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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 Saturday, 15 December 2018

Had a lovely evening at the restaurant. Good food presented well and with good friendly service. Good decor with warm cosy feel. Will be back

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Visited On Saturday, 15 December 2018

It’s our favourite place to eat.We have been going for several yers always for lunch .The food is fresh and beautiful.We have also had the opportunity to try some food we would not normally eat .The waiters and waitresses are very knowledgable about the food .Highly recommended.

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Visited On Friday, 14 December 2018

Very kind and considerate. And the food it to die for! Thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Lovely food , great relaxed atmosphere. Everything you need for a great night out. Quite a while since we have visited and reminded must do so more often.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Fantastic night on Saturday, can’t fault this gem of a bistro Fabulous staff,always professional and courteous ,nothing is ever a bother. Even had a chat with the owner,what a lovely and charming girl. Well done BIA BISTROT thanks to your kind efforts the birthday celebration was perfect!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Excellent food and service. Would definitely recommend and will return for future visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Fabulous

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

After a while away to come back to this stunning restaurant and find the standard has never dropped!! If you find yourself in Edinburgh then I can highly recommend Bia Bistrot.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Consistently excellent!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Excellent food and service. A lovely personal touch having Roisin come out to chat at the end of our meal. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 November 2018

Wonderful restaurant and food! Came for a family dinner/celebration and this was the perfect spot. All 5 of us got something different and we loved what we ate. Fresh, seasonal and local food. Great staff and very welcoming atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Friday, 30 November 2018

possibly the most delicious food in Edinburgh.

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Visited On Friday, 30 November 2018

Delicious food and good value set lunch menu.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 November 2018

I eat here again yesterday. I cannot stress how lovely the food is. I have never been disappointed. I wouldn't consider eating anywhere else when I visit Edinburgh

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 November 2018

A very lovely lunch experience and can highly recommend Bia Bistro. The food and service are always exceptional. It is very much a favourite with family and friends.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 November 2018

We had a simple 2 course lunch from the £10 offer. Soup was excellent and hot and fishcakes very tasty.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Top class

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Fabulous meal at bia bistrot with amazing service. Thoroughly recommend for exceptional food and value for money.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

The specials board wins again! Lamb rump par excellence and the apple pecan cake from the main dessert menu is not to be missed 😋

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Delicious food served by lovely staff in a comfortable haven on a windy November evening!

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Excellent value

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

A very enjoyable fun evening with great food. I rarely drink whisky but the special reserve was good good not to try - and it was, like Bia Bistrot, special. And now I know it should be pronounced bisstrott - who knew?

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Excellent, as always. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

delicious food and a lovely atmosphere the staff are fantastic. it is one of the best restaurants in edinburgh.

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

Good food, attentive staff, pleasant atmosphere; a very enjoyable evening.

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