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Conan Doyle Cafe - CLOSED

25 Palmerston Place | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH12 5AP, Scotland
+44 131 625 0700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Nov 21, 2016
“Poor Customer Service”
Jun 16, 2016
“Very attractive in town pub/restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Delicatessen, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
25 Palmerston Place | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH12 5AP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed November 21, 2016

On this restaurants web site they invite you to book a table using their online form, so as we were to be in Edinburgh on 19th Nov we completed the form. We then waited for a reply to confirm the booking. We received the following...More

Thank AMSAS8
Reviewed June 16, 2016

We had a great meal here after touring the Castle and Royal Mile. The ambiance is lovely and the food fresh and tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank lovetotravel560
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Offers good pub lunches in central location. The staff were very friendly and efficient despite it being very busy when we were there. It took just about 15 minutes to get our three main courses which is good. The food was delicicious and the only...More

Thank Kai I
Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a pub / restaurant which was exactly what we were looking for. The food was reasonable priced and served piping hot. Of course the beer was great.

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed July 4, 2015

On the back end of Edinburgh, the hotel offered a good menu and local pie with enough different beers and literary atmosphere to keep you amused

Thank Jack M
Reviewed May 29, 2015

Went to the restaurant for a drink and dinner and ended up staying the whole evening. It is a very nice restaurant and pub with excellent service. They have many beers on tap...both domestic and imports. It was crowded at the dinner hour. We had...More

1  Thank snnrwd64
Reviewed November 11, 2014

Returned to this restaurant as we had been before, booked a table this time as it was soo popular and glad we did as it was full. Lovely pub grub can,t beat it. Had a wonderfully friendly Spanish waiter very cheery and nothing was a...More

1  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited on Saturday with friends and were shocked at the price we were charged for a round of drinks, it was £5.50 dearer here than in a pub in the omni centre. We will not be returning.

Thank Suziw64
Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stopped of here for dinner at 5 but no chance11/2 hours for a table. Had a drinks but had to sit outside as there were no tables indoors. Reasonable price for drinks although they had run out of sauvingion blanc. Nice pub and if we're...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed October 1, 2014

Food was great, but they ran out of two of the dishes we ordered, so we had to go to second choice. Good atmosphere.

Thank Sarah H
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Palmerston Place | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH12 5AP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 625 0700
  • E-mail
A traditional Victorian Tearoom in the Arthur Conan Doyle Centre themed to reflect his most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes.
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