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2 Restalrig Road | Leith Links, Edinburgh, Scotland
0131-538-0664
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Ranked #37 of 1,867 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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

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
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3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

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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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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7 restaurant reviews
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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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Trinidad and Tobago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My good friend took me to Bijou on my first ever visit to Edinburgh, she promised me a quaint cafe where the chef cooked with love and a sense of pride can be found in each dish! The experience was that and MUCH more. The staff were friendly and the wait for food wasn't long after ordering. The dishes were... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Traveled all the way from Trinidad and felt at home. Great food and nice atmosphere good wine selection. Definately worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

The food is SPECTACULAR and very affordable! The wine menu gives great humor and there is a selection for everyone. I enjoyed dinner here with friends and we would certainly make this a regular spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The wifi password at Bijou perfectly reflects the deliciousness of the food: nom nom nom! I have made my way through every dish on the special menu (Bijou sizes of course) in one sitting on numerous occasions! Enjoying those scrumptious morsels while looking out at Leith Links and sipping on one of their specially selected wines is a perfect way... More

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Port of Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A great little place that will surprise you. We had a fantastic lunch with friends. It was so much more than we had expected. Very warm setting. It was alittle cold to sit outside but in summer it must be great.

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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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