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Dirty Dick's

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Address: 159 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4LS, Scotland
Phone Number: 00 44 (0) 131 225 4610

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Came here yesterday and was lovely, drinks very reasonable and sat outside in the sun! Would definately return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

E and my partner called into Dirty Dick's. The pub is decorated from top to bottom with lots of awesome memorabilia. It was like stepping back in time! I asked the bartender for a Bloody Mary cocktail. He told me he'd never made one before, not so sure if it's a popular drink in Scotland (I'm from Manchester) BUT! He... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We come here every time we visit Edinburgh. It's such a small place but it's full of amazing things, the walls are covered in all sorts of memorabilia and fun things, and the food wow, we went in for lunch and thought oh just a fish finger sandwich to tide us over but wow it was huge and so so... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Friday night with my wife. Had a few drinks and some food. Cheap enough. Nice food which came quickly. Was quite busy which is a good sign. Very interesting inside with loads of bits and pieces all over the walls and ceilings to look at and read. Would go back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Came here yesterday and was lovely, drinks very reasonable and sat outside in the sun! Would definately return.

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Sunday sunny evening in April City really busy, but managed to find a table Had a starter and a main and glass of wine Good friendly service and good nice food Will be back

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Visited here after stumbling across the pub, huge burger, very tasty and really enjoyed with an ice cold pint! Unusual pub, well worth a visit, you will not be disappointed one bit!!!

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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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Scotland
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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
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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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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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Address: Address: 159 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4LS, Scotland
Phone Number: 00 44 (0) 131 225 4610
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighborhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.