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Biblos

££ - £££International, British,
1 Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR, Scotland
+44 131 226 7177
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (47 reviews)
“haggis balls” (19 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, British, Gastropub, Scottish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1 Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 382 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely pub, orders taken at the table instead of bar which is great . 1 Biblos breakfast and 1 vegetarian breakfast, which both include tea, coffee or juice and jam for your toast. Served quickly, fresh, hot and plentiful. Prices was also excellent and at...More

Thank KITTEN86
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Thank you for reviewing us and for your absolutely fabulous feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Team Biblos

Reviewed 6 days ago

Called in on the way back to our hotel for a drink at around 10pm, the door security personnel pushed the door for us, the place was buzzing with people talking, with music in the background, which is better than loud music, what it's like...More

Thank jan P
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Jan Thank you for reviewing us and for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon and will aim for 5 stars next time Kind regards Team Biblos

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Biblos is in a great location. The menu is not vast but offers good variety and the quality of the dishes is always to a good standard. My partner and I both had the duck and port pate with slices of french baguette and red...More

1  Thank Chrissie M
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Chris Thank you for reviewing us and for your fabulous feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us. We have noted your comment about our closing time and will make sure we inform guests in advance. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Edinburgh and you still haven't tried haggis? Biblos solves that by serving deep fried haggis balls (with neeps and tatties) as a shareable starter. Trust us it works! Great drop-in corner location; airy surroundings; attentive serving crew.More

Thank FiveFindOuters
Arun G, Public Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for reviewing us and for your great feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the haggis balls and your visit to us. We look forward to welcoming you again and shall aim for 5 stars the next time :-) Kind regards Team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

recommended and ideal close to hotel specially if its cold good service reasonably priced and good portions

Thank fishermanrob
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rob Thank you for reviewing us and for your fabulous feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us. We look forward to welcoming you again the next time you are in Edinburgh. Kind regards Team Biblos

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped into Biblos for a quick meal this week with two friends. I had the best hot chili burger probably ever. The chilli heat comes from the inclusion of jalapeno peppers and chilli oil. Good for the faint-hearted since the peppers can be removed to...More

Thank EdinbraJ
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for reviewing us and for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your burger and our service. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards Team Biblos

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there with my wife and my young son and my father. All of them have been very kind. Nice teas and cofees. Thanks guysMore

Thank Stepec83
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Step Thank you for reviewing us and for your very nice feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your food with us and that we were able to live up to your expectations of us. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had some drinks at Biblos and the staff were really friendly. Upon going to the bar for more drinks, the bar staff immediately remembered what we had previously ordered. We were not there for food on this occasion but will definitely be back as the...More

Thank MagtheHag
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mag Thank you for reviewing us and for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us and your overall experience was great. We look forward to welcoming you again and hope you will try our food as well the...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

Biblo's offers 15% off on all food, so if you're looking for "cheap eats" this would be a good stop. Fish and chips were good, but not great, but the price was right. Friendly staff and good atmosphere. Located at corner of Chambers Street and...More

Thank Jan H
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jan Thank you for reviewing us and for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to us . We look forward to welcoming you again and will aim for 5 stars. Kind regards Team Biblos

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Arrange to meet family and friends before heading off to a show. Good location, very central and easy to find. We sampled the cocktails and they were very good plus at s good price also. Didn’t have any food but the food was flowing steadily...More

Thank Lorraine C
Arun G, Guest Relations Manager at Biblos, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lorraine Thank you for reviewing us and for your lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us and your overall experience was great. We look forward to welcoming you again and hope you will try our food as well the...More

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jaytee180875
11 July 2016|
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Response from Arun G | Property representative |
Yes Kids are allowed during the day
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Sarah B
5 June 2016|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
International, British, Gastropub, Scottish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 7177
  • E-mail
Description
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 for a drink and live music. We have bands and soloists playing live every night from 7pm onwards till late. We are a lounge and restaurant with additional spaces for functions and events that can accommodate up to 80 persons. We also have a trendy new bar for live events. We are located on the corner of Chambers Street and South Bridge in Edinburgh's picturesque Old Town area. We have been a focal point of Edinburgh's drinking and dining scene since it opened in 1998. Our brand new Biblos Bar extension is a great location to party and enjoy live music. Our chefs cook everything from scratch using local and fresh produce delivered to us every day. Our cocktail menu offers a diverse blend of golden oldies mixed with some modern twists and our wines are sure to please your palate and accompany our food menu perfectly. Expect great service from beginning to end. Our function and party venue on the upper floor has a capacity for large parties, perfect for your event, office party, do, party, anniversary, meet up, networking events, birthdays or any celebration that you can think of. We are open from 10am to 1am. Food is served till 10 pm and the bar is open till 1am on weekdays and 3am on weekends.
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