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Popped in when passing by. Service was friendly, but we did wait for quite a while for our food... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
via mobile
Lovely atmosphere and options

My boyfriend and I had a voucher for cocktails and nachos here and came in as more of an... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Perth, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
15 Oct 2018
15 Aug 2018
“Shockingly bad service, dodgy food”
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49-50 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in when passing by. Service was friendly, but we did wait for quite a while for our food. Liked the space and food was quite good. Had a mushroom burger which was tasty but the bun a bit dry.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MariaI4052
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a recommendation from a friend. Terribly disappointing. Staff disinterested and slow. Food took an age to come and two of four meals soggy. Not a word that is normally associated with lunch or burgers! Hate to be so critical but they really didn’t...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a voucher for cocktails and nachos here and came in as more of an afterthought "might as well". It was lovely, a quiet but warm atmosphere with wonderfully friendly staff who were very attentive and polite. Our cocktails and nachos...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank aislingeg
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Used an wowcher for 4 cocktails and nachos and absolutely loved it! The cocktails were superb and also the nachos! Service was excellent, far better than the other bar offering the wowcher in comparison. Great atmosphere and great food and drinks!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nicolell98
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Visited on a rainy Thursday, we sat sipping gorgeous cocktails. Haggis fritters were lovely, both the meat and Veggie options. Jack and Alistaire on the bar were really friendly and helpful, advising us on places to visit in Edinburgh. Defo coming back here, just our...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jodi R
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had a table booked here for drinks after our Christmas meal. I had never been to this pub before and it was very disappointing. The lighting is not atmospheric, just plain dull and the place lacks any kind of atmosphere conducive to a night...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kenzieweimaraner
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Sadly now just a bland imitation of its former self after a recent change of ownership. The unique decor has gone, the inventive menu and more so the atmosphere and friendly, individual styles and personalities of the bar staff have all disappeared. It is now...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pch75
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Took my partner in on the off chance that we'd get a table during the festival and thankfully there was a little space for us. Very quaint, service was great, staff were particularly friendly, drinks menu was outstanding and the food was superb! To be...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank spyro2803
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Went in for a quick bite to eat between seeing shows during the fringe. Was met with very welcoming staff and quick service. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Staff were quick and extremely friendly when taking our orders. They were also helpful with telling us about the meals on the menu. Food was excellent!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gowc21
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place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
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