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bia bistrot

19 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom, EH10 5DP
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Opening Information

Tuesday to Saturday

12.00pm - 2.30pm

5.00pm - 10.00pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Business Lunch
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About bia bistrot

bia bistrot is a couple run restaurant, Roisin & Matthias Llorente are the chefs behind the stove, where we guarantee you to be as true as possible to our ethos : fresh-seasonal-local-sustainable-homemade.

Roisin is Irish with Scottish parents, Matthias is French with Spanish heritage, and we met in Edinburgh in 2000.

Since then Roisin has worked for Derry Clarke in Dublin, Emmanuel Stroobant in Singapore, Michael Deane & Niall Mc Kenna in Belfast, Gordon Ramsay New York.

Matthias has worked for Philippe Chevrier in Geneva, Jean Michel Poulot in Dublin, Emmanuel Stroobant in Singapore, Gordon Ramsay New York.

bia is Irish Gaelic for food, bistrot is the French way of spelling bistro. It sums up what we want to provide our customers: bistro atmosphere and good food.

Cuisine: Scottish
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 14 April 2018

Excellent meal in a relaxing atmosphere.. Would highly recommend Thank you Biabistrot

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Visited On Friday, 13 April 2018

Great food and service ,well done !!

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Visited On Thursday, 12 April 2018

Great service and super tasty food. We'll definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 March 2018

Good food in a nice cosy restaurant. Waiter was perhaps a little too attentive!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 March 2018

Great food, service and atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 30 March 2018

As always great food and service. Fiona always makes us feel very welcome and is great fun. Look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best. Graham

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Exceptionally good food and wine with friendly and efficient service. Such good value for lunch - will return again soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 March 2018

Excellent lunch as usual. Food was delicious and service top notch. The staff are just fabulous and pay attention to detail. The Irish waitress deserves a special shout out (sadly didn't catch her name). She was so efficient and really looked after us well paying particular attention to my 2 year old daughter who just loved her. Dining with a toddler can often be a stressful time but needn't have worried. We are devout Bia Bistrot fans and will continue to pass on the good word to our friends and family. You guys are smashing it!! Thanks.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Always outstanding; bia Bistrot never disapoints

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Visited On Thursday, 15 March 2018

This was our 3rd visit - it won't be the last!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

We enjoyed the food and it was good value for money. We came in early evening and, although the restaurant wasn't busy, we felt quite cramped and close to the next table.

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

We have been a few times to this lovely place - and we will certainly be back again as we all think it one of the nicest places to eat in Edinburgh.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

Interesting and very well cooked dishes. The serving staff were excellent and made us feel very welcome. We will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

Excellent food with great gluten free options. Friendly, efficient service.

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

Fabulous food and cracking service. Ensured I ate well despite many allergies. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

The restaurant was quite busty but not full but I would imagine that once full the 4 star score I give would increase to 5

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Visited On Thursday, 15 March 2018

Most enjoyable evening. Excellent service and excellent food. We will return with more friends to sample the delights. Thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 March 2018

Our visit to Bia Bistrot was an absolutely delightful experience. The ambiance was wonderful, the servers were incredibly helpful both as far as food service and in giving us advice for places to visit during our time in Edinburgh. And of course, the food was exquisite. My only comment would be that for the bone marrow starter, you should include 2 slices of toast per bone, and just a little more of that delicious onion reduction. We had to ask our server for more toast just so we could prolong those wonderful flavors.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

It was a fantastic meal. Our first time visiting and we can't wait to come back. The service and staff were beyond great and really made us welcome. The food was so delicious. I will be recommending to everyone! Super and 5 star all the way. Thank you!

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Visited On Friday, 09 March 2018

Had a beautiful meal. Excellent quality for a very reasonable price. Can’t recommend it enough.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

Always a superb meal. On this occasion there were four of us and every plat was delicious. But I thought my quail was best of all. IDC

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, the food was brought out quickly and was delicious. The general atmosphere of the restaurant is lovely and we will definitely be back to visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

Excellent as always

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Visited On Friday, 02 March 2018

Superb experience!

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Set lunch menu main choices, haggis or fishcakes - both ok offerings enjoyed this visit, BUT a little unimaginative to offer both on the same day.

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