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The Rat Pack Piano Bar

9 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4RG, Scotland
+44 131 228 9147
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Fun piano bar!

This place is a lot of fun. Down in a basement, The music was mainly 1980s rock. We did not hear... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John F
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Birmingham, Alabama
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RHS week stars

Abso love the rat pack, head there every year for 4 nights running for the highland show. Jason... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jode H
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9 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4RG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a lot of fun. Down in a basement, The music was mainly 1980s rock. We did not hear any Rat pack music,but that was fine as you could dance to what was being played. They had good drink selections at a reasonable...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Abso love the rat pack, head there every year for 4 nights running for the highland show. Jason sorted us out this year and was brilliant! Seen us at the door and gave us prompt service! Even mopped up a broken glass for us with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So after a big scale referb The Rat Pack is back.. Same great bar staff, drinks & cocktails.. New lighting with some "cozy" seating area's at the back. Don't be put off when walking in the door (it may look "to busy") but well worth...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t give this place less than 1/5, but seeing as they wouldn’t let a group of three of us in I can’t say any more

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We wandered into the Rat Pack bar after a disappointing visit to the Dome. What a contrast! It was entertaining to watch the skilled barman make our cocktails, with such care and finesse! The cocktails were cheaper and so much better! The small bar had...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

tried this bar after a nice meal out with friends . drinks were poorly mixed and tasted bad . bar manager was rude and ignorant from the outset . the bar was sticky and not clean along with the damp seats and sticky wet floors...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Every town has a place where you can always get in regardless of your drunkenness, attitude, dress sense etc...I get the impression that the Rat Pack is Edinburghs point of last resort..Nutters who can't get in anywhere else are welcomed in this place. Full of...More

Thank Gary T
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I often end up here on a night out. The music is great, cocktails are good and reasonably priced, friendly staff and always end up having a chat with the door staff. Only down side is it can get very crowded in...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went with two friends on a Thursday night after PDT was packed, and we just wanted a couple of drinks. Only reason it's not 5 star is because we got charged 8.50 for a mojito, and 4 for a shot of tequila - wee bit...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

A great place! Awesome live music, and a brilliant atmosphere. It was super quiet when we arrived about 10pm but within the hour the bar was packed. Great it stayed open till 3am too. Lush cocktails and friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit if you're...More

Thank Karen J
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Christine M
20 February 2018|
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Hi, Sunday to Thursday from 10-10.30pm, finishes around 2.30-3am. Friday and Saturdays we are Live from 8pm-3am. Hope to see you soon!
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ozpom8568
6 February 2018|
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Cityroomz which is 1minute away from the club. Great 3* hotel, superb location and good value for money
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Kyla P
27 July 2017|
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7pm till 3am 7 days a week During the festival its 9pm till 5am... Spread The Love
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