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Shandwick's Edinburgh

4 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW, Scotland
+44 131 226 5526
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Decent cheap bite to eat

We visited on a weekday for a quick bite to eat and drink. Food was good, price was so cheap... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DN2609X
via mobile
Shameful

This must be the worst pub in the city centre and it's embarrassing to think of tourists coming... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Penny D
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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City centre pub without the city centre prices. Food served daily from 12pm All major sport shown on our big screen Pool table Tables and booths, and for larger parties our mezzanine, are available for bookings free of charge.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible34%
2 weeks ago
“Decent cheap bite to eat”
Apr 1, 2018
“Shameful”
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4 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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+44 131 226 5526
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a weekday for a quick bite to eat and drink. Food was good, price was so cheap, service was good and quick 🙂 needs a bit of a makeover but it is for what it is!

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John J, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi DN2609X, Thanks for taking the time to review. Glad you enjoyed the meal and the service!

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This must be the worst pub in the city centre and it's embarrassing to think of tourists coming here and thinking this represents Edinburgh pubs. We used to go occasionally 20 years ago and it literally hasn't seen any upgrading since. Toilets frankly disgusting, hazard...More

Thank Penny D
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Really love this place. The addition of the pool table is great too. However the cue tips are aweful and only one cue as well wasn't great. Also you need some softer chalk as the hard blue stuff is rubbish. Apart from that the music...More

Thank Sanchez247
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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Hi, thanks for the kind review! Love that you see us as an alternative to ‘stuffy’ George street. We do try to be a little more down to earth here. Apologies for the state of the pool cues, we are constantly having them replaced- people...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Popped in here whilst shopping hoping to have some lunch. 2 people only serving on bar and when we asked for food we were told we would have a least an hours wait. Girl staff member was polite and most helpful and even honest in...More

Thank erob320
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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

Hi there, thanks for your feedback. We have had a staffing issue of late, this has been addressed to make sure we have twice as many staff at peak times. As for your comments about needing a spruce up, we totally agree and this is...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Came here for the Rugby on Saturday- the place was packed and the three staff working were incredibly busy. I can not believe how rude some people were to the staff- one girl whined and moaned for a long time about waiting for half an...More

Thank Jagoda G
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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2017

Thanks so much for the kind review. Yes it was indeed very busy last Saturday! Kindest regards, Alistair

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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazed with the treatment I got in here tonight :') woman called Chloe who works behind the bar absolutely showed me the best customer service I have ever received after being spoken to like trash off some weird guy! Couldn't recommend this place enough!...More

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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We strive to provide excellent service at all times, and I'm very happy to see that this has shown. I will be sure to pass your feedback on to Chloe! Thank you, Kirsty

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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on the way home. Came into a very quiet shift with very few people in. Very typical pub/restaurant fare with a focus on value for money. Settled for the BBQ Burger and drink which didn't break the bank and what was...More

Thank Eoin D
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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

Hi Eoin, thank you for the review, I'm glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us at Shandwicks 😊 Regards, Alistair (General Manager)

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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Sure needs a kick of paint, but the prices are very reasonable for this part of town. Hopefully stays that way; In terms of pricing.

Thank Nathan G
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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2017

Thanks Nathan, we do our best to offer decent value food and drink and long will it continue! Regards, Alistair (general manager)

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Hey folks! Don't let the negative reviews of this place put you off. We were in Edinburgh visiting the book festival over the weekend and walking down the road we stopped with the kids to look at the menu in the window. Almost immediately the...More

Thank Walnut P
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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2017

Thanks so much! It was lovely talking with you and your family on Sunday, thanks for coming in 😊 Hope to see you soon, Alistair (general manager)

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I have visited Shandwicks twice in the past week, the second time today. The nachos were lovely on Friday and the staff were really friendly and welcoming. Today I had a burger and pint deal which was fantastic value for money and a welcoming staff...More

Thank newplaces24
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General Manager A, Manager at Shandwick's Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

We're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Until the next time we meet, take care! Mark (Duty Manager)

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