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Royal Mcgregor

154 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland (Cowgate)
+44 131 225 7064
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Ranked #240 of 1,855 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $53
Cuisines: English, Scottish
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Cowgate
Description: We are a wee Whisky Bar & Restaurant with Grand food on Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile!
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Just had a fantastic haggis, the presentation wasn't what I expected but it was very tasty and just the right amount, washed down by a nice pint of tennant's.I would recomend for other travellers for a tasty meal

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uk
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171 reviews 171 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Incredibly friendly place with superlative young waiters/waitresses. They were so good I told them so and one guy told us he was working there whilst also performing in the Fringe Festival, so not a professional but someone who takes pride in his work. We had the venison burgers which were very tasty and ample. The whisky cocktails looked good but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

After visiting the whisky experience up the road, we were up for Scottish food, and some regional whisky tasting. Royal McGregor was up for both, with good selection and friendly service. Also the food portions were very generous!

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County Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Came here for late lunch after reading Trip Advisor reviews. After ordering when place was quite quiet I had to chase up waitress for our drinks after waiting over 15 mins , we then had to wait over 40 mins for lunch to arrive. My daughter had a soggy cheese pasty,the , neeps & tatties nothing to write hone about.we... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were looking for a place to have dinner and we finally find the Royal MavGregor. The food was very tasty and thr value of money is good

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Arlington, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant/pub was recommended by a local for the food. All meals were excellent, but the service was exceptionally attentive and friendly. They also had a kids menu. We will definitely return.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We had an excellent meal here tonight. Spur of the moment decision as the rain started again. The haggis was delicious and the steak and ale pie excellent. We had excellent service even though it was really packed

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San Nicolo, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

In a perfect position on the Royal Mile there's this little place where you can eat delicious Scottish cuisine. Average prices considering the location.

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Midlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good food, quite expensive for what you get - but overall, a nice place to stop off and eat/drink when you are on the Royal Mile...

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Expected this place to be very busy and it wasn't which I liked. We were looking for some scottish food and didn't really care where from. Glad we found this place because it was utterly delicious. I had the steak and ale pie which was beyond good! So nice to have real vegetables which are hard to come across in... More

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