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Whistle Binkies

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Activities: Nightlife
Description: Friendly pub featuring live music.

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Comedy, Music and Beer

First time here & will return !! Saw a Fringe Comedy act which was free (gave a £10 donation because it was good) - the place reeked of musical atmosphere - cant wait to join the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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North Berwick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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North Berwick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

First time here & will return !! Saw a Fringe Comedy act which was free (gave a £10 donation because it was good) - the place reeked of musical atmosphere - cant wait to join the gathering for live tunes on a winter's night !!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Great little cellar bar with live music and late hours. Not too busy but lively enough. Worth a visit at the end of a night.

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This is a fantastic pub great atmosphere fantastic live music to suit all tastes, great for all ages, bar service excellent drinks reasonably priced, this fantastic find is open till 3am for all the party animals out there, so go ahead visit Whistle Binkies an experience not to be missed. You know you want to.😁😁😁

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great music at a great venue, can't ask for much more. Drinks reasonably priced so its aslo very affordable

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

A cellar bar with great live music until the early hours of the bridges. A steamy, smokey atmosphere with alcoves to hide away in and enjoy drinks with friends. Well worth popping into on a night out.

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Fab wee pub. Live music to suit all taste. Room to have a dance if the music takes you. Good place to have banter with others. Enjoyable night out.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

After a concert at the castle, we fancied a few drinks on the way home and was recommended to go here, and it didn't disappoint ! Ended up staying till closing time ! (3am!!) Went last nite, wed 22nd , was pretty busy but enough bar staff on , so could always get served fast ! But it was the... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lovely atmospheric pub with friendly staff and great music, centrally located and well worth a visit.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Live music on, nice chilled out atmosphere, fairly cheap drink! Friendly bar staff and a nice interior. If you lived in Edinburgh you'd want to be there every night.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It has taken a couple of years to write this review. We went to Edinburgh for a weekend break and came across Binkies...we spent the next 5 hours listening to awesome live music...we drank and danced the night away singing at the tops of our voices along with an absolute jammed packed bar...service excellent atmosphere electric...a must go to place... More 

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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-flavored 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 royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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