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The Cambridge Bar

20 Young Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JB, Scotland (Stockbridge)
0131 226 2120
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Ranked #354 of 1,836 restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $23
Cuisines: Hamburgers
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Stockbridge
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English first
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

While searching for places to eat in Edinburgh online we stumbled across the Cambridge Bar and it's wonderful reviews so decided to try it. It is a little bit hidden but as long as you have a phone with gprs/maps you can find it no problem. It's located down a little side street off the main centre/road of Edinburgh. The... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Off the beaten track, The Cambridge is a bit of a find for us over the last year or so, returning multiple times. Family friendly pub with good service and excellent burgers, milk shakes and drinks. Can get busy at the end of working day so booking normally important during the week in particular.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've been visiting the Cambridge Bar off and on for over 10 years and the service, quality of burgers and great selection of beers continue to make this a must-visit city centre venue. This is especially true for big football and rugby union matches where their screens and a great atmosphere make for a good time. Of course, their burgers... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

And i say YES! This place is excellent for both food and drink. Great selections available all round and friendly staff! Dont miss out!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stumbled upon this great little spot whilst searching for somewhere to get lunch. Friendly knowledgeable staff, fantastic burgers and a great selection of the freshest cask ales we tried on the whole holiday. I know where I'm going for lunch the next time I'm in Edinburgh! :-)

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edinburgh
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Been using this bar for years on and off, visited Saturday the 5th July for drinks, but decided to eat too, we all had burgers and they were very good, staff polite too, we'll worth a visit

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

On arriving in the bar the waitress was welcoming and friendly. She a as prompt in taking and serving the drinks order and was on hand for the food order. The burger was lovely - simple with lettuce and tomato, with a choice of sauces, relish, mayo. I ordered the Cajun fries for some spice - they were OK but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Been going here for a while so it's about time I say why. The best mochas and milkshakes in the area in our opinion. Burgers are pretty special too. Maybe a little small but what can you do?! Cheers!

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Nottingham
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Such a lovely place; a wide range of DELICIOUS burgers (you can have them without the bun for the health conscious; you get a lovely caesar salad with it instead) and lots of great ciders and beers as well. Friendly staff. I have been 3 or 4 times, the burger was a little overdone today but that can be my... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

What a place, and what a hidden Scottish gem! We went for Saturday lunch on the recommendation of a friend, and managed to get a seat near the window on one of the very comfortable sofas. The highlights of the NZ vs England game were put on the big screen at our request, but this didn't feel intrusive at all,... More

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