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bia bistrot

19 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, 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

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, French
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Always a lovely, relaxed meal with friends. Service is unobtrusive but excellent

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

We had a lovely valentines meal - it’s not the first time we eaten at Bia Bistro but certainly one of the best. Thank you!!

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

First time we have been. Food was lovely, service great and good priced wine selection.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Always enjoyable to eat at Bia Bistrot. Thanks for another lovely evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

A really delicious meal in a warm and comfortable setting. Friendly, helpful staff. Will definitely be back and will recommend to friends.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

As always, the staff were very welcoming and helpful. My wife is a wheelchair user, and they take trouble to ensure that we have a table which is easy to access. The food was excellent. It's a great place to entertain friends and we look forward to coming again soon.

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Had a fabulous meal here on Friday night. Such great food and a lovely atmosphere. Will be back for another visit!

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

This is my favorite restaurant, always great food, service and atmosphere.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

Excellent service and exquisitely cooked food at a very reasonable cost. You could not get abetter value lunch - of this high standard - anywhere in Edinburgh.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

A very enjoyable meal. Will certainly be visiting again.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Very good value lunch menu

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Brilliant food and excellent service, 5 star experience thanks!

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 January 2019

`Super service in lovely restaurant

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Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

Yummy. Just absolutely yummy. A good wine selection too. And very attentive staff.

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

First visit to Bia Bistro and we really enjoyed it. Steaks were perfect!! Would definitely recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

Food and wine both excellent. Fantastic value for money. Well done!

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Visited On Thursday, 17 January 2019

Excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 22 December 2018

Lovely little Bistro. Food and staff are amazing

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Thank you for a thoroughly enjoyable evening, the stars tell their own tale, I will be coming back as soon as possible and am enthusing about you to my colleagues.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Attentive, knowledgeable service; great food choice including specials; delicious food; wide and quality wine selection. First visit will come again soon. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

We had a wonderful night, with delicious food and great service. The only reason I have not given 5 stars for atmosphere is that we were downstairs, which lacks a little compared to upstairs.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Exceptionally courteous and helpful waiting staff. Beautifully cooked and presented food .

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Friendly service, very good food and value of money. Consistently l

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

An evening at Bia Bistrot is always well spent! Incredible food and lovely hosts. I'll be back... again!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

We had a lovely evening, the food was fantastic and there were lots of gluten free options too. Great atmosphere, friendly and attentive staff too.

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