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“Great Atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bennets Bar

Bennets Bar
Ranked #767 of 2,449 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Southside & Holyrood
East Yorkshire
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

Decided to try this bar after reading reviews on this site.
Well worth the walk.Good pub grub at a reasonable price.
Friendly and efficient service.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Paulynne
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Reeth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Truly wonderful pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

It is definitely worth the effort to find this place. A ten minute or so walk from the grass market and you get to this absolute gem of a pub. Great beer and wonderful staff aswell as unspoilt surroundings. Although we did not eat here the food looked like very honest and decent good old fasioned pub grub. The beers we sampled were excellent!!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank glen077
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Lovely pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

I liked the relaxed atmosphere and unusual decor in this pub. The staff were friendly and the beer fantastic.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank ESM42
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Champlin, Minnesota
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“I fell in Love...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

First night in Edinburgh, we decided to venture down the street to grab some food. Don't always read reviews, so we were kind of on my own "luck". Walked up and down Home Street, ventured around a little, said no to a few places. We decided to head the other direction towards the east and hit Bennets. Pub, Scotch, fun people...this was our place.

We all loved our choice right away. It was classic. The service was excellent, the other clientele were friendly and we loved the little nook that we found. The bartender had several great suggestion for Scotch and my nieces loved the Cider selection.

I like this place so much, I went back the following evening to try the Stilton and Mushroom Pie my niece had the night before....it was excellent!!! Definitely stop by Benetts if in the area.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank jemanep
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Harrow
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102 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Olde world bar with grat choice of real ale & malt whiskies”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is an old fashioned bar, with great interior furbishment, a wide choice of good quality real ales and malt whiskies. well situated at tollcross, it would be presumably in the good beer giude if there was more room (it has been included in the past).

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank JohnClementHarrow
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