restaurant des artistes

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TUES – WED
17.00 – 22.30

THURS – SAT
12.00 – 14.00
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

PRE-THEATRE
served until
18:30 Tuesday to Thursday
18:00 Friday to Saturday
Lunch Thursday to Saturday

2 courses 19.50 – 3 courses 24.50

STARTER
barrel aged feta with cucumber, tomato, basil & olive oil
smoked duck breast with warm bean salad & mustard vinaigrette
wild mushroom velouté

MAIN
roasted North Atlantic cod with sugar snap peas & confit garlic crème fraîche
seared corn fed guinea fowl suprême with fresh corn & chorizo
plancha seared garden vegetables with corn & romesco sauce

DESSERT
fudge ice cream with meringue & caramel sauce
Scottish berries with salted peanut crumble & lemon curd
duo of fine cheeses

A LA CARTE

STARTER
beetroot salad with garden leaves & pickled walnut dressing 8.50
potato gnocchi with fennel seeds & confit Isle of Wight tomato 9.00
fricassée of Scottish girolles with Swiss Gruyère cheese toast 14.00
Newhaven smoked haddock with cauliflower salad & garlic crème fraîche 9.50
Loch Fyne oysters, ‘Rockefeller’ or natural (6 pieces) 15.00
grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with squash, white miso & aubergine sauce 17.50
duck breast pastrami with warm green bean & mustard vinaigrette 8.50
sautéed lamb’s kidney & sweetbread with whole grain mustard sauce 11.50
seared foie gras with Victoria plum & tarragon 15.50
Le Roi Fou hand-cut beef fillet steak tartare 10.50/20.50
‘minestrone’ soup with fresh borlotti & coco beans 7.50
wild mushroom velouté 7.50

MAIN
plancha seared North Atlantic cod with garden vegetables & romesco sauce  20.50
roasted Hebridean salmon with mange tout & beurre blanc  22.50
grilled Gigha halibut with wilted green & saffron sauce  29.50
grilled calf liver with market vegetable & chimichurri sauce  17.00
roasted corn fed guinea fowl suprême with fresh corn & chorizo  19.50
new season grouse with girolles, pearl barley & bread sauce  31.00
braised venison stew with mushrooms, pomme purée & market vegetable  23.00
grilled dry aged beef fillet with market vegetables, pommes frites & four pepper sauce  32.00
Le Roi Fou hand-cut beef fillet steak tartare with pommes frites & garden salad 20.50
fricassée of Scottish girolles with summer garden vegetables & baked tomato  15.00

 

SIDES
pommes frites  4.00
steam ‘La Ratte’ potato with chili & garlic oil  4.00
steamed flat bean & mange tout with herbs vinaigrette  4.00
Phantassie Farm salad with lemon & olive oil  4.00

LUNCH

LUNCH
THURS – FRI – SAT 12:00-14:00

STARTER
Isle of Wight tomato salad with ginger, tahini & miso dressing 8.50
grilled Galician octopus with watermelon & sherry vinegar 12.50
grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with corn aïoli & summer squash 17.50
homemade pork & chicken terrine ‘forestière’ with sourdough bread 8.50
sautéed lamb’s kidney & sweetbread with piquillo pepper & mushrooms stew 11.50
seared foie gras with cherry & tarragon 15.50
Le Roi Fou hand-cut beef fillet steak tartare 10.50/20.50

MAIN
roasted Hebridean salmon with sugar snap peas & sauce vierge 22.50
grilled Gigha halibut with wilted green & saffron sauce 29.50
grilled calf liver with market vegetable & chimichurri sauce 16.00
roasted corn fed guinea fowl suprême with fresh corn & chorizo 19.50
braised rabbit saddle & leg with bacon, cavolo nero & madeira sauce 27.00
grilled dry aged beef fillet with market vegetables, pommes frites & four pepper sauce 32.00
fricassée of seasonal wild mushrooms with summer garden vegetables & roasted summer squash 15.00

PRIX FIXE
2 courses 19.50 – 3 courses 24.50

STARTER
watermelon & feta salad with cucumber & mint
Belhaven smoked trout with leek & mustard dressing
chilled tomato gazpacho

MAIN
seared North Atlantic cod with sugar snap peas & confit garlic crème fraîche
roasted Merrifield Farm duck suprême with garden vegetables & herbs butter
grilled summer vegetables with corn & romesco sauce

DESSERT
fudge ice cream with meringue & caramel sauce
poached peach with peanut crumble & white peach sorbet
duo of fine cheeses

TASTING MENU

tasting menu 50.00
wine pairing 40.00

grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with pumpkin & sage vinaigrette
2017 Loureiro, Dócil, Projecto Dirk Nieport, Lima Valley, Vinhos Verde, Portugal

steamed halibut with radishes & saffron sauce
2016 Pouilly Fumé, David & Hervé Millet, Domaine De La Loge, Loire, France

clam, prawn & smoked duck miso broth
2016 Airen Bianco, Pampaneo, Bodegas Esencia Rural, La Mancha, Spain

roasted new season grouse with barley & spiced ras el hanout sauce
2004 Château Musar, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

fine artisan cheeses (9.50 supplement)
2017 Maury, Marc Barriot, Le Clot de l’Origine, Roussillon, France (7.00 supplement)

Scottish blueberry & blackberry with damson sorbet, lemon curd & bricelet
2016 Bugey, Cerdon, Renardat Fache, Method Ancestrale, France

DESSERT

selection of house-made sorbet & ice cream 7.50 *

70 % Valrhona dark chocolate fondant with mango sorbet 8.00*

Blacketyside Farm strawberry with elderflower curd, meringue &
strawberry ice cream 7.50 *

poached peach with raspberry, salted peanut crumble &
vanilla 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
2016 Cerdon, Demi-Sec, Rosé, Bugey, Renardat Fache, Method Ancestrale, France 8.00 44.00
NV Decelle Brut, Gyejacquot Frères, Celles-sur-Ource, Aube, Champagne, France 9.50 52.00
NV Decelle Brut Rosé, Gyejacquot Frères, Celles-sur-Ource, Aube, Champagne, France 62.00
2005 H. Billiot Fils, Millésime, Ambonnay, France 90.00
NV Pol Roger, Brut, White Foil, Épernay, Champagne, France 95.00

WHITE 125ml Bottle
2015 Chardonnay, Platinum Domaine Peiriere, Languedoc-Roussilion, France 5.50 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, Projecto Dirk Nieport, Lima Valley, Vinhos Verde, Portugal 32.00
2015 Passerina, IGT, Colli Apritini, Azienda San Lorenzo, Castalenti, Abruzzo, Italy 6.50 34.00
2016 Verdejo, Bodegas Pascual, Here dade Peñalosa , Rueda, Spain 35.00
2016 Riesling, Meulenhof, Trocken, Devon-Schiefer, Mosel, Germany 36.00
2017 Pouilly Fumé, David & Hervé Millet, Domaine De La Loge, Loire, France 8.00 42.00
2014 Pinot Blanc, Cuvée Réserve, Kirrenbourg by Martin Schaetzel, Kientzheim, France 44.00
2016 Grüner Veltliner, Frauengarten, Pichler-Krutzel, Oberloiben,Wachau, Austria 8.50 45.00
2016 Minutolo IGP, Rampone, Carparelli, I Pastini, Valle d’Itria, Puglia, Italy 46.00
2013 Bourgogne Aligoté, Cuvée S, Jean Fournier, Marsannay, Burgundy, France 48.00
2013 Bandol Blanc, Cuvée de Sanary, Domaine Ray-Jane, Bandol, France 59.00
2008 Saint-Joseph, Ogier, Northern Rhône, France 67.00
2013 Pernand-Vergelesses, Les Combottes, Clos du Moulin Aux Moines, Burgundy, France 79.00
2003 Riesling Kellerberg Smaragd, Emmerich Knoll, Unterloiben, Wachau, Austria 89.00
2012 Puligny Montrachet,1er Cru, Les Referts, Domaine Terres De Velles, Burgundy, France 155.00

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 5.50 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 39.00
2015 Clos Berenguer Del Moler, Clos De Tafall, Priorat, Catalonia Spain 40.00
2016 Malbec, Serbal, John & Chantal De Monceau, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina 7.50 41.00
2015 Syrah Du Maroc, Alain Graillot & Ouled Thaleb, Tandem, Morrocco 8.00 43.00
2016 Susomaniello IGP, Verso Sud, Carparelli, Valle d’Itria I Pastini, Puglia, Italy 46.00
2012 Rully, 1er Cru, Les Pierres, Michel Briday, Côtes Chalonnaise, Burgundy, France 48.00
2015 Carignan, Red Socks, Andy Cook, Cote de Catala, Languedoc-Rousillon, France 50.00
2014 Garcia Semova, Arlanza, Castilla y León, Spain 52.00
2011 Barbera, Monleale, Walter Massa, Piemonte, Italy 60.00
2013 Pinot Noir, Bassus, Bodegas Hispanc & Suizas, Utiel-Requena,Valencia, Spain 12.00 64.00
2006 Château Moulin Pey-Labrie, Hubau, Fronsac, Bordeaux, France 65.00
2004 Chateau Musar, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon 71.00
2011 Barolo, Simposio, Bel Colle, Verduno, Piedmont, Italy 72.00
2008 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Tardieu-Laurent, Southern Rhône, France 82.00
2007 Ariki, Kidnapper Cliffs, Te Awa Estate, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand 89.00
2012 Château La Rose Montiviel, Péré-Vergé, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France 90.00
2014 Nuits-Saint-Georges, Les Lavières, Jean Chauvenet, Burgundy, France 95.00
1999 Château Belair, 1er Grand Cru Classé, Dubois-Challon, St Emillion, Bordeaux, France 134.00
2006 Clos De La Roche, Grand Cru, Louis Remy, Burgundy, France 185.00

MAGNUM
2013 Fleurie, Domaine de Bel-Air, Jean-Marc Lafont, Beaujolais, France 80.00

DESSERT WINE 70ml Bottle
2012 Monbazillac, Les Pins, Claudie & Bruno Bilancini, South West France 6.00 32.00
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

PRIVATE DINING - CHRISTMAS MENU - 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.

 

Christmas menu can be viewed here http://leroifou.com/menu-christmas/

 

Our current private room autumn menus :

Available from September 2018
Sample menus. Ingredients will change according to market and seasonal availability.
All our menus can be customized to your requirements.

A LA CARTE

Sample menu. Some items will change according to seasons & market availibility

STARTER

STARTER

Isle of Wight tomato salad with buffalo mozzarella & basil  9.50
Newhaven smoked haddock with cauliflower salad & garlic crème fraîche  9.50
grilled Galician octopus with watermelon & sherry vinegar  12.50
grilled hand dived Scottish scallops with corn aioli, pepper & summer squash  17.50
smoked duck breast with warm bean salad & mustard vinaigrette 8.50
Le Roi Fou hand-cut beef fillet steak tartare  10.50/20.50
‘minestrone’ soup with fresh borlotti & coco beans  7.50

MAIN
roasted Hebridean salmon with mange tout & beurre blanc  22.50
grilled Gigha halibut with wilted green & saffron sauce  29.50
grilled calf liver with market vegetable & chimichurri sauce  16.00
roasted corn fed guinea fowl suprême with fresh corn & chorizo  19.50
new season grouse with girolles, pearl barley & bread sauce  31.00
grilled dry aged beef fillet with market vegetables, pommes frites & four pepper sauce  32.00
garden vegetables with Scottish girolles & roasted summer squash  15.00

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 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
Autumn vegetable salad with buffalo mozzarella & pickled walnut
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

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CONTACTS

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for PR enquiries please email
Jessica@charlotteandjoseph.com