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The Canny Man Pub

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Unique eclectic pub with a great atmosphere

Crammed full of antique objet d'art, there's plenty to entertain you while you choose a drink from... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Interesting! Traditional and trendy Edinburgh

Went in for an early (12:45) lunch on a wet Monday, not knowing what to expect. The decor is... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible10%
9 Mar 2018
“Unique eclectic pub with a great atmosphere”
21 Jul 2018
“Terrific Atmosphere”
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Eh10 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1481
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Love the interior of the pub. Proprietor could have been a little friendlier, however. Nice collection of memorbilia. Champagne was abundant.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DaveC1970
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The pub dates back to 1871 and is family owned and run. It takes more than a century to put together such an eclectic mix of decorative articles ranging from an impressive collection of watches and swords to a huge model ship, a foldboat skeleton,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Navigate578150
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Crammed full of antique objet d'art, there's plenty to entertain you while you choose a drink from the enormous range of spirits on display - over 200 single malt whiskies! There is an extensive menu available for lunch or dinner; including the speciality of SMORREBROD...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rosebayfind
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Wow - what a great pub. Small and individual bars with a great range of whiskeys and eclectic imbibers from around the world. A family pub with enormous history, and personal service that only family pubs offer. Staff decked out in great uniforms from The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sue P
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Ecelctic decorations and an excellent range of whiskeys makes this my favourite Edinburgh pub for a quiet drink.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ron C
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I thought I had been here at some point way back in the past, but upon stepping in I realised that I quite clearly hadn't - This is an old fashioned pub with all sorts of things hanging on the walls and from the ceiling,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Gilliane M
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Welcoming, unique free pub with a long history ran by the family! Splendid collection of Scotches and ales. In through to the lounge area is an amazing example of collectables. The food is fabulous and the sandwiches rather unusual for Scotland as they are Danish...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Maurissa A
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Great place so different from the norm places to have lunch. Food great and lovely hostess. Looking forward to be going for Sunday Lunch soon. Would just say you must go there !!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank siegrid M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Came here with family for lunch. It was a return visit having so enjoyed the food and atmosphere on our first visit. We were not disappointed. The Sunday roast lunch is amazing value and extremely tasty! The friendly service is first class and the surroundings...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tennisguy37
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went in for an early (12:45) lunch on a wet Monday, not knowing what to expect. The decor is rather weird and wonderful; the number of single malts on display is almost incredible; but the strangest thing was that their speciality is Smorgesbord: (don't know...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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