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The Caves

8-12 Niddry Street South, Edinburgh EH1 1NS, Scotland
+44 131 510 6969
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Inedible meal

We were a large group that were seated in the large cave room below. The seats provided. Were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Byron R
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Laguna Beach, California
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Quirky wedding venue

I attended a wedding here recently. The venue it’s self was stunning, full of character. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lovinscotland
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8-12 Niddry Street South, Edinburgh EH1 1NS, Scotland
Old Town
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+44 131 510 6969
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a large group that were seated in the large cave room below. The seats provided. Were uncomfortable, there was no cocktail service which required to secure a cocktail one had to go upstairs to order but most important the meal was horrible from...More

Thank Byron R
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UnusualVenues, Manager at The Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Byron, thank you for taking the time to review your experience. I am sorry to hear that our chairs are not to your taste. The chairs in the venue are Cheltenham style chairs which are extremley popular with clients at high end weddings and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a wedding here recently. The venue it’s self was stunning, full of character. The staff were a little grim. Nobody seemed to be in control though, was there a venue mc?! The meal was delicious, couldn’t fault it. Although it would have been...More

Thank Lovinscotland
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UnusualVenues, Manager at The Caves, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Lovinscotland, thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the recent wedding that you attended. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed the venue and all of its character. I am also delighted to hear that you enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We were in The Caves on a Sunday night to see one of our favourite bands Tidelines and the boys were superb as always but this review is about the venue. What a place, the history buff in me was in raptures looking at every...More

Thank Donald Y
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Really awesome venue. Really quirky and cool. The staff were amazing. Shame about the manger/supervisor. His attitude was awful, and lets the venue and the staff down.

1  Thank Gordon W
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Lovely venue and sound was amazing!, but due to the narrow "tunnels" at the venue lots of people including myself were unable to actually see the band.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

My daughter had her wedding here Saturday past. I was very impressed with the whole experience- the venue, the organisation and the food. This is an unusual and quirky place quite unlike any other wedding I have been to but definitely one of the best.

Thank Kate T
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Attended my nephew's wedding recently and it was a lovely venue. The staff were very attentive and polite. The layout was beautiful and there was an area upstairs where you could watch proceedings but still relax. One strange aspect though was that we could hear...More

1  Thank MQ55
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for my friends wedding and we had a great night staff are nice and friendly and nothings too much bother for them 5 stars

1  Thank Wull P
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came here for a conference event in late September and it was really a good place to visit. Nice wine and good, plain food, this made for a really enjoyable evening, particularly with the young guy who was playing guitar and singing for us. Well...More

1  Thank James S
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Attended family wedding in the Rowantree ,this is a lovely quirky venue loads of character everyone made very welcome, the wedding setting itself was beautiful and changed into the dining room for the wedding breakfast. The food which was delicious was served promptly whole table...More

2  Thank janice_andrew
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Old Town
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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Wull P
11 October 2017|
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Response from Caves E | Property representative |
Hello, please email us for a current bar price list. I'm unable to post an email address on this reply but you will get it from our website.
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Margaret Y
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
City centre - so loads to chose from. Can be expensive - but Premier Inn always clean and value
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Response from Mousemum | Reviewed this property |
Hi we had a set menu for dinner beautifully cooked presented and served...not sure what the day to day menu is like sorry
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