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2 Restalrig Road | Leith Links, Edinburgh, Scotland
0131-538-0664
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Ranked #44 of 1,915 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $23
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Scottish, British, Bistro
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Was back in Scoland to visit and ate here twice. The food is amazing and definately value for money. always made feel very welcome and nothing was a problem. Would highly recommend Bijou for food you will not be disappointed.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had received good comments on this restaurant. I was rather disappointed. Very limited choice for starter. For my main course I choose the battered haddock which was well cooked. The garden peas were still frozen and I could not eat them. For a small local restaurant I felt their prices were too high considering the quality of the food.

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Edinburgh
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Had a barry brunch in Bijou last Saturday morning. Tasty scran swiftly served by funny, friendly staff. Decent menu with plenty veggie options and scrambled eggs done the right way. Thanks, folks. Will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Booked in advance for a party of 10 adults and 9 children of various ages for late breakfast on the 4th of Jan. A warm, friendly and fun welcome and fantastic food finished off a great mini break. Nothing was too much trouble the children were all treated like valued customer regardless of age and requests. The food came out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have eaten here a few times for lunch and now feel its time to post a review of this lovely little place, excellent service and beautifully cooked grub, you can also BYOW. If you visit here, try and have the soup, it is delicious- hot and tasty. Looking forward to visiting in the evening for dinner. Well done Bijou!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

What a fantastic little cafe. My friend and I went there for lunch and tried some dishes from the specials. There was one dish with mushroom and Roquefort cheese that was simply sublime. The service was also friendly and attentive. I would travel to Edinburgh again just to eat here. Amazing!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Dear James and all the team, thank you so much. I hosted my 40th birthday party in bijou bistro last Saturday and had the best party of my life. The venue was perfect, with James the owner stealing the spotlight from me as star of the show. I was happy to relinquish, he deserved it! The atmosphere was amazing, anything... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a small but very popular establishment looking out on to Leith Links. The owners regularly run storytelling evenings where a storyteller relates various tales and may even sing a song or two in the course of the evening while clients are dining. We were there on 30 October to celebrate Hallow'een. A number of female convives sported witches'... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a tiny cafe overlooking Leith Links, but don't underestimate it. The atmosphere is intimate, but friendly. Being a BYO bistro, it pays to study the menu before you go, so you can take whatever wine you fancy.The food is excellent, and service impeccable. And the best bit is that it is only a short walk away from home.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We finally visited Bijou, after moving to the area a few years ago and always meaning to go. The food was absolutely delicious and really interesting options.BYOB makes it feel very good value as well. Staff very friendly and treat everyone as friends. Will definitely be back!

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Additional Information about Bijou

Address: 2 Restalrig Road | Leith Links, Edinburgh, Scotland
Phone Number: 0131-538-0664
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 23
Cuisine: Scottish, British, Bistro

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