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80 Main Street, Edinburgh EH4 5AB, Scotland
+44 131 336 2236
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2017

Visited on Sunday evening, didn't need to book, was quite quiet. Informed of the specials on offer, good choice of food on the menu including children's menu. Ordered garlic bread for kids, with sausage n mash and cheeseburger and chips from kids menu, the large cheeseburger/ chips, jalapeño cheese melt burger and the chicken fajita, pint of cold lager, glass... More 

2 Thank Alison T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Disorganised and dirty. Haggis pakora starter had a tasteless sauce and rocket salad which was limp beyond belief. Chef had allegedly dropped prepared home made chips on floor of kitchen so we had to have frozen chiP's. .....no wine behind bar so waited 10 minutes at least before waitress retrieved some from the cellar. Only positive was that the waitress... More 

2 Thank anne g
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2016

Went here three years ago for a drink. Seemed "on the up", with a keen bar manager. So when a friend asked me to join him for a Groupon meal there on Sunday 31st January I readily agreed. Oh Dear! On arrival I noticed the doorway was messy with cigarette wrappers and other litter, like it needed swept. Inside, the... More 

1 Thank David G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 1, 2016

Bought a Groupon deal for a meal for two at this location. Then used the Groupon on line booking service to reserve a table at 1930 hrs on a Sunday evening. Duly arrived on time to be told that their chef had gone home. No sign of any one else in the dining area. The barmaid then checked the book... More 

Thank Edinburgh-Duncans
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband went in for a quick bite and pint on a Saturday lunch time. First thing I noted as we walked in was that there was a complete mess inside of the main door, fag butts and rubbish everywhere... Continued in nevertheless and sat down at a wee table at the top... The tables and area clearly... More 

Thank Fordie87
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Visited this bar for an evening meal not long before it opened. The food was delicious. Good quality home cooking served by people who really care. Given a chance this could be an amazing gem of a place. Good luck.

1 Thank Fiona S
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent, notably the pakora haggis. Staff were only too pleased to help. Just a little lacking in atmosphere.

Thank TravelGuide33
New Edinburgh, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 29, 2015

Just sampled the food at MacKenzies. The chef had excelled himself, the beef in the steak pie melted in the mouth and the fish and chips was so fresh you could smell the sea air. The puddings were amazing. Wonderful food at amazing price. Can't wait to see what changes they are making to the pub!

1 Thank lindayoung110
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here today for a quick lunch as it had been recommended by a friend This is a lovely bar good atmosphere and very friendly service . Wish I had found it sooner as it has a great garden/play area for children, good for the summer Child friendly, good food and great service what more could you ask for .......will... More 

2 Thank xtina2015
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2014

having purchased a groupon voucher for a three course meal for mackenzies in davidson mains edinburgh, we thought it was another branch of mackenzies at colinton in edinburgh, however after finding out they are seperate venues, we had a very enjoyable meal from a set menu, my husband had the steak pie as a main while i had the steak,... More 

2 Thank shirleyEdinburgh2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $12
Bar, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Main Street, Edinburgh EH4 5AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 336 2236
Mackenzie Lounge/Bar offering traditional pub grub at great prices homemade food at its best. Fresh Fish ordered daily fresh produce sourced locally and cooked on the premises.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?