survey result

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A joy of a French bistro” in the West End – Gallic chef-owner Fred Berkmiller also owns the nearby L’Escargot Blanc – where the “classic” cuisine has “named provenance, and is often locally sourced” or brought over from Berkmiller's homeland.

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The French bistro food always hits the mark” at this “friendly” West End outfit of over a decade's standing, with a “lively and convincingly authentic atmosphere”. Chef-patron Fred Berkmiller, from the Loire Valley, also owns L’Escargot Blanc nearby.

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The French bistro food always hits the mark” at this “friendly” 10-year-old West End outfit with a “lively and convincingly authentic atmosphere”. Chef-patron Fred Berkmiller, from the Loire Valley, also owns L’Escargot Blanc nearby.

Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In the West End, and with vibrant old-school posters lining its walls, this “bustling” and “fun” bistro delivers “good, basic French food” that’s ably delivered by “great service”.

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L’Escargot Bleu Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of L’Escargot Bleu Restaurant in EH1, Edinburgh by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of L’Escargot Bleu restaurant.
Alexander C
Have eaten here many times before but since...
Reviewed 7 months, 24 days ago

"Have eaten here many times before but since reopening after covid the great value set price lunch has gone and prices no longer represent good value. Food is good but less French than might be expected. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.50 £22.00 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
56 Broughton St, Edinburgh, EH1 3SA
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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