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Summary

“A really authentic French bistro in the heart of Edinburgh”, combining “classic (“country-style”) cooking and a lively, fun atmosphere”“must be the effects of the Auld Alliance!”

£51
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Always feels like stepping into France” – an “excellent” and extremely popular New Town bistro combining “outstanding cooking” of “farm-fresh produce” and “pleasant” staff; all at affordable prices too.

£46
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A bourgeois bistro transported from France to the New Town”; its “consistent” cooking and notably “charming” service contribute much to its “authentic” appeal.

£42
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Very Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Just like being in France in every respect” – this “Edinburgh favourite” in the New Town is an “excellent value” bistro – the sort of place serving “fantastic côte de beouf”.

£41
Very Good
Very Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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10 pm, Fri & Sat 10.30 pm
56 Broughton St, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA
Opening hours

Last orders: 10 pm, Fri & Sat 10.30 pm

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