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“Really good”
Review of Tolbooth Tavern

Tolbooth Tavern
Ranked #513 of 2,640 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Old Town
Description: Est 1820 Edinburgh's second oldest pub rests in the building built in 1590 that was once used as a Police cell, prison and courthouse, it has seen the imprisonment of the covenanters, daring escapes, and warlocks exorcised Now a great pub, doing amazing Scottish food, from Haggis, (we breed our own) to traditional Fish and Chips. All can be washed down with some of the Caledonian Brewery's famous ales, or a fine wee dram of malt whisky.
Reviewed April 11, 2013

Nice, simple, home cooked food and good beer. What more can you ask? Well be back next time we're in Edinburgh.

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Thank JamesHarrogate_13
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

Ok...no food review...just beer. They offer a wide variety of beer on tap ....local and others. This tavern was established in 1591 so it is surrounded by history. If you are looking to grab a bite, they offer a menu and you can read the other reviews in this thread.

Thank daveanddonna_10
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Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

Called in after visiting the castle. Had burger and chips. Both were tasty and good value. Simple food but did the job.

Nice traditional feel to the pub. Area upstairs for food only.

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Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Stopped in this very Old building for Lunch! Madi the Bartender was extremely Friendly and we had a Fantastic Lunch and a few pints! I will definitel go back!

Thank M K
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

After we visited Edinburgh castle and walking down high street we stopped at this tavern. We had a fabulous steak and ale pie their. It had a very nice atmosphere.

Thank Dan P
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