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Maggie Dickson's Pub

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92 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 225 6601 ‎
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
my fav pub

being from Scotland and now living in Ireland ........ this is the area I would stick too......... Maggie dicksons is a great wee pub with fine beer and a great atmosphere

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Richie S
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Ireland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

being from Scotland and now living in Ireland ........ this is the area I would stick too......... Maggie dicksons is a great wee pub with fine beer and a great atmosphere

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on our way through Grassmarket to grab a bite to eat mid-afternoon. Menu is varied enough and we had haggis and nachos and shared both....our first experience of haggis, neeps and tatties was very nice - would definitely have it again. The barman was great when my partner said his beer tasted a bit soapy - replaced... More 

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England
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68 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We came in for a quick drink during a lunchtime. Pub was quiet and quite cold. My pint of lager tasted wrong and it isn't cheap in here. Bit annoying and I wouldn't go back or recommend.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

We called in for a few drinks whilst in Edinburgh and love the story behind the name. We did not eat whilst we were there but lots of others were and seemed to receive meals in record time-probably because of the microwaves (on show when the kitchen door was jammed open). The toilets were the worst I was in which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We visited the Castle during our weekend in Edinburgh and after we were almost starving. We went down the hill in search of food and this is where we ended up - and what a perfect place! Compared to the Swedish version the fish and chips were... Huge! And so darn delicious. We started off with fried haggis (when in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Barman charged £8.40 for two bottles of Corona,everywhere else around there charged £4 something..avoid avoid avoid!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Either you want to eat or just have some drinks, this is an excellent place to go! Good quality, good service, nice atmosphere! This traditional Scottish Pub is a must if u are visiting Edinburgh. I do recommend their Haggis!

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had lunch at this pub, nachos, mac and cheese. Food was good, service was friendly, crowded, so you may have to wait for a table. We enjoyed ourselves, no complaints.

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Hyde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had lunch on 31/12/2014 very friendly staff great place to meet great atmosphere great pub grub call in everyone made welcome

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

this is the pub that has the best edimburgh tale: a girl named Maggie was hanged to death but survived. Then she opened this pub - and was free of taxes because for the government she was dead!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 92 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 6601 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish

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