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Sneaky Pete's

73 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JW, Scotland
+44 131 225 1757
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Small but atmospheric for live gigs

Small place on Cowgate. Limited small bar, but good for smaller and unsiugned bands. Great friendly... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
paulspod
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Aylesbury
All right

The place is very small but it is still decent for a night of dancing. The music was good but it... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Remmy F
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A funky pub named after a late 18th-century criminal.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible27%
11 Aug 2017
“Rude Bouncers”
25 Mar 2018
“Small but atmospheric for live gigs”
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73 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JW, Scotland
Old Town
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+44 131 225 1757
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Small place on Cowgate. Limited small bar, but good for smaller and unsiugned bands. Great friendly atmosphere.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

The place is very small but it is still decent for a night of dancing. The music was good but it got really crowded.

Thank Remmy F
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The bouncers on the door were rude and aggressive. We tried to be helpful regarding working out change and were told to stop talking and stand outside. They then proceeded to grab and shout at my friend and push her to the floor because she...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have been going to sneaky's for a few years now and have always had a great experience, all-be-it a bit small and sweaty! But always a fun night out. The last couple of times I've been, however, the same bouncer has been really rude...More

1  Thank THHudson
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Horrible shoe box type place. Smells of sweat, people walking round clearly off they're head and acting very strange didn't feel safe at all. No thanks.

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went to sneak petes not that long ago. Was walking passed with a mate and some band from Madrid was playing call the Parrots. Nick let us in for free and the band was mint. Always forget how small it is though.

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

We went to see a band here, It's quite small and holds about 80 people comfortably. You can get up close to the stage easily. The PA, sound man and lighting effects on stage were great and I would recommend it for that reason. There...More

Thank Kay A
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

So surprised the owners of this place don't take a hint based on all the other reviews and just fire the bouncers. They are brash, unreasonable and generally rude. Not much to say about the rest of the venue, good for a night out until...More

3  Thank chw142
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Have visited Sneaky Petes on numerous occasions over the years, but the past two times i have been refused and been given verbal abuse by the bouncers, both times i was given no reason as to why i was being refused! I have seen the...More

4  Thank simonjackson1uk
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very small venue for music, I've seen bigger living rooms, but all the better for it as it allows you to get up close and personal with your favourite band. One mark off for no draught beer although they do sell the wonderful Innis and...More

1  Thank UncleDads
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