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Ye Olde Inn

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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25 Main Street | Davison Mains, Edinburgh EH4 5BZ, Scotland
+44 131 336 2437
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my mum and sat in their sunny conservatory. We both enjoyed the food very much. The only very small criticism would be that you can be forgotten about in the conservatory and I had to go looking for a member of staff for a couple of things. Other than that it was a lovely visit. Can't... More 

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Thank Jill L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely 3 course meal in this pub on Saturday night. The starters of haggis and bruschetta were lovely. Our main courses of chicken leek pie and balmoral chicken were also very tasty. As was the fudge cake pudding. The service was supurb and there wasn't any waiting between courses. Would recommend for food and they also do... More 

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Thank jpm74
Edinburgh
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

We decided to try Ye Olde Inn after hearing friends rave about it. Tuesday evening meal. I decided to try the chicken satay hanging kebab, after waiting a little longer than average. I was presented with my kebab. Hanging from a skewer with chips at the bottom. Very good presentation but as I cut into the chicken it was still... More 

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Thank TheTravelQueen09
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Been here twice and had great food both times. We went on a Saturday night and sat in the lounge. The entertainment was not very sophisticated (a dj playing old classics and then karaoke) but we really enjoyed ourselves and the atmosphere was welcoming. We went back another time during the day and sat in the bar as its dog... More 

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Thank Charlotte M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Quiet evening in the lounge area. Food came quickly. Burgers here always made well . Nice friendly staff. Be happy to go back again

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Thank milkybarkid1982
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Great pub. Great restaurant. Nice beers etc. Fantastic food. The staff are really friendly and seem eager to please. I had never been here but was my cousins local which she always raved about. I cannot fault this place at all!!!

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Thank Alistair T
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 25, 2016

every time my-self and my daughter Paige have been here its always been a lovely experience all the staff are super friendly and I cant fault the food their hanging kebabs are to die for

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Thank William K
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4 reviews
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a couple of times now. The building itself is lovely, they have a bar room, a restaurant, conservatory, a beer garden outside along with a children's small play park. The furnishings inside could do with a spruce. The food is your average pub grub, nothing really to rave about but very good prices, ideal if you want... More 

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Thank Melissa O
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Ye olde inn is a great friendly local, menu is great and when It's nice you can sit outside in the beer garden that has a small play area.

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Thank Judith B
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited twice during our stay in Edinburgh. Had our 5 year old with us. The food was great both nights - tasty & good value for money. Lots of choice on the menu. Children's playground outside. What let this down was the service on our second night - slow & inattentive - complete contrast from the night before. Such a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Main Street | Davison Mains, Edinburgh EH4 5BZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 336 2437

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?