during the day
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Hi Sarah, Thank you for your query. If you speak with the waiter we can speak with the chef to let you know what can be provided gluten free. Kind regards Team Biblos
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    Biblos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5