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Frankenstein Pub

26 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EN, Scotland
+44 131 622 1818
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I absolutely love all things Halloweenesque so when i spotted this bar online before going to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CKirbyLimk
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Cork, Ireland
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3 Stars, Zero Monsters

Surprisingly humorless place. We grabbed a few drinks (they're fine) and was hoping for one of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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It’s not everyday that you stumble across a pub hosting daily live monster shows. As daylight fades and the twilight hour approaches, this famed Edinburgh venue’s spooky spectacle combines lights, music, sound effects and an animatronic Frankenstein...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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26 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EN, Scotland
Old Town
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+44 131 622 1818
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love all things Halloweenesque so when i spotted this bar online before going to Edinburgh it went straight on my list of places to visit. The decor is just unreal, gorgeously spooky and very Frankensteiny....but the food menu: boring & over priced; the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly humorless place. We grabbed a few drinks (they're fine) and was hoping for one of the Monster Shows to start. We dug through their facebook page and saw something that indicated one might be happening at 8 PM. Sure enough at about 7:50, a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great looking place . We went for a midweek trip to Edinburgh to the museum and since this is not far away went in for a spot of lunch. The place was empty and we were the only ones in. Didn’t fancy...More

Thank Sand M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on Friday afternoon when all the other bars we quite busy and this place was dead. We were the only ones in, so had one beer and left. Quirky place.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

To be frank, I couldn’t even get a stein. The man who ‘greeted’ us quite simply told us told us ‘to get the f**k out, in the nicest way’. This was well before official closing time, so of course we assumed it was open. Impolite,...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a themed bar so it is kinda quirky but it’s a fun stop if you’re visiting Edinburgh. They have some pretty cool drinks. The Frankenstein one was very cool looking and good!

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Went to this pub on a Thursday evening with friends. Had some good choice of cocktails and booze at a good price the cocktails were lush. Good atmosphere with music and the theme is always good. Staff were friendly and helpful a big thumbs up.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We went over there during a weekend in edimbourg for celebrating a birthday with team of 35 years old. I was looking for a place with music where we could have dance which we did. A quite good ambiancing music. What I have liked is...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We went mid week so wasn’t particularly busy but it’s an amazing little (we’ll, big) place! Themed but not OTT. Lovely cocktails which were very cheap (presumably a mid-week deal). Imagine it would have a great atmosphere on a busy night and the bar is...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We visit this fabulous Frankenstein themed pub often ... good food, scarily fun cocktails, great atmosphere and an over-the-top Frankenstein display that comes to life!

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Angela B
11 May 2017|
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Response from Andrew M | Property representative |
Hi Angela, Thanks for getting in touch. Sounds like a lot of fun. We do indeed, children are allowed in the venue until 8pm. Make sure you ask to see our world famous monster show whilst you're in. Many thanks, Calum
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