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Deacon Brodie's Tavern

435 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, Scotland
+44 131 225 6531
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Scotland Pub

This place is divided in 2 parts. Ground floor is the pub and the top floor is dining area. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tojo B
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
via mobile
Very Busy Tavern

Been here many times over the years ,nice old pub with lots of history and historical interest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sam C
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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435 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, Scotland
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+44 131 225 6531
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is divided in 2 parts. Ground floor is the pub and the top floor is dining area. The place is very popular and always crowded. Kids are allowed in the 1st floor till 10 pm. The place has a typical Scotland culture. They...More

Thank Tojo B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times over the years ,nice old pub with lots of history and historical interest, very busy at times so you may not always get a table. If I remember correctly food used to be served upstairs in the restaurant, but now every...More

Thank Sam C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after a visit to the castle and grabbed a beer and soft shell crab sandwich. One orders at bar and your selection is brought to you. We sat next to a local who indicated that upstairs the selection is the same but with...More

Thank Byron R
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Met with friends here for drinks before dinner. A pub with a strong tradition in Edinburgh with a brilliant situation on the Royal Mile. Nothing much about it to separate it from many others in the area except it’s history and the lengths it goes...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We dropped in expecting to have dinner but were put off by the clientele. A half tanked yobbo was looking for trouble & with the wife along I couldn't accommodate him. The bar staff didn't want to know about it and either way the beer...More

Thank Skeney57
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My OH and I enjoyed a very enjoyable evening meal served by polite and helpful staff in warm comfortable surroundings. The food came in good time and was hot and tasty - what more could you ask for? We generally try not to visit "chains"...More

Thank JJ_Dragon
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Set just a few hundred metres below Edinburgh Castle on The Royal Mile, the Deacon Brodie’s Tavern is a great place to try one of the many Scottish local ales. I went for Jack back, a pale ale @ £4.50 a pint and 3.5% Alc...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This is an old pub only 800 m from the castle the food is good and the beer good. Lots of character and history of Edinburgh here and the staff and locals friendly

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Good beer and wine selections and the food is very good, especially the pies and fish and chips. Recommend for a great lunch while visiting the "Royal Mile."

Thank Danny50
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Thought we would duck in for a quick beer and a sandwich. Not so fast. The food was slow coming out, but that left more time for people watching. Which was very entertaining.

Thank rodgersjab
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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
...More
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