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Breaking news

September 2020: The restaurant's facebook reads....

After 10 wonderful years, this is it for bia bistrot
As many of our regulars know we had planned to move to Ireland at the start of the year, covid delayed this slightly but now the sale has been confirmed.
10 years of supportive loyal customers
10 years working with great suppliers & talented tradespeople
10 years of amazing staff who have stuck by us & helped us build the restaurant
To all our friends in the Edinburgh hospitality industry thanks for the venting sessions & letting us learn from you!
We can’t thank you all enough & if you are ever in Ramelton Co.Donegal (our next project) look us up….
Lots of love
Roisin & Matt xx

survey result

Summary

£42
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A very decent choice in the posh neighbourhood of Morningside” – Roisin & Matthias Llorente’s “very friendly” and “always reliable” bistro has a strong fanclub, both amongst the locals and visitors who have truffled it out, some of whom would say it’s “Edinburgh’s top dining option” thanks its “exceptionally well-prepared” and reasonably priced modern Scottish dishes and “personal” service.

Summary

£42
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A very decent choice in the posh neighbourhood of Morningside” – Roisin & Matthias Llorente’s “very friendly” and “always reliable” bistro has a strong fanclub, both amongst the locals and visitors who have truffled it out, some of whom would say it’s “Edinburgh’s top dining option” thanks its “exceptionally well-prepared” and reasonably priced modern Scottish dishes and “personal” service.

Summary

£44
    £
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “perfect neighbourhood bistro(t)”“a lovely little place a little way out of the centre” in Morningside “but well worth the taxi ride or walk to get there”. “It’s not exactly cheap ’n’ cheerful but very good value, using excellent ingredients and the cooking has a nice local feel”. “Staff are brilliant and very knowledgeable” and overall this remains one of the most satisfactory places to eat in the city.

Summary

£42
    £
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“What a find!” – a tucked-away and affordable Morningside bistro where the local/seasonal food (from an “interesting and unusual menu”) is “always exceptionally good”. Add in “friendly, professional service” and it’s several reporters’ “restaurant of choice”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £10.00 £12.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.50 £13.85 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.50
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
19 Colinton Rd, Edinburgh, EH10 5DP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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