The Bon Vivant

Row 1

55 Thistle St
Edinburgh, EH2 1DY
+44 131 225 3275
Cocktail, Bar, Restaurant
$ $ $
Mon–Sun: Noon–1:00 AM

Foursquare Tips

  • Cocktails- try the Charlie Chaplin
  • Great wee bar,full of ambience.Had the greatest sauvignon blanc i ever had,from chile.Its a bit more expensive but it's a wine bar.
  • Brilliant cocktails, nibbles and service. Go over the road to the Mexican restaurant afterwards!
  • Quiet setting, with superb cocktails and knowledgeable, passionate staff. Candles on every table add to the ambience. Great spot on its own or for waiting for a table across the street at el cartel.
  • They serve fantastic cocktails. Enjoyed the cozy atmosphere and the bearded guy providing us with amazing drinks was great fun and always adviced to our satisfaction.
  • Go for happy hour and order all of the bites at the bar.
  • Excellent cocktails by knowledgeable and capable bar staff!
  • Great atmosphere. Friendly staff
  • Really nice bar.
  • Great pub, cosy atmosphere and great selection of gins! Go, you won't be disappointed.
  • Great atmosphere, lovely food, novel tasting options.
  • Excellent cocktails, attentive and friendly staff, great cosy and romantic atmosphere...does nothing wrong.
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  • Good cocktails. The gin ones were particularly good.
  • Love the atmosphere in the place! Bar does a mean cocktail - and the dinner menu is full of interesting options.
  • The pork main was epic and can do a negroni!
  • This Edinburgh staple channels a French bistro-feel with candlelit tables, easy tunes and seasonal food and drink menus. Work your way through the 1 bites and sip down on a Negroni (from the Solera).
  • Use "the cloud wi-fi" regardless of what network you're on you'll lose signal in here'
  • Amaretto sours
  • Incredible wine selection, lovely atmosphere, perfect for a quiet bottle (or three) with friends