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The Jinglin' Geordie

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Good pub with friendly atmosphere

A nice pub with a good selection of beers. Handy stop off on the way from the Old Town to Waverley... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alanthebairn
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
A great place to visit if the steps are getting too much for you.

A great pub that breaks up the climb of stone steps through the flesh market, Guinness was in great... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
David M
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice pub with a good selection of beers. Handy stop off on the way from the Old Town to Waverley Station. Well frequented by both locals and tourists.

Thank Alanthebairn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I were wandering the Royal Mile at Fringe Time. Great fun but tiring! She decided to wander down Fleshmarket Close as she was looking for a wee pub she'd found once before...success it was here! Lovely old style pub where we decided...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Spotted this pub on a wander and being from Newcastle we had to visit. Gutted it’s not remotely related to the Newcastle Geordie though, but it has its own history story. Had a lovely gin and Newcastle Brown Ale. The lovely bar tender lady was...More

Thank Cara0123
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

A great pub that breaks up the climb of stone steps through the flesh market, Guinness was in great shape, I was in at lunch time and was busy enough to have atmosphere but not too busy that you would have to wait to be...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

While the outside of this pub in Fleshmarket Close, a steep and fairly narrow close making it's way down to Waverley Station has much character and history the inside not so much. It is nice enough but is like so many other pubs and doesn't...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub with a great atmosphere, very good beer selection and a good choice of gin. Not to badly priced either well worth popping in for a drink or two 👍🏻

Thank Maysiekipps
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I usually love this place and always have good banter with the girls behind the bar. The new? Polish woman on this occasion was exceptionally short and rude, no chat and no atmosphere as a result. Real shame.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

I love this pub, and each time my pretentious friends want to go next door to Brewhemia I always find myself here...love it... however, although feeling like a welcomed 'local' I always feel like li've walked into a private party. Ref: if you want to...More

Thank eckmurray
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Group of around 14 met up for a reunion in this very pleasant pup just across the road from Waverley Station and up a narrow set of stairs. Good selection of drinks making our afternoon very enjoyable

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this place recently and can safely say it’s one of the worst pubs I’ve ever been in. The place is filthy, flies everywhere and you don’t want to visit the toilets. The beer was so bad due to the pipes not being clean. When...More

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Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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