French Institute in Scotland

  • West Parliament Square, EH1 1RF
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The Institut français d'Ecosse has been a historic Edinburgh Festival Fringe partner since opening in 1946. Our stunning venue in the heart of the Old Town is an unmissable attraction for Fringe audiences.

Box Office

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Le Bistrot by Patisserie Maxime ( aims to provide you with a friendly and authentic French culinary experience. Open every day from breakfast to dinner, Le Bistrot's coffee, pastries, snacks and main dishes will transport you from Edinburgh to Paris!

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.