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Pre dinner drinks

This is one of the few traditional pubs left in Edinburgh so would definitely recommend you go out... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
A great pub. Really!

This is one of the best watering holes that I have ever visited. The landlord and his wife know a... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
via mobile
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Nov 4, 2018
“Pre dinner drinks”
Jul 19, 2018
“A great pub. Really!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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45 Ratcliffe Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 1SU, Scotland
+44 131 667 5957
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few traditional pubs left in Edinburgh so would definitely recommend you go out of you way to visit. Roaring log fire was lovely on a cold wintry night and loved the pile of traditional board games.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Unfriendly staff and a bunch of locals that block access to the bar and toilets. The kind of place you that treats you like you don’t belong

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom L
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best watering holes that I have ever visited. The landlord and his wife know a thing or two about what makes a really outstanding pub. Order a glass of white wine and it is poured into a glass straight from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlunofBookham
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This pub was near our bed and breakfast in the Dalkeith Road neighborhood. We popped in one night for a drink and loved it. Everyone was friendly and the drinks were great. We popped in two more times....once after we had been in Scotland for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank spiritthing
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Umm its ok a little on the standard side and a regular told us the food was an after thought /prob more for locals this one

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Stewart O
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Used to be my local. Interesting serving hatches between lounge and public bars. Not far from city centre and wee worth a visit. Good ale. Good landlord, what more could you ask for!!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rae P
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

A must for a proper pub lover. A listed building with the exception of a kick of paint and a TV unchanged for over a hundred years. Welcoming to locals and visitors alike. large choice of beer and malts all well kept. Whether it's a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank mcidle98
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Delightful friendly proprietors and staff. Quality well kept beer and plenty of offers to entice you to taste the beers and whisky the have which are many. Stay in the lounge area of you prefer not to watch the football. Exceptionally friendly welcoming staff. We...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rod-Orby
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Friendly and welcoming for all! Great local bar with old fashioned charm, great selection of Ales and over 50 malts. Staff are great too.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Shirley Ann T
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Nice, cosy pub in a good location on my walk home from university. After a long day studying, I suggested to a friend that we get a quick pint on the way home, and he recommended John Leslie. The place did not disappoint. The interior...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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