restaurant des artistes

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TUES – WED
17.00 – 22.30

THURS – SAT
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

 

PRE THEATRE

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

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

MAIN
seared North Atlantic cod with broad beans & peas salsa verde
grilled dry aged beef sirloin with market vegetables & beurre maître d’hôtel
sautéed spring vegetables with fresh herbs & sour cream

DESSERT
fudge ice cream with meringue & caramel sauce
poached peach with peanut crumble & white peach sorbet
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

A LA CARTE

À LA CARTE

STARTER

Isle of Wight tomato salad with fennel, cucumber, basil & olive oil  8.00
salad of steamed Wye Valley green asparagus with flat beans & tahini dressing  9.50
Loch Fyne oysters (Argyll), natural or Rockefeller (6 pieces)  14.50
marinated red mullet with pissaladière & rocket salad  10.50
grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with carrot, ginger & miso sauce  17.50
braised veal tortellini  10.50
sautéed lamb’s kidney with piquillo pepper & mushrooms stew  11.50
homemade pork terrine with pistachio & sourdough bread  8.50
seared foie gras with cherry & tarragon  15.50
Le Roi Fou hand-cut beef fillet steak tartare  10.50/19.50
chilled tomato gazpacho with rocket & cucumber salsa   6.00
spiced gurnard fish soup with coriander & ginger  8.50

MAIN
seared North Atlantic cod with new season green asparagus & basil beurre blanc 22.50
roasted 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
braised rabbit with bacon, artichoke, white asparagus & tomato  24.50
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

 

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

LUNCH

LUNCH

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

 

PLAT DU JOUR

STARTER

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

MAIN

grilled dry aged sirloin steak with ‘beurre maître d’hôtel’ & pomme frites
or
sautéed spring vegetables with fresh herbs & crème fraîche

coffee & petit four

TASTING MENU

tasting menu 50.00
wine pairing 40.00

seared foie gras with Wye Valley 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

braised rabbit with crushed courgettes & caponata
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

 

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

DESSERT

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

WINE LIST

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINE 125ml/Bottle
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

 

MAGNUM
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 : 20.00 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.

 

PRIVATE DINING - FULL HIRE

Our private dining room table is a beautiful contemporary space, just next to the kitchen, which can accommodate between 8 & 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, set menus or a 6 choices 3 courses à la carte menu.

Please contact us for to discuss your requirements & ideas on 0131 557 9346 or dining@leroifou.com

Please note that we do not charge a room hire but request a minimum spend of £ 1,000.- per event for hire on Friday & Saturday.

 

Our current private room spring & summer menus :

Available from May until September 2018
Sample menus.
All our menus can be customised to your requirements.

 

A LA CARTE

STARTER

Isle of Wight tomato salad with mozzarella, basil & olive oil 11.50
summer vegetables salad with baked aubergine, pickled walnut & seasonal mushrooms 10.50
grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with cucumber, fennel & a brown crab dressing 17.50
seared foie gras with a quince & onion chutney 16.50
Le Roi Fou hand-cut beef fillet steak tartare 10.50
spiced fish soup with gurnard & tomato 8.50

MAIN
seared North Atlantic cod with courgette & garlic beurre blanc 22.50
grilled Gigha halibut with wilted green, shallot & saffron sauce 28.50
pan fried Gloucester old spot pork cheek with garden vegetable & gremolata 17.50
seared lamb fillet with braised belly, fennel & 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 16.00

DESSERT
seasonal berries with meringue & crème fraîche  8.00
Valrhona chocolate marquise with 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

SIDES
pommes frites 4.00
steamed market vegetables 5.00
garden leaf salad with lemon & olive oil 3.50

 

PRIVATE ROOM SET MENUS

Available from May until September 2018
All menus are served with our homemade focaccia, amuse bouche & petits fours

Skye menu £ 55.00
grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with cucumber, fennel & a brown crab dressing
grilled Gigha halibut with wilted green, shallot & saffron sauce
seasonal berries with meringue & crème fraîche

Forth menu £ 45.00
Isle of Wight tomato salad with Laverstoke Farm mozzarella, basil & olive oil
seared lamb fillet with braised belly, fennel & mint infused sauce
Valrhona chocolate marquise with black sesame & stem ginger ice cream

Speyside menu 60.00
grilled Galician octopus with watermelon
seared dry aged beef fillet with market vegetables, pommes frites & four pepper sauce
homemade baked lemon tart with raspberry sorbet

optional selection of fine artisan cheeses 9.50

we can offer a separate menu for vegetarian & vegan

 

GIFT VOUCHERS

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 dining@leroifou.com

 

CONTACTS

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Jessica@charlotteandjoseph.com