Le Bistrot

17 reviews

West Parliament Square, EH1 1RF

Old Town, Edinburgh

Cuisine: European, French, Modern

Popular offer at Le Bistrot

  • 2 courses on a la carte menu + glass of fizz

About Le Bistrot

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Great evening

    Enjoy everything about this place. Definitely worth a visit. Very good value, great service and food.
    catriona crawford - dined in restaurant 16/07/2021
  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 4

    Value: 5

    Really enjoyable

    Would definitely go back - might go at a quieter time as busy and felt a bit crowded / loud given current covid restrictions.
    Ruth Buchanan - dined in restaurant 18/06/2021

French restaurant in Edinburgh’s Old Town

Le Bistrot is a French restaurant just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Housed in the same building as the French Consulate and Insitut Français Ecosse, it brings an authentic taste of home to French nationals living in Scotland. The restaurant’s interior mimics the chic bistros of Paris, with a wide airy space, exposed brick wall and small bistro style tables.

French bistro style dishes

The menu at Le Bistrot is divided into six sections: bistro specials, breakfasts, sandwiches sharing platters, pastries and cakes.
The bistro specials include all the favourite associated with classic French cuisine, such as croque monsieur, quiche and croissant with ham and cheese.

The sandwich section features bread stuffed with fresh cheese and cured meats, similar to the style you would expect to grab from a French sandwicherie.

The Gallic focus continues to the brunch section (croissants feature heavily) along with egg dishes like eggs Benedict and eggs florentine.

Diners with a sweet tooth should not miss the restaurant’s vast offering of pastries and cakes which include pain au chocolate, eclairs, and mille-feuille.

Edinburgh Old Town transport links

Le Bistrot is located on West Parliament Square, just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Waverley Station is a brisk five minute walk away and Edinburgh Bus Station is a ten minute walk.

Many of Edinburgh’s main sights, including Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Castle and the hill leading up to Arthur’s Seat are less than a ten minute walk away.

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