We used to come here every time we were in Edinburgh, but this has been the last time. The food is still good, though not spectacular, but expensive compared to the competition. Sauces come in small individual packages, rather than bottles, which is not necessarily a problem, but not a sign of good quality either. Drinks are much worse: not even one IPA on tap (when asking for a recommendation, the barman could only describe the few draught beers he had as "light" and "lighter"; the Belhaven brew he recommended was horrible); no cider except Strongbow, and again, high prices. The interior of the pub, which was nice in the past, is now covered in T-shirts you can buy, and advertisements for other souvenirs. Almost every pub on the Royal Mile would be a better choice.
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