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The Holyrood 9A

Edinburgh, EH8 8AE 9A Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8FQ, Scotland
+44 131 556 5044
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (611 reviews)
“chilli” (24 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
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CUISINES
American, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Edinburgh, EH8 8AE 9A Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8FQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Admittedly, my chicken sandwich was a little dry, but that is often the case. Hubby loved his venison blood sausage burger. Our fries were very well-cooked. My gin and tonic and hubby's beer were great.More

Thank dramady
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Dramady, Thanks so much for you 4* review. We are so happy you had a good experience with us and enjoyed your drinks and venison burger. Thank you also for the feed back on the chicken burger, we very much appreciate it and will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

DH had a burger, The Scotsman. He liked it. I ordered the Grilled Aubergine salad. It was ok. A little bland and could have used a little more spices. The staff were friendly. The location was nice. Beer was good. I probably should have had...More

Thank nownow29
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Nownow29, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are glad you had a good experience with us. We appreciate your feed back on the Aubergine salad and have taken your comments on board. We are always looking to improve...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome burgers, great selection of beers and very reasonbly priced. Good central location without being too touristy. Well worth a visit if in Edinburgh. The drum sticks at the end of the meal are a nice touch.More

Thank RunCakeWine
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi RunCakeWine, We are so glad you enjoyed you experience with us. Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a 5* review, always good to get feedback and we're glad you enjoyed the drumsticks, a firm favourite of one and all. Hopefully see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been in a few times for drinks and duly collected my point to get £5 off a meal. When I tried to redeem my voucher, I was told I couldn’t use it as we wanted to pay our bill with 2 bank cards?!? Don’t...More

Thank cwa421
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cwa421, We are terribly sorry that there seems to have been a mix up with the loyalty cards. They are usually a good means for returning custom and we apologise that on this occasion we seemed to have not done that. If you'd like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast here with my girlfriend, the staff was kind and efficient, the service was a little bit slow, but the quality of food was good. The atmosphere was also nice and relaxed. I suggest to come here for a relaxing break during the...More

Thank Andrea C
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Andrea C, We are glad you decided to choose us for breakfast and taking the time to leave us a 4* review, thanks again. Really happy to know you had a good experience with us and we hope to see you again soon. Many...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walking on the road and looking for a nice place to go to. We went into Holyrood 9A and there were a lot of people there and most of them seemed to be local people. So we thought it must be a good...More

Thank Guðrún S
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guarun S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review. Good to know our team are doing a good job in all departments. Hopefully see you guys again soon. Many thanks, Holyrood 9A

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this establishment twice during our recent visit. On both occassions we were able to sample a couple of beers before making a choice. The beers themsleves were in very good condition. The burger selection was good and of good quality. The back room...More

Thank frankie390
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Frankie390, Thank you so much for you 4* review, we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us one. So glad we kept up the standards on both of your trips to us. We are glad you had a good experience with us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in for a quick bite. Good selection of well-kept beers and very good burger. Bustling atmosphere. Prompt service. Dogs allowed 👍

Thank petemorgy
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Petemorgy, Thank you so much for the 4* review. We are glad you had a good experience with us and we hope to see you again soon. many thanks, Holyrood 9A

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by a local shop owner and didn’t disappoint. Great burgers, friendly staff and interesting beer selection. It was good that you could sample the beer before deciding which one to choose.More

Thank Christine K
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Christine K, We are thrilled to hear the locals are recommending us and even more so that you then enjoyed your visit. Thank you so much for the 5* review. We are glad you enjoyed the tasters, we think its a good way of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really great craft beer, gourmet burger place. Absolutely essential for any 'decent pub' beer crawl in Edinburgh, even if a little out of the way. As everyone has said, the burgers are decent as well if all you want is a bite...More

Thank Ben G
Sarah N, Manager at The Holyrood 9A, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ben G, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5* review, we really appreciate it. We are very delighted you enjoyed the selection of beers and burgers on your visit. Please come back again soon, Holyrood 9a

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PaulaWinzar
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Sambo20389 |
Food is served until 11.30pm year round and I'm afraid we don't do Sunday roasts
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Santi H
February 3, 2016|
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Response from Sambo20389 |
Hey, Children are allowed into the restaurant until 10pm
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Betty W
August 21, 2015|
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Response from Diane O |
Yes, we have a gluten free menu including gluten free buns for the burgers, just ask one of the members of staff for the menu!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edinburgh, EH8 8AE 9A Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8FQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 5044
  • E-mail
Description
In Edinburgh's old town, just off the Royal Mile, you'll find new The Holyrood 9A. A place to bring friends and discover a local bar restaurant to call your own in the heart of the city. The gleaming pumps offer 20 beer and ale varieties from Scotland and around the world. There's wines and spirits in any which way and a classic cocktail list for your well deserved post-work tipple.The Holyrood's all day menu includes mouth-watering 'two-handers' - an eclectic array of delicious gourmet burgers, with plenty more large and small dishes including options for our vegetarian pals. Ask us about reserving a bar corner or a whole room for your own event. Stay all afternoon or night and spoil yourself. As Alexander Pope said, 'a little beer is a dangerous thing...'
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