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Bia Bistrot

19 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 5DP, Scotland
+44 131 452 8453
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bone marrow” (21 reviews)
“partridge” (11 reviews)
“gnocchi” (17 reviews)
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French, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
19 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 5DP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fun evening and enjoyed good comfort food. Tasty and just what we needed on a windy evening. Service was good. The food was just too hot to eat initially and the restaurant was also hot, leaving us all uncomfortable. But we will...More

Thank 222anthonyb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the early bird menu. Absolutely wonderful food, relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Great service by friendly staff. Very good provision for gluten free diet, which was appreciated. The restaurant was very busy even early on and we were aware of a number of people phoning...More

Thank fl0ssy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Previous been to Bia Biastro and went back with friends. Enjoyed the meal but not as much a previously. Menu seemed a bit limited. Had lentil pate which was ok but would have preferred if a non vegetarian version had been available. The duck on...More

Thank L2845MBjohn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time I'd been here and will certainly be back. Each of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals and the attentive but unobtrusive service was much appreciated. You can pay a lot more for very much poorer food in Edinburgh.

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ,plus two of our kids, had a lovely dinner from the set menu. Cream of vegetable soup was very tasty . I went for the steak pie which was Delilah. Also tried some of my daughters gnocchi which was great ....More

1  Thank Heida2013
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner and drinks with my family. Excellent food with attentive service, but without being overbearing. Melt in the mouth is-cheek and a great selection of cheeses to finish. I would definitely visit again.

Thank Euangreen
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The bone marrow was to die for, relatively inexpensive for the great quality. Went there for a date and it was quiet with a lovely atmosphere.

Thank RutgerWK
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We had a lovely dinner here, with beautifully cooked, annd elegantly presented food, and very friendly and efficient service. I would definitely eat here again if I am in the Bruntsfield area.

Thank StevenBeller
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We went for a lamb Menu for four and It was a delicious opción. We enjoyed everything, even our home Rioja wine that It was first class. We will repeat, either ourselves or the Friends that we Will certainly introduce. Great!

Thank Jose L
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were there for dinner. The staff were very friendly. They had a good selection of gluten free meals to choose from. We both had appetizers that were amazing. For dinner I had the duck and my husband had the ox cheek...More

Thank hdroch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 5DP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 452 8453
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Recommended in the esteemed Michelin Guide, Bia Bistrot offers a cosy bistro setting and timeless British cuisine. Chefs Roisin & Matthias Llorente boast culinary expertise honed across the world, including stints at Gordon Ramsay New York.Championing an ethos of fresh, seasonal and homemade produce, the Bia Bistrot menu showcases a stunning selection of refined flavours. Blending hearty Scottish influences and timeless French refinement, sumptuous dishes include Highland venison carpaccio and red cabbage salad or a succulent cut of Orkney sirloin steak with pepper sauce.A boutique-style wine list features a selective range of bottles, as well as locally brewed ciders and beers, and rare Scottish whiskies. Delicious desserts at Bia Bistro Edinburgh include a refreshing lemon posset with strawberries and proper Scottish shortbread, or a rich gooey chocolate cake.A bright yet cosy dining room features cutesy church pews, creaky exposed floorboards and plush caramel leather. Bia Bistrot is an 8-minute drive from Haymarket Rail Station
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