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#99 of 309 Bar in Edinburgh
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Old Town
0.2 miles from Palace of Holyroodhouse
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WE SERVE TWO DISTINCT MENUS; OUR DAYTIME MENU RUNS TILL 5pm AND OUR PIZZA MENU FROM 6pm Traditional Scottish bar with high-quality, home made food and a great selection of beer and spirits.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Scottish
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed September 13, 2020 via mobile

Pizzas are excellent and the have a good selection of drinks. Went to one of their whiskey socials which was very enjoyable.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 31, 2020

Pre-booked during COVID restrictions. Very clear and robust COVID secure practices. Limited evening menu, but pizzas were very good. Only one barman on duty-very hardworking!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 13, 2020

The evening menu - as advertised on the website - is no more. Pizzas only available in the evening #disappointed

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed December 6, 2019 via mobile

This is our second visit during a short break to Edinburgh. The pub is in one of the old buildings with almost the feel of being in the cellar even though its actually at street level. Because its at the bottom end of the Royal...Mile it seems a little less crowded but has great atmosphere. The food choice is limited but none the worse for that because what is on offer is good. Service is friendly and efficient. Great little pub.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2019

Attended a family function here recently. It appears it is their (unpublished) policy not to allow under 18s after 8pm,even when accompanied by his parents. So myself and my 13year old son had to miss the party. An email to the management to offer an...opportunity to comment, especially on the grumpy manner of communicating this situation,was ignored. Also a bit expensive and ‘full of itself’. Craft beer and pizza? Craft bad experience!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2019

Great service. Cool pub. Food is delicious. Drinks however are extortionate especially compared to nearby pubs.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2019

So we went in fairly late on for a last few drinks and then went in again for breakfast the next morning. Nice atmosphere and helpful staff. When we had breakfast they were out of black pudding (not an issue) but they were very accommodating...and added a few more items on to our breakfasts to make up for it,More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after visiting the palace and prior to the tattoo. Great service even when the pub was rammed, treated to a great meal which was tasty and a good portion. Service was table based and was fast and efficient. Well worth a...stop when doing the sights.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

Stopped here twice for an beer and sandwich while on the Royal mile. The beer was good, the good tasty, and the service prompt and friendly. Lots of families with children in the far room eating

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 30, 2019

I spent two and a half hours there while my two sons climbed Arthur’s Seat. Friendly staff. Good range of single malts. The food was good.

Date of visit: August 2019
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MaryBGood123
October 30, 2018|
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Response from James N | Property representative |
Yes Mary we do.
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June 26, 2018|
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Response from StijnRo | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Pizzas are about 6 or 7 pounds, not counting promotions.
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