The Bon Vivant


Bon Vivant, en francais, is a refined person who enjoys only the most excellent quality food and drink, so expect sophistication, chefs with a panache for presentation and bar tenders with a passion for their poisons at this venue. Here, you can sink into shining leather armchairs or soft plush booth seats and soak up the stylish surrounds in a relaxed environment.

Cocktails come in all shapes and sizes and are decanted into tall and short glasses before they are lovingly garnished by expert mixologists, all for just £7.50. The food is just as lovingly prepared so expect taste indulgence, with an extensive menu that includes exciting dishes such as the wild mushroom, spinach and chive stuffed crepe, with cream, rocket and toasted pine nuts, all for £11.

Head in any day of the week and enjoy your tipples til 1am in a buzzing atmosphere, and let the pros ply you with delicious drinks and dishes.


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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 1:00
Tuesday 12:00 1:00
Wednesday 12:00 1:00
Thursday 12:00 1:00
Friday 12:00 1:00
Saturday 12:00 1:00
Sunday 12:00 1:00



The Bon Vivant, 55, Thistle Street, EH2 1DY


City Centre


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Gastro and International food.

  • A word from the chef:

    This tasty menu goes beyond the usual pub food requirements and covers everything from the chili beef burger with comte cheese, streaky bacon, chips and salad at £14 to a tasty beetroot risotto.

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