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A lovely mix of locals and visitors

A lovely night with my friend old and young ladies is up the stairs there is an eatery attached... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
carolinewbarr
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Could be so much better.

This pub is beautiful inside. The gantry has a huge selection of Whisky and Whiskey, all housed in... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Derek4444
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 Feb 2018
“A lovely mix of locals and visitors”
29 Jan 2018
“Could be so much better. ”
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I would have given 0 stars if I could. Asked the bar tender for three beers - from their draft. Got served three cask ales - and I asked for three diverse types of beers. Complained as they were plain and warm, a second French...More

Thank Claudia R
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Thankfully The Rolling Stones were in town the night I went. This meant the usual surly self interested staff were elsewhere. What happened was great service from the 'stand-ins' and a great atmosphere. Can these guys be made permanent?

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

A lovely night with my friend old and young ladies is up the stairs there is an eatery attached which is also really good

Thank carolinewbarr
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This pub is beautiful inside. The gantry has a huge selection of Whisky and Whiskey, all housed in beautiful oak shelving. On the opposite wall is a grade 2 listed mirror which is nice. The round tables have nice Edinburgh maps inlaid on them. The...More

Thank Derek4444
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Another one of Edinburghs traditional hostelries, l do not think this place has changed in a hundred years, with it's Victorian decor and original snug bar, well worth a visit.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 9 December 2016

If you need a pub to sit down with a drink for drink for a short time this is perfect. The decor is wonderful and it's a cozy atmospheric place. There were also whiskey 'specials' on at an excellent price. The only downside was some...More

Thank PhileasFoggontour
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were hungry after a long walk, went in at 2pm, they wrere serving brunch. Great if you can eat poached eggs - most of the menu taken up by eggs. 2 breakfasts on offer, one veggie. Sandwiches - 2 choices. We went for the...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My first visit to Bennet's on a day trip to our capital. A simply stunning bar, revelling in its tradition, history and build quality. A solid oak bar and gantry, the envy of many an establishment, and an extensive selection of beers/wines/spirits. An excellent pint...More

Thank DubSkaTeuchter
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It was a great place to start the weekend with, nicely done food and awesome interior. We felt directly welcome in the Scottish friendliness.

Thank Sabine S
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

One of Edinburgh's old bars and it is always a popular place. Very good selection of beers and ales on tap, nice environment and good . There are two in Edinburgh and for the avoidance of doubt this is the one next to the Kings...More

Thank Patrick H
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