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Bennets Bar

8 Leven Street, Edinburgh EH3 9LG, Scotland
+44 131 229 5143
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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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8 Leven Street, Edinburgh EH3 9LG, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
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+44 131 229 5143
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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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
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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 4 September 2015

When friends from abroad come to Edinburgh and ask to see a traditional Scottish pub then I take them here. Great wooden furniture, wide selection of whiskies and always locals in enjoying a pint.

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Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a beer after many years and its just the same thank goodness- a great traditional pub with extensive selection of beers and whiskies selection of beers and whiskies- will be back again soon.

Thank Jack G
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Southside & Holyrood
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neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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