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Visited last night and unlike many previous reviews we had a very positive experience with the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Jen S
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Greater Perth, Australia
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Music is always good

In the heart of Edinburgh Pink triangle this bar/club which is free entry has two dance floors... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Samantha G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the staff who made my and hubby's visit brilliant, keep up the good work. It was a great couple of days away.

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ms30721, Owner at CC Blooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. The stafff will be thrilled they were able to make your visit so pleasurable.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, I visited the Edinburgh festival last week as I do every year and as every year visited CC Blooms, unfortunately, this year was not all it should have been, everything was fine Tuesday - Thursday afternoon but having left a friend in there...More

5  Thank worldlywise2009
ms30721, Owner at CC Blooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You know Gareth, I would give some serious credibility to your review if you actually presented some factual evidence, particularly with regards racism. However, what you are telling me is that you were out smoking having been drinking all day, yet were NOT drunk having...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went To Audi burg for the weekend to see Bananarama went to cc blooms in the late afternoon had a cocktail ..was great ....went back later in the evening queued to get in large group of straight slightly drunk girls all let in ..gay couple...More

4  Thank Glyn P
ms30721, Owner at CC Blooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Might I suggest you click on our Facebook and look at the pictures to see the diversity of ages that come to CC Blooms. This might put to bed your accusations that our stewards are ageist. My husband and I are in our late 40s...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Well, what can I say? I visited Edinburgh on business recently and found myself in here twice. Both nights I found it uber friendly and accommodating. The drag cabaret on Tuesday night was amaze balls and the DJ banged out some fine choons to dance...More

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Visited last night and unlike many previous reviews we had a very positive experience with the bouncers on the door,they were polite and friendly. We were a group of 12 women and it was our colleagues (who is gay) leaving party. We all ordered drinks...More

2  Thank Jen S
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I am an Edinburgh local and used to remember the days when this was a "haven" for gay men and women. Although I am not adverse to gay places becoming popular and integrated, the door staff are externally supplied and I have had three very...More

6  Thank eckmurray
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

In the heart of Edinburgh Pink triangle this bar/club which is free entry has two dance floors playing different music so something to suit everyone. There is a good mixed crowd, folks up for having a good time both locals and tourists. The drinks are...More

Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Don’t really know what happened to this place I used to go here wen I was 18 now in my 30 even moved to Edinburgh and used to be in here every night used to have great door staff great bar staff and glass collectors...More

6  Thank 28hotfifer
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I have no idea how this place became the main gay bar cause the staff is either bored, preoccupied, or just lost the joy of their jobs. I went to one drag review and all I can say girls, if your gonna charge me then...More

1  Thank crabandgoat
ms30721, Owner at CC Blooms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

That’s really disappointing to read your comments regarding the staff. Quite personal comments regarding a great bunch of generally cheery people who we treat life a family. We’d really like to hear from you regarding any specific issues you had with members of staff, so...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Overpriced and overestimated place in Edinburgh, with no cruising space. Very disappointed. Gays, go and try some other place.More

2  Thank PhilIppe S
ms30721, Owner at CC Blooms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

We’re sorry you didn’t enjoy yourself at CC Blooms. We have never advertised ourselves as having a cruising space. We don’t believe there are any bars or clubs on the Edinburgh scene with a cruising space. It’s a bit dated. Haven’t we moved on from...More

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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