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Three Sisters

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Address: 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JS, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 622 6800
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Weekly line up at The Three Sisters Edinburgh


Weekly line up at The Three Sisters Edinburgh

MONDAY- Cocktail night!

TUESDAY- The Bad Boy Pub Quiz 10pm. Prizes to be won!

WEDNESDAY- Football night. Come and enjoy all the action in Edinburgh's favourite sport's bar.

THURSDAY- Karaoke! Live in the bar from 10pm.

FRIDAY/ SATURDAY - Weekend events including BBQ, DJ sets, karaoke, cocktail masterclasses, full sports coverage. Available for Stag and Hen parties, can you handle the man plank!? Table bookings available!

SUNDAY- The Hangover Lounge. Open from 7am

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Great pub and city love to go back again! Three sisters was awesome place to watch the football and rugby beer was a bit too pricey part from that very good

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Stevo S
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large screen is good, however don't stand in the courtyard gazebo/tent if you want a smoke free atmosphere. A bit like being in pub before the smoking ban. Not helped by pints being thrown around at the end of the match. Won't be back.

Thank McD897
64manager, Event Manager at Three Sisters, responded to this review

Hi McD897, Thank you for your feedback regarding your experience, I'm assuming this was the Rugby World Cup Final you came to watch? I would like to apologise for the smoking issue you suffered in the courtyard, this is our designated smoking area however going forward, we will look into this being more controlled. I'm also aware the pints were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great pub and city love to go back again! Three sisters was awesome place to watch the football and rugby beer was a bit too pricey part from that very good

Thank Stevo S
64manager, Event Manager at Three Sisters, responded to this review

Hi Steve S, Thanks for coming to visit us during your stay in Edinburgh, glad to hear you enjoyed your time and in particular, us! Let us know if you are in Edinburgh again and we'll book you a table. Thanks, Management More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Visited the Three Sisters on lads of occasions and can understand some of the poor reviews but this is a fun, lively pub which really comes into its own late at night on a weekend (or during the festival) or in the Summer when there is live sport on the huge screen outside.

Thank mallyduk
64manager, Event Manager at Three Sisters, responded to this review

Hi mallyduk, Thank you for being a loyal customer to us and your support. We love your positive attitude so please let us know when you are next coming and we will get a table booked for you. Thanks, Management More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I was there during the festival. I didn't like it at all . To many drunk people, not good security staff. Alcohol in plastic. Not recommended.

Thank Dagmara C
64manager, Event Manager at Three Sisters, responded to this review

Hi Dagmara C, We are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your time with us during the festival. As we are part of the Free Festival for the Fringe and have a large range of free shows on, combined with our large courtyard, we do attract a large quantity of groups visit us during August! Hence why we like to... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Been to this place several times to see shows at the Fringe festival. Recently been very disappointed with the standard of customer service. Even to enter the venue to see a free comedy the bouncers were very discriminatory and rude. I suggest that the venue addresses these points to make the place more attractive for customers in the Fringe Festival... More 

Thank aghall1
venue_support, Manager at Three Sisters, responded to this review

Hello Aghall1, Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Three Sisters. We are very disappointed you feel the customer service was not up to standard. Throughout the festival, door security are there for everyone's safety. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Went to the children's events today... just too busy. Any chance of introducing tickets at a minimal charge to cover admin costs. x

Thank Cath_Coutts
venue_support, Manager at Three Sisters, responded to this review

Hello Cath_Cotts, Thank you so much for your feedback for our Fringe for Bairns. As we are a part of the Free Fringe Festival all shows are free, un-ticketed and on a first come-first serve basis. We will be sure to bring your feedback up at our next team meeting for next years Fringe for Bairns. Kind regards, Management More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We really enjoyed our evening at the three sisters. We came at the weekend for my sisters hen party. There were 18 of us in total. The atmosphere was great. We were looked after by the friendly waiters who took us for the cocktail master class after our meal. The food wasn't the best but the atmosphere more than made... More 

Thank Katie C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited on Saturday 9th May. My friend was short changed by ten pounds at the bar and staff refused to help. The 'manager' wouldn't cash up the till despite telling me they had ten in operation. The barman claimed we only gave a ten pound note but my friend had just been to the cash point and only had a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Hired karaoke pod for a hen do of 20. This was £5 per hour per person. Room was very small with 3 seats and 2 small tables. We could barely fit in the room. A round of drinks took about 40 minutes as only one bar staff on the bar. Knowing there was 20 of us and the general bar... More 

Thank T3Ross
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went here for a stag weekend, and we could not have picked a better place. The bar below the hotel was full of stag and hen parties and the atmosphere is one of constant partying. However this did not reflect badly on the hotel, we never heard any noise nor were we woken by drunken frolics in the corridors.... More 

1 Thank Tom M

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