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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 1,899 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: English, Scottish
Neighborhood: Cowgate
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are a wee Whisky Bar & Restaurant with Grand food on Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile!
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We went here after readng the reviews on tripadvisor, but have to say we were very disappointed with the food. We are not fussy eaters and I enjoy most meals but the food here quite simply didn't live up to expectations. The starters were ok (mussels for my wife, pate for me) but the mains were poor value for money.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Best place to have a luch or dinner. My partner and I also his sister felt very welcomed. Located on the Royal mile this place serves excellent food. Huge burgers and the haggis with whiskey sauce is heaven. Lovely homey vibe, not over priced at all for what you get. Now the service. I have eaten in many restaurants in... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My partner and I spent in Edinburgh a few days and visit this beautiful, cozy and very Scottish place last Saturday. The place was really busy but that wasn´t an inconvenient to get a seat. The members of the staff working there were very attentive, polite and good example of hard work. Even though the whole place was absolutely packed,... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Went with 2 friends on Saturday night - very small place so was surprised to get a seat - outside seating area looked nice & menu seemed ok - Scottish & what you would look for on Royal Mile. Good location. Compliments stop there. Sat for 10 minutes with no menus - until I asked for them - where I... More 

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RoyalMc, Owner at Royal Mcgregor, responded to this review

I am very disappointed to read your review as we hold very high standards for ourselves and we definitely came up short on Saturday evening. I was already aware of the poor service we delivered on that evening as it was reported to me by the Duty Manager. You have raised many legitimate concerns from poor service to poor quality... More 

nassington
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was our first visit to Edinburgh and we chose to go for breakfast on the back of previous Trip Advisor reviews. we were not disappointed in any way, the food was first class and staff were very friendly and made us feel welcome. I only wish we could have stayed longer in Edinburgh and I would certainly have gone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Came to edinburgh for 4 days. Was my first visit and had never tried Haggis so wanted to dine in a traditional scottish restaurant. I had looked on trip advisor and this one did take my fancy. We was kindly greated by the staff and taken to a table straight away. They gave us time to settle in and look... More 

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Happened upon this establishment on our first night discovering Edinburgh. Warmly greeted by the staff behind the bar and was seated at a table for 2. The menu is varied,with plenty of options,so now choosing what we wanted was going to be the hardest bit. I had a Game terrine served with oatcakes and a small salad and relish as... More 

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We popped in on a cold Tuesday...cullen skink....fantastic and a flight of whisky..(basically 4 glasses of malts from different regions...we went speyside) this was good fun....oh and then we went 18 yr fiddich....aww cum on it was tuesday!!....and a good tuesday it was too!!! Bar guy (owner I think) was brilliant...helpful and friendly as (still cant stand the japanese malts... More 

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BÁC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We decided to eat in this bar/restaurant as it had a four star trip advisor rating it its window. Unfortunately we were disappointed by our experience. The staff were pleasant but we waited an age for our order to be taken despite the fact that the place was almost empty and that there were many staff just standing around talking.... More 

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RoyalMc, Owner at Royal Mcgregor, responded to this review

I am disappointed to read about your recent visit. As you can see from our rating we usually do get it right so a review like this is unsatisfactory and we will of course discuss everything as a team to ensure this doesn't happen again. I hope you raised your concerns at the time however my staff do not recall... More 

Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Decided on a whim to go in for a meal. The prices were very reasonable and we were so pleasantly surprised at how wonderful the food was, I had the pork belly and it really was amazing! Service was also brilliant very nice evening :)

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Additional Information about Royal Mcgregor

Address: 154 High Street | Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 225 7064
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Cowgate
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 16 - 50
Cuisine: English, Scottish

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