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Dirty Dick's

Address: 159 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4LS, Scotland (New Town)
Phone Number: 00 44 (0) 131 225 4610
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Ranked #151 of 458 things to do in Edinburgh
Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife
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Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

28 of us went to this pub,had a few drinks and after about 45 mins was asked to leave as when we went in only for a drink,we weren't having food,we were told there is to many of us even though we did not all go to the pub at the same time due to people going in shops etc,everywhere... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Unusual décor consisting mainly of, in my opinion, junk nailed to the ceilings or randomly scattered throughout the bar but in its own way gave the place atmosphere. Not a great deal of floor space so the tables and chairs are very close together but again this created a pleasant atmosphere. All the customers when I was in were very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

It is a very interesting pub, with lots of stuff hanging on the walls and ceiling. Food was good (Chicken Kiev, with mash and veggies) and service fast. While empty, the atmosphere can be unpleasant and cold, but I am sure when packed with people, it is definitely interesting. Was an impulsive walk in to lunch, and I did not... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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56 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Friday night we called in here. We loved the bar with its qwerty ceilings friendly staff and good service and good beer. Plenty of people were eating in here and it seemed to be a very popular bar as it was packed.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

We'd heard about this quirky little pub so whilst out shopping popped in for a beer. Definitely little and definitely quirky. Only had a drink so can't comment on the food but from what we saw coming out of the open kitchen looked good. Interesting placed to look around. Well worth a visit.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went there with three friends for Hogmanay. First time I tried and haggis and was hands down the best meal I've ever had for a very long time. Cooked to perfection and also a great bar. Would definitely go again!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Food took a while to come, but the lasagna was amazing. Really lovely place about 10 minutes walk from the train station. Could tell that all the food was homemade and not just from a frozen bag.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Just been there last few days with my friend , don't think this is the place that we all wanna back again. Look not dirty more that art. Toilet wasn't clean and toilet holder is broken and easy from toilet roll drop in the floor . Drink quiet expensive , some of cheap wish-key is over price . Don't think... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A quirky wee pub on Rose Street with three hand pumps serving beers produced locally in Edinburgh as well as further afield - on the night wee were there it was Deuchars, Edinburgh Gold and Old Speckled Hen, all excellent. It's not a big pub and on a december weekend there was no chance of getting a seat inside, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Having visited this pub on a previous holiday and found it a great place for a quiet ale, however things have slipped since and the staff look flat out exhausted and not particularly happy. I still think the drinks are great, but I think the owner should pay more attention to his property and go for a little renovation and... More 

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