Cloisters | Edinburgh,
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Excellent based on 53 ratings
Type: Bar

26 Brougham Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 9JH [ print map ]
0131 221 9997

Hours: Su 12.30-24.00; Fr&Sa 12.00-01.00; others 12.00-24.00

Mayor: AshtonMcCobb (9) | Taps: 9 cask + 6 | Bottles: 20


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Beer Available At Cloisters (arranged by most recent)
Fyne Ales Haus , Black Isle Citra Saison , Lawman The Waterboy , Loch Lomond Hop Trial Mosaic , Tempest In The Dark We Live 99, Natural Selection Bitter Descent 90, Pilot Beer Archive Pale Ale , Alechemy 777 , Stewart Cauld Reekie (Kola) , Tryst Zetland Wheatbier (Peach) , Highland Mea Culpa , Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale 95, Phoenix Wobbly Bob 64, Fallen Pear Necessities , Alechemy Budgie Smuggler 77, Arbor Single Hop Motueka 79, Harbour / IMBC Barrel Aged Barley Wine 87, Highland Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged) , Acorn Gorlovka Imperial Stout 88, Harbour Porter No. 1 89
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53 reviews for Cloisters
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  80%
 Selection  76%
 Food  75%
 Value  73%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud  (167) , Croatia | October 6, 2015
Medium sized pub, bit out of the way. Was quite busy both times Iíve visited. Very good selection of beers, some quality brews like Tiny Rebel and Summer Wine. Also decent number of local beers. Prices are good. Well worth visiting, wouldnít mind spending an evening there.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
AdiBeer  (181) London, England | August 28, 2015
Great pub, fantastic selection of local brews, nice and very knowledgeable service.Gets really busy on weekends.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Tim Webb  (311) Bristol, England | August 19, 2015
A really good pub, fit for the modern age, welcoming, traditional, elegant, and absent of music, thank God. Craft fast food, several better kegs, a lot of interesting, mainly new Scottish cask ales and a few bottles. Arguably the best of its kind in town.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
WingmanWillis  (493) , England | April 22, 2015
Nice place off the beaten track. Nice traditional feel to the place and a good range of cask Scottish Micros. Stopped for lunch and the chips were amazing. If youíre in Edinburgh pop along to Cloisters. Itís worth the walk
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
eduamon  (6) , Spain | March 30, 2015
Nice and relaxed place with a wide range of mainly Scottish beers which arenít overpriced. Recommendable.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666  (100) Edinburgh, Scotland | February 12, 2015
Good selection of beer, often a focus on Scottish cask. Very recently added two more keg lines so expect to see the selection improve. Has had a frequently changing kitchen, donít think Iíve ever eaten here though. Good staff, good prices, nice pub.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
androman  (41) Maarssen, Netherlands | February 9, 2015
Visited on Saturday lunch time so it was very quiet. Kind of traditional pub. Some great local ales on tap one of them was brewed for the pub only. Didnít check the bottle selection and food. Friendly and informative staff. Card paymet charged with +40p extra which is strange. Worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Strebs  (211) St. Louis, Missouri | January 10, 2015
Very friendly place with some interesting beers on tap. Recommended.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
BenH  (21) Edinburgh, Scotland | December 31, 2014
Booze hall type layout. Mostly cask ales in terms of interesting beers, always in good condition. Staff are friendly, service is good. Decent pub all round but not exactly a Willy Wonka factory of craft beer, always something worth drinking though
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
cgarvieuk  (212) Edinburgh , Scotland | December 31, 2014
Oh i cant believe ive not rated this. This is now my (work)Local. there a few lunchtimes every week. 9 taps 5 changing and 4 fixed (Stewart Holy grail, Tim Taylor Landlord, Cairngorm Tradewinds,deuchers IPA). Beer always top notch. Very friendly... This is my TOP equal choice of Edinburgh bar (along with the Bow Bar) the 5 Guest Taps Change frequently, through a wide and varied selection Since my original rate way back in 2008...this place has gone from strength to strength, they have removed Landlord, and Deuchers and put in a permanent highland tap, and Stewarts Pentland, they have replaced Guinness with Black Isle Porter and have an occasional range of interesting Keg beers. Children over 5 now allowed with food up till 7pm

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