French Institute

  • West Parliament Square, EH1 1RF
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The Scottish Outpost of the French Embassy. Historic Edinburgh festival and Fringe partner since our opening in 1946. Our "Vive le Fringe" programme showcases the best in French creation and European artists. We also host Book festival and Art Festival related events. Our three venues in the heart of the Old Town are family friendly and together with our bistrot provide a must stop for Fringe audiences.

Box Office

Linked with Fringe Box Office

Accepts Credit/Debit Cards

General enquiries




Bar and Café

Babes in Arms

Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket

Policy applies to:  Children under 1 year

Please note this may vary per show.