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Deacon Brodie's Tavern

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Good Pub

Good Pub on the Royal mile just down from the castle. Very traditional pub with ornate ceilings... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andyhY4415JI
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An afternoon...

...spent away from the rain drinking good beer and chatting to people from all corners of the... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the type of bar where you enter and immediately understand that it's frequented by and catered to locals. Nice ambience, good selection of beers, and amazing fish&chips!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Pub on the Royal mile just down from the castle. Very traditional pub with ornate ceilings and other features. Food available downstairs but the seating soon fills up. There is another room upstairs mainly to eat. Didn't eat but the food that came out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Went here for lunch on a Sunday. Arrived at 11:05 to be told didn't open until 12 despite the website stating they open at 11am. Was told there was no booking, despite website having a "book a table"page. As always in Edinburgh it very busy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

...spent away from the rain drinking good beer and chatting to people from all corners of the world. We spent most of the Sunday afternoon in the pub avoiding the constant Edinburgh drizzle. It was a great atmosphere and thoroughly enjoyable. The beer prices are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DJThatch
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub for beers. Very good pub with nice people inside. Good music and the beers are good! The service is good.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

This pub is probably more suited to those who are dining particularly at lunch time when we visited. There was a good selection of ales and service was good. Well located on the Royal Mile close to major tourist attractions.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Decan Brodies is A fantastic Pub that serves great ales and wine. You have to go to bar and order your drinks.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Great little pub to pop into for or a drink or food which we didn’t get to try sadly but have heard great things about. We stopped here a couple of times on our weekend trip to Edinburgh and we loved it. Beautiful inside, great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nick1after909
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Great pub atmosphere, a historic landmark in Edinburgh that serves great beers and wonderful pub food. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank losttherace
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Deacon Brody's is an iconic pub located on The Royal Mile in Edinburgh. (Look up "Deacon Brody" to discover more about this man for whom the pub was named.) We went on a Wednesday evening in late September and it was very busy. Drinks are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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