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Bar a Vin

$$ - $$$, French,
17A Queensferry Street, Edinburgh EH2 4QW, Scotland
+44 131 226 1890
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“saucisson” (2 reviews)
“sardines” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
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Wine Bar, French, Bar, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
17A Queensferry Street, Edinburgh EH2 4QW, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a fantastic by-the-glass wine menu and great service, try Bar a Vin in Edinburgh's west end. Speak to the staff and they'll find the perfect wine for you. And the cheese and charcuterie plates, don't miss them - le plus agréable!

Thank tracey449
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully friendly staff, great wine and absolutely outstanding cheese and charcuterie. Always a great place to grab a quick glass and a plate of amazing good- try the warm sardines with their lovely bread! Outstanding. If you're in need of something more, pop upstairs to...More

Thank Max R
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Love love love this place, merci boucoup mes amies. Wine amazing, hot sardines and oysters on a sunny day with a dry crisp white. Please may I pick this place up and move it to Harborne, Birmingham! Great place

Thank Lynn J
Reviewed August 15, 2017

I dropped in for lunch with my mum and expected something a bit pretentious and pricey, with moody staff. I could not have been more wrong. The bar staff was ace, providing really good advice about the glass of wine we should order to go...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed August 9, 2017

There is no better wine bar than this in Edinburgh. Committed ,professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff. Great selection on food and drinks. Always something new and interesting on the go. Warm welcome,engaging people.Go with their recommendations on wine ( or wine flights) they know their...More

Thank F8633NQbob
Reviewed May 20, 2017

If I could move this place to where we live I would. If I lived in Edinburgh I would be part of the furniture. Very friendly professional staff. Good selection of wine and food was excellent. This is a place you can lose time in,...More

Thank Sarrie1876
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Done a wine tasting afternoon here and it was a fantastic experience. From learning a bit more about wines to tasting wines you just dont get anywhere else it was truly a phenomenal experience. Would whole heartedly recommend this place to anyone and everyone. Staff...More

Thank Alastair A
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We visit here now more for the snacks and wine in the downstairs when a full meal is just too much. Nice selection of snacks avaialble and can highly recommend the cheese fondue with bread and sausage on the side. Daily dish of the day...More

Thank MrsNP712
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Extensive wine list, with offerings by both the glass and bottle, complimented by sharing plates of cheese or charcuterie. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly

1  Thank WellTravelledby2
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Came for the fondue. And then got a board to try things. And a bottle of wine. And then more fondue. And then more meat. And then more cheese. And then more wine. You go in for a snack and the deliciousness just avalanches on...More

1  Thank Ken M
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $46
Wine Bar, French, Bar, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17A Queensferry Street, Edinburgh EH2 4QW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 1890
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A charming and relaxing wine bar in Edinburgh's vibrant West End area. Nestling beneath French restaurant l'escargot blanc on Queensferry Street, it's an ideal place to chill out over a glass of wine, a beer or a coffee. We provide a delicious range of platters and light nibbles including our incredibly popular Cheese selection and Charcuterie with over 40 carefully selected wines by the glass.
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