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Maggie Dickson's Pub

92 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 225 6601 ‎
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Ranked #871 of 1,859 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Cuisines: Scottish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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England
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78 reviews 78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

We stopped here for a mid afternoon brunch and I foolishly chose a burger. What arrived I can only describe as disgusting, it had a skin on it that pulled off in a long strip, that was grey and nasty looking. The worst bit is the kitchen served it knowing what it looked like. I can still see it now.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Arranged to meet with a Cousin from Canada who had recently commenced her Grand European Tour, stopping off in Edinburgh to see me of course! She and boyfriend wanted to try traditional 'Fish and Chips'. I did remember from a previous lunch that Maggie Dickson's had a fried fish with a delicate batter and not the usual fat laden one... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I loved this little gem, the location is great and prices were right. The story behind the Pubs name is fun and a great little history story (You gotta research it for yourself!) I would highly recommend this neighborhood to explore.

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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Really great fish and chips, the fish was super fresh tasting and well cooked. Cheeseburgers were also great, the meat was excellent and again cooked perfectly. Would definitely recommend for a pint and meal.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had lunch in this pub on the last day of the fringe festival. Food was awful and service was not great either. My husband order a chicken burger and chips the burger was a frozen burger you could have got a supermarket and the chips where like something you would find in McDonald's. I had cumberland sausage and mash... More

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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had lovely outdoor seating and some tasty food while taking in some of the live music as part of the Fringe Festival. The restaurant is located in Grassmarket which is a really fun area.

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norwich
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We visited the last day of the fringe comedy festival which was a busy time for the city . We were greeted with a warm smile and seated straight away. Our food was with us within 15/20 mins freshly cooked and tasted fantastic. Having travelled to the four corners of the world I would not hesitate to recommend this pub/eatery... More

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doncaster
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18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Four of us visited for a meal before going to the tattoo...sat outside, great to take in the atmosphere, served drinks pretty quickly and our order taken. Food arrived, I was just eating a starter as not very hungry, chose haggis arancini served with a whiskey sauce...they arrived and were burnt, they looked burn and tasted burnt awful, the other... More

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Perth, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The pub looked inviting and it was good sitting outside in the sunshine. However it was spoiled by our drinks being served in dirty glasses, possibly washed, but far from clean. The ladies loos were unpleasant too, some problems may have been caused recently by careless customers, but that does not explain broken locks on cubicle doors, obviously had been... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Was not impressed with service and food, barmaid ,waitress bad attitudes not a good exprience i do not recommend this place there are plenty more to choose from

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