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“Great pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Kays Bar

Kays Bar
Ranked #26 of 210 Nightlife in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This friendly bar has a large selection of whiskeys.
Stocksfield, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Spot on atmosphere in traditional Edinburgh bar with wooden floors beams fires and great beers - a bit off the beaten track but well worth the walk

1 Thank Paul L
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English first
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116 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great Pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Open fire and packed full of people enjoying a drink and a chat. Very characterful and nice drinks.

We sat in the back at first, warm little snug with some interesting books on the shelves. Moved into the main bar as was missing the atmosphere. There were a few dogs roaming around so they appear dog friendly!

Great little bar tucked away in beautiful Stockbridge! Would definitely visit it again!

Visited January 2014
1 Thank Sarah S
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Adelaide, Australia
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Super find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Quaint looking with fantastic atmosphere. Love the quirky barman/owner and his poirot moustache. No TV. No jukebox. No gambling machines. An absolute rarity. Gentle conversational rumblings and the smell of an open fire. Blissful on a cold winter afternoon. They do good food too!

1 Thank dmuirone
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Top Class”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2013

Visited this establishment twice on a recent short break and loved it. Fraser the barman made us feel really welcome and the beers they had were in top condition. Very cosy little pub with friendly staff and locals.

Visited December 2013
1 Thank SharpLeft-Vot
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Excellent snug bar for a quiet pint!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013

Probably the best bar we were at in Edinburgh. A little gem of a place. We new this kinda thing must have existed, and finally after walking away from the madness of the stag and hen parties in the old town, we arrived here. Lovely atmosphere, good selection of ales and whiskeys, nice little snug (library) area out the back. Its a small bar, so not ideal for a big group. But an awesome little find if you want a nice relaxed pint out of the madness.

In the main bar they have sport on TV and keep an eye out for the 'Slang' book in the 'library'. Entertaining!

Visited June 2013
2 Thank Amolta
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