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Bia Bistrot

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19 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 5DP, Scotland
+44 131 452 8453
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere for a small restaurant. The service was first class especially from John. Plenty of selection for vegetarians and dietary requirements are taken seriously.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the set lunch and it was lovely. Great flavours, interesting choices and the service was friendly and efficient.

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Thank Hazel O
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently enjoyed a lovely family and friends lunch at this warm and welcoming bistro. Lunch is great value for money - the artisan bread and pesto is morish! Looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank Denise J
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I suggest this place to tourists, locals, anyone one really that's looking for a great meal in a lovely setting with attentive and friendly staff. Best restaurant in the area by a long distance, great for lunch or dinner, so good I'd travel just to come here, I'd put it in my top 5 in Edinburgh, for value and quality,... More 

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Thank Jason G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our first day in Edinburgh. The menu is small but really good. I had the beef brisket and my girlfriend had the duck. Both dishes were really well put together and the side of honey roasted carrots and parsnips were a nice addition. Very homely feel to the place and the service was friendly.

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Thank Chris L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here with our daughters on Christmas Eve. It's a small, very friendly restaurant, with excellent food and great service.

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Thank Duncan H
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked far in advance for 4 over the Christmas period and when we had to add another at the last minute we were graciously given a larger table without problem. The service was impeccable, the food divine, and if this were our local we would be back many times. A delightful night.

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

Popped in with my family after a very long day. Very cosy and relaxing. Staff very attentive and knowledgeable! And oh my!!! The food is superbe.. great prices too. If u fancy a gourmet dinner this is the place to go! We will definitely come back! Thank you Bia Bistrot for such a lovely evening!

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Thank Joeboy89
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Bia Bistro for a while now and I have been a few times, I have always found it consistently excellent, although I have never written a review, we came for a family dinner last night at Bia Bistro and I decided I would write a review after the visit. Throughout 2016 I have dined in... More 

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Whalley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Came to Bia for our anniversary dinner on Saturday night. We had read the reviews on here, let me say it didn't disappoint! The food was gorgeous, really tasty, the wine worked well with the food and the staff were great! It's a fab place if you are in Edinburgh.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 49
Cuisine
French, European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
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
Description
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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