restaurant des artistes


17.00 – 22.30

12.00 – 14.30
17.00 – 22.30


salon bar wines and cocktails

From Isolde Nash & Jérôme Henry, previously Head Chef for Mosimann’s Dining Club, Belgravia & Les Trois Garçons, Shoreditch.

‘feels and tastes like a treat’ Joanna Blythman, 10/10, The Herald

‘so delicious not a drop was left’ Nicholas Lander, The Financial Times

2018 ‘The List’ Edinburgh Awards winner

2018 ‘Edinburgh News Award’ Winner for Fine Dining Restaurant

2018 Scottish Food Awards Winner for Classic Cuisine Chef Of The Year

2017 Scottish Food Awards Winner Best New Restaurant



served until
18:45 Tuesday-Thursday
18:00 Friday-Saturday
2 courses 19.00 – 3 courses 23.00

Phantassie Farm herb salad with radishe, cucumber & mustard dressing
Perthshire smoked salmon with green asparagus & saffron dressing
spinach & spring vegetables soup

seared North Atlantic cod with seasonal vegetables & sorrel sauce
fricassée of beef loin with confit tomato & Swiss chards
sautéed spring vegetables with fresh herbs & sour cream


rhubarb & salted peanut crumble with crème fraîche
fudge ice cream with meringue & caramel sauce
duo of fine cheeses


All prices are inclusive of VAT.  Service charge is optional.
If you have a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity, please speak to us about ingredients in our dishes before you order your meal




Isle of Wight tomato salad with fennel, cucumber, basil & olive oil  8.00
poached Provençale white asparagus with hen egg & fresh goat cheese  10.50
saffron pappardelle with leeks, asparagus & mushroom broth  8.50
Loch Fyne oysters (Argyll), natural or Rockefeller (6 pieces)  16.00
Wye Valley green asparagus salad & marinated white anchovies  12.50
grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with tomato & wild garlic  17.50
sautéed lamb’s kidney with piquillo pepper & mushrooms stew  11.50
homemade pork terrine with pistachio & sourdough bread  8.50
seared foie gras with a rhubarb & onion chutney  15.50
Le Roi Fou hand-cut beef fillet steak tartare  10.50/19.50
spinach & spring vegetables soup  6.00
spiced fish soup with gurnard & tomato  8.50


seared North Atlantic cod with new season green asparagus & wild garlic beurre blanc 22.50
roast Hebridean salmon with crushed courgettes, peas & dill sour cream  21.50
grilled Gigha halibut with wilted green & saffron sauce  28.50
grilled calf liver with market vegetable & chimichurri sauce  15.50
roasted guinea fowl suprême with braised leg, olive & preserved lemon sauce  18.50
pan fried Gloucester old spot pork cheek with garden vegetable & gremolata  16.50
seared veal loin with artichoke, Swiss chard & madeira sauce  30.00
roasted new season lamb rack with braised belly & mint infused sauce  27.00
grilled dry aged beef fillet with market vegetables, pommes frites & four pepper sauce  31.00
braised globe artichoke with watercress crumble, seasonal vegetables & parsley sauce  15.00

pommes frites  4.00
steamed Wye Valley green asparagus & garden peas  5.00
garden leaf salad with lemon & olive oil  3.50



We offer our full à la carte menu & a ‘plat du jour’ two courses for 18.50 with coffee & petit four




Phantassie farm herbs salad with radish & mustard dressing
spinach & green vegetables soup

roast salmon with peas & broad beans salsa verde
sautéed spring vegetables with fresh herbs & crème fraîche

coffee & petit four


tasting menu 50.00
wine pairing 40.00

seared foie gras with new season white & green asparagus
2014 Meulenhof, Trocken, Devon-Schiefer, Mosel, Germany

poached Gigha Halibut with peas & wild garlic beurre blanc
2007 Clos Berenguer Del Moler, Blanc De Botes, Priorat, Catalonia, Spain

roasted guinea fowl with spiced root vegetables tajine
2014 Syrah Du Maroc, Alain Graillot & Ouled Thaleb, Tandem, Morocco 

seared lamb fillet with braised belly, sweetbread & mint infused sauce
Château Moulin Pey-Labrie, Hubau, Fronsac, Bordeaux, France 

fine artisan cheeses (9.50 supplement)
2014 Maury, Marc Barriot, Le Clot de l’Origine, Roussillon, France  (7.00 supplement)

Valrhona chocolate marquise with black sesame & stem ginger ice cream
Pedro Ximenez, classic, Jerez, Fernando de Castilla, Spain



selection of house-made sorbet & ice cream  7.50

70 % Valrhona dark chocolate fondant with mango sorbet  8.00

Warm almond cake with Blacketyside Farm strawberry & strawberry ice cream  7.50

rhubarb cheesecake with salted peanut crumble, black sesame & stem ginger ice cream   7.50

affogato  5.00

lemon sorbet with a shot of Edinburgh gin  6.50

selection of fine artisan cheeses  9.50

Welsh rarebit  6.50


NV Prosecco, Treviso, Spumante, Brut, Il Colle, San Pietro di Feletto, Italy  6.50/34.00
NV Decelle Brut, Gyejacquot Frères, Celles-sur-Ource, Aube, Champagne, France 9.00/52.00
NV Decelle Brut Rosé, Gyejacquot Frères, Celles-sur-Ource, Aube, Champagne, France 11.00/62.00
NV Pol Roger, Brut, White Foil, Épernay, Champagne, France 105.00


WHITE 125ml/Bottle
2015 Chardonnay, Platinum Domaine Peiriere, Languedoc-Roussilion, France 5.00/24.00
2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Waterstone Bridge, Gapsted Wines, Victoria, Australia 28.50
2014 Locorotondo DOC, Antico, Carparelli, I Pastini, Puglia, Italy 31.00
2016 Loureiro, Dócil, Projectode Dirk Nieport, Lima Valley, Vinhos Verde, Portugal 32.00
2015 Passerina, IGT, Colli Apritini, Azienda San Lorenzo, Castalenti, Abruzzo, Italy 6.50/33.00
2016 Verdejo, Bodegas Pascual, Heredade Peñalosa , Rueda, Spain 34.00
2014 Riesling, Meulenhof, Trocken, Devon-Schiefer, Mosel, Germany 35.00
2016 Pouilly Fumé, David & Hervé Millet, Domaine De La Loge, Loire, France  42.00
2014 Pinot Blanc, Cuvée Réserve, Kirrenbourg by Martin Schaetzel, Kientzheim, France  42.00
2015 Grüner Veltliner, Frauengarten, Pichler-Krutzel, Oberloiben,Wachau, Austria 43.00
2015 Minutolo IGP, Rampone, Carparelli, I Pastini, Valle d’Itria, Puglia, Italy  8.00/44.00
2013 Bourgogne Aligoté, Cuvée S, Jean Fournier, Marsannay, Burgundy, France 8.50/45.00
2007 Clos Berenguer Del Moler, Blanc De Botes, Priorat, Catalonia, Spain 46.00
2016 Roussanne, Juliet, Andy Cook, Cote de Catala, Languedoc-Rousillon France  47.00
2016 Fendant, Jamie McCulloch, Les Deux Cimes, Valais, Switzerland 52.00
2013 Bandol Blanc, Cuvée de Sanary, Domaine Ray-Jane, Bandol, France 54.00
2008 Saint-Joseph, Ogier, Northern Rhône, France 62.00
2013 Pernand-Vergelesses, Les Combottes, Clos du Moulin Aux Moines, Burgundy, France 74.00
2003 Riesling Kellerberg Smaragd, Emmerich Knoll, Unterloiben, Wachau, Austria 83.00
2012 Puligny Montrachet,1er Cru, Les Referts, Domaine Terres De Velles, Burgundy, France 145.00

ROSÉ  125ml/Bottle
2011  Shiraz Rosé, The Ruins, Bon Cap, Robertson, South Africa 4.50/25.00
2016 Sancerre Rosé, Domaine Bizet, Loire, France 35.00

RED WINE  125ml/Bottle
2014 Mourvedre, Platinum, Domaine Peiriere, Languedoc-Rousillion, France 5.00/24.00
2014 Gilbert & Gaillard, Pour Les Amis, Saint-Chinian, Languedoc, France 33.00
2010 Hautes-Côtes De Beaune, Domaine Rollin, Burgundy, France 37.00
2011 Côtes-Du-Rhône, Domaine Charvin, Southern Rhône, France 38.00
2015 Clos Berenguer Del Moler, Clos De Tafall, Priorat, Catalonia Spain 39.00
2016 Malbec, Serbal, John & Chantal De Monceau, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina 40.00
2014 Syrah Du Maroc, Alain Graillot & Ouled Thaleb, Tandem, Morrocco 7.50/41.00
2013 Susomaniello IGP, Verso Sud, Carparelli, Valle d’Itria I Pastini, Puglia, Italy 8.50/44.00
2015 Carignan, Red Socks, Andy Cook, Cote de Catala, Languedoc-Rousillon, France 47.00
2014 Garcia Semova, Arlanza, Castilla y León, Spain 49.00
2013 Rioja Reserva, Marques de Murrieta, Ygay, Rioja, Spain 52.00
2010 Barbera, Monleale, Walter Massa, Piemonte, Italy 57.00
2013 Pinot Noir, Bassus, Bodegas Hispanc & Suizas, Utiel-Requena,Valencia, Spain 59.00
2006 Château Moulin Pey-Labrie, Hubau, Fronsac, Bordeaux, France 60.00
2004 Chateau Musar, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon  65.00
2011 Barolo, Simposio, Bel Colle, Verduno, Piedmont, Italy 66.00
2006 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Tardieu-Laurent, Southern Rhône, France 76.00
2007 Ariki, Kidnapper Cliffs, Te Awa Estate, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand  14.00/82.00
2012 Château La Rose Montiviel, Péré-Vergé, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France 84.00
2014 Nuits-Saint-Georges, Les Lavières, Jean Chauvenet, Burgundy, France 87.00
1999 Château Belair, 1er Grand Cru Classé, Dubois-Challon, St Emillion, Bordeaux, France 124.00
2006  Clos De La Roche, Grand Cru, Louis Remy, Burgundy, France 170.00


2013 Fleurie, Domaine de Bel-Air, Jean-Marc Lafont, Beaujolais, France 100.00

DESSERT WINE 70ml/Bottle
2012 Monbazillac, Les Pins, Claudie & Bruno Bilancini, South West France 5.00/32.00
2015 Bugey, Cerdon, Renardat Fache, Method Ancestrale, France 6.00/44.00
2014 Maury, Marc Barriot, Le Clot de l’Origine, Roussillon, Southern France 7.50/48.00
2015 Chenin Blanc, Kika, Miles Mossop, Stellenbosch, South Africa 50.00
2006 Riesling, Auslese, Fritz Haag, Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenheur, Mosel, Germany 67.00

CIDRE                                                                                                                                                                                                               2011 Cidre Bouché, Famille E. Dupont, Victot-Pontfol, Pays d’Auge, Normandy, France  22.00

Corkage charge : 25.00 per 0.75 litre bottle

In accordance with  the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, Le Roi Fou has an age verification policy in relation to the sale of alcohol on the premises. If you are lucky enough to look under 25 you will be asked to prove that you are aged 18 or over when you buy alcohol. We kindly ask our guests to cooperate and show a valid id if asked. Many thanks for your understanding.



Our private dining room table is a beautiful contemporary space, just next to the kitchen, which can accommodate between 6 & 20 guests. The restaurant is also available for full hire events. We have a capacity up to 50 guests.

We offer our chef’s tasting menu, à la carte for up to 10 guests or can design a bespoke menu. Please contact us for to discuss your requirements & ideas on 0131 557 9346 or


We are delighted to offer bespoke gift vouchers. These can be either to the value of your choice, or for a specific dining experience, for example our tasting menu. If you let us know in advance, we can also produce a bespoke in-house designed voucher.
Do contact us for a chat to discuss your requirements and ideas on 0131 557 9346 or



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