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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 #34 of 193 Nightlife in Edinburgh
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Nightlife
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Type: Bar/ Clubs, Nightlife

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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218 reviews 218 reviews
55 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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2 reviews
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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
5 helpful votes 5 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Ayrshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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
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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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Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

we found this bar after being recommended to us . what a place loads of character even if crowded. if in Edinburgh pop in for a great pint and a good welcome .

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

What an awful place! The staff looked so over-worked and it didn't have a pub feel about it whatsoever. We were appalled also to learn that the floor had a sticky feel to it.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We only went in for a drink and it was good little pub, barman was a little miserable but that's ok, there were people eating which looked ok. There was a sign that said no children under the age of 5 but understandable when you see what's in the pub

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