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Bistro Moderne by Mark Greenaway

Restaurants Stockbridge
4 out of 5 stars

A sister to Mark Greenaway’s eponymous restaurant on North Castle Street, this stylish, relaxed bistro offers a modern take on classic French dining

Set in a former art deco bank building in Edinburgh’s affluent Stockbridge area, this recent(ish) addition from chef Mark Greenaway fits right in.

The space itself is lovely, from the ornate cornicing to the welcoming bar space, and busy kitchen, open for all to see from the front part of the restaurant. Dark woods, red leathers and the odd flash of modern tartan on the chairs complete a smart, laid-back look. The blown up sepia photographs on the walls add an additional sense of place.

Brunch is a cut above your basic bacon butty fare – a rich kedgeree topped with runny poached egg and hanger steak both get a firm thumbs up.

Light lunch and à la carte dinner options demonstrate Greenaway’s commitment to local, seasonal produce. A lunch deal offers three courses for £15, with two decent options per course. Dinner options include lavender-glazed duck breast and an open lasagne of mussels and Scottish hake. The real fun is saved for dessert, where old-school favourites like rice pudding and strawberry shortcake are given a quirky twist.

By: Anna Millar


Venue name: Bistro Moderne by Mark Greenaway
Address: 15 North West Circus Place

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