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Carters Bar

Closed Now: 11:00 - 01:00
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Lovely Bar

Stopped in there for a few drinks before heading back to our hotel. Found the staff lovely, wine... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
County Kildare, Ireland
Go when the crowds have been and gone

Great little bar, it's not a pub, but has a fair range a beers which are all kept well. Large... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
17 Apr 2017
“Lovely Bar”
23 Feb 2017
“Go when the crowds have been and gone”
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185 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8DZ, Scotland
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+44 131 228 9149
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stopped in there for a few drinks before heading back to our hotel. Found the staff lovely, wine was good and they were very helpful in selecting wines and advising on local beers. Nice atmosphere

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank ClaudMc
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great little bar, it's not a pub, but has a fair range a beers which are all kept well. Large selection of whisky, unfortunately nothing local - shame. We passed Carters early evening and it was full of people having finished work for the day,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Discosk8
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great range of real ales, and whiskey! Limited but good quality wines available by the glass. As a new venue food is yet to be explored by the owner. Warm comfortable and very friendly staff!!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Eric L
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely warm welcome by staff on a cold dreech day, and cozy surroundings helped thaw our our hands and feet! Lovely selection of gins, and was v happy with the recommendations, and an excellent selection of cask ales. Will see you again next time...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank oldfogeys
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Recently refurbished and rebranded as "Carter's Tap", this cozy, traditional pub is 5 minutes walk from Haymarket and sits on the main road between there and Lothian Rd. Although quite a small bar, there's an additional mezzanine level for a bit of privacy and also...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank InEdinburgh
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Average hipster type bar... drinks are decent but staff seem to be more concerned with each other than with customers. Not a smile to be seen for us, but leaping about behind the bar dancing with each other between serving customers. Put some of that...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank lm0rt
Reviewed 2 March 2016

A small bar quite near to Haymarket train station. I have been a few times, generally mid-week and early evening. There is a seating area at ground level with further tables at mezzanine level. It's a classic wooden floors, rustic furniture pub. 5 real ales...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BurleyBoy-XLondoner
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Quirky little boozer. Good for a swift pint. Strange clientele though who seem to be hammered whatever time you go.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank MaxPower1875
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Small bar along the road from Edinburgh Haymarket railway station. Popped in for a couple of pints one evening. Can't fault, good beer, nice atmosphere. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I phoned up to inquire (politely) about reserving the upstairs area for a party and was told by the woman who answered that she "didn't like the sound of (my) voice" and that I sounded "like a bad one" to her. Unbelievably rude and unpleasant.

Date of experience: April 2015
6  Thank GillianGillianx-x
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