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“Nice pub”
Review of The Queens Arms

The Queens Arms
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Ranked #212 of 2,592 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $26 - $46
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: New Town
Description: The Queens Arms has been an Edinburgh fixture for many years; the latest incarnation finds it reborn as a gastropub, although long-time customers will be pleased to know that the renovation has preserved the layout and most of the original features. This new look is charming customers and critics alike ��� they've recently scooped Best Gastropub at the 2010 DRAM (Drinks Retailing and Marketing) Awards. It's no wonder with the food they have on offer ��� Scottish classics, really, but with a modern twist. Dishes like the Ayreshire slow-cooked pork belly, served with a haggis fritter and colcannon exemplify their dedication to sourcing quality local produce. It's not only the food that customers are praising though ��� The Queens Arms also boasts friendly and efficient service and a solid offering of whiskies, cocktails and wine and beer (including several real ales). As well as serving delicious meals, the d��cor - quirky original and new features, as well as cosy booth style seating - and the TV screens showing local matches mean this is an excellent place to while away a lazy afternoon in the city.
Reviewed March 28, 2013

We came here with a friend who recommended it. Just had drinks here and the bar was very busy. I really liked the layout of the place with round bar that you can see through :) Definitely nice place to have a drink when you are in Edinburgh.

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Thank LucieMic
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Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

Thanks to my fellow TA reviewers we found this delightful pub! Not a corporate franchised pub but a true old fashioned pub. The ambiance is fun. The service was outstanding (thanks Nicky)! Lots of ales and yummy fish and chips (fresh fish). This was exactly what we were looking for!

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Thank Azwyldkat
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Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

Had a great meal here. Great looking place with quirky little booths for dinning. Food was excellent as was the selection of drinks.

Will definitely be back.

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Thank Spencey05
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

This was a few streets away from our hotel. Not a massive choice on the menu but all looked very nice. We started with the breads and dips while waitng for our main of pork cheek with colcannon and winter vegetables. Prices were reasonable service was friendly and fast. The place had lots of character from bookcases to quirky chandeliers. Would deff innately recommend it.

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Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

We were in Edinburgh for the weekend for sight seeing and shopping but one of the unexpected highlights was finding this gem of a pub. The wintery weather forced us to find a pub to watch the rugby earlier than planned but we ended up staying for about 5 hours!
Bar staff were friendly and showed great care when making cocktails which we had near the end of our evening, thoroughly recommend the St. lucian Hot Toddy!
Having chatted to some locals we decided to have some food and the recommended fish and chips were excellent!
Overall this an fantastic pub with friendly service and a great selection of drinks including local real ales, American lagers, and cocktails.
We will definitely revisit next time we're in Edinburgh!

Thank AshtonGooner
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