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Bijou

#161 of 1,806 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
British, European, Scottish
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2 Restalrig Road | Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8BN, Scotland
+44 131 538 0664
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Today
10:00 - 20:30
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Sun 10:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:30
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Cowes, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The customer service here was excellent from the moment I arrived everything was done in a very friendly and efficient manner throughout. The food was great quality and reasonably priced too. A few bus routes 12,25 & 21 handily stop very close by. I look forward to returning in future. thedealhunter

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Thank munro685
Boston, Massachusetts
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217 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiny little place but so good. We went here for a birthday breakfast and it was definitely the right choice. I have to come back if I am in Edinburgh again.

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Thank Va2Broadway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent little place ...good food and wine ...will visit again...haddock and scallops very tasty Unpretentious surroundings and good service

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and really friendly service. Simple food cooked well, they do some good events as well. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Lorna P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend came here for Christmas Eve lunch and wine, and exchanged gifts! Great atmosphere! Celine was great, lit a candle and asked us for any music requests!! Great memories!

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Thank Katie F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What does not normally to mind when the words 'work Christmas lunch' are mentioned is an intimate and friendly neighbourhood restaurant with excellent food. We hit the jackpot! The place is indeed bijou, the staff are casual in the right way, and the food was great: I had scallops as a starter, which were fresh and perfectly cooked, with a... More 

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Thank ncjttn
Edinburgh
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal with friend and it was really delicious but the waiter didn't seem very experienced and took away our bread basket before we had even finished and when we finished our starter he came out a few minutes later with main course which which was far too quick. There was just a feeling of being rushed. The... More 

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Thank angela335
James H, Owner at Bijou, responded to this review

Hi There Angela, I'm absolutely gutted to hear about the service you received - I pride myself on providing a relaxed easy going service but obviously something went wrong during your visit - totally unacceptable! Would you be able to provide me with the date time of your booking so i can 'offer additional training'  Next time you are in... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Lunch with friends today, one of many visits to Bijou over the past couple of years. The seasonal menu offers something different and delicious on each occasion. The standard favourites and vast breakfast menu are steadfastly good choices too, depending on what time of day it is. The service is always friendly and helpful. Long may you linger on the... More 

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Thank Helen R
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Ali best and the most inventive chef in Leith.Easy going local eatery but food is of good uptown standard, we're lucky to have it ciao

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Thank George S
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic find, wonderful food and wonderful staff, best meal in years well done and thank you, we'll priced food

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Thank David W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Cuisine
British, European, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:30
Monday
09:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:30
Thursday
09:00 - 20:30
Friday
09:00 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Restalrig Road | Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8BN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 538 0664

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?