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Maison Bleue

#151 of 1,782 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Old Town
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36/38 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2JW, Scotland
+44 131 226 1900
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food and service is excellent. The calamari is fantastic and it's good to eat somewhere which is so socially responsible. Will be coming back.

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We go to Maison Bleue every time we're in Edinburgh. The food is consistently good, with great ambiance and service. Would highly recommend.

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Thank JHALL1981
Brighton, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived to a nice welcome, given a cosy corner to sit in with nice lighting and a warm buzz in the room. The service was great, an Italian girl served us and was wonderful, very attentive without being overbearing and really friendly. I had the Haggis balls for starters and they were nice, the steak for mains which was very... More 

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Thank Adrian B
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner with my family there. The service was a little slow but very friendly, however, the food was all absolutely delicious. A great spot in the heart of Edinburgh to avoid the tourist traps on the royal mile.

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Thank MarianneEM
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Starters, Camembert fondue; and haggis balls, were just warm so the fondue in particular was a let-down. Quite a delay before mains arrived. These were sea bream on a garden pea risotto with scallops; and Vietnamese chicken curry with noodles and jasmine rice, which were OK in each case. Place was quiet when we arrived in early evening then quickly... More 

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Thank grahamdorr
Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had lunch here early November. Food and service impeccable. Presentation and attention to detail is outstanding. Incredible value for money. If we didn't live so far away we would eat here every week.

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Thank Patty H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had calamari and the Camembert to start. The calamari was good and so was the Camembert but the portion was a lot smaller than the last time I had it (now only comes with 3 small croutons for dipping). The mains came quickly and were very tasty. Our waiter was fairly attentive but quite impersonal and we did just... More 

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Thank Megan L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday dinner at Maison bleue was welcoming and warm on a particularly cold night. Sitting on a small down stairs table for two next to some very interesting metal necklace art. We started with some rums to warm up, good range & reasonable prices. We shared a beef starter with Asia greens was very well balanced. Beef cheeks for mains... More 

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Thank abreathoffreshattire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ordered the surprise calamari accompanied by an espresso martini, absolutely fantastic. The beef cheeks were served under 10 minutes after finishing the mains, just as good. Will be returning soon thanks again

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Thank Andrew G
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing I can complain about in Maison Bleue - the staff's really professional, the food and atmosphere - spot on! It's a bit pricey but it's totallly worth it for the service and food you get there. While waiting for our food, we were offered bread, olive oil with balsamico and some olives - lovely idea! What really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
French, European, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36/38 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2JW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 1900

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Old Town

Neighborhood Profile
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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