Red Squirrel (Fuller Thomson) | Edinburgh,
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Red Squirrel (Fuller Thomson)
Exceptional based on 11 ratings
Type: Bar

21 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2DJ [ print map ]
01312299933



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Red Squirrel (Fuller Thomson)

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Firestorm Red Angel , Buxton Double Axe 98, Dieu du Ciel Corne du Diable 97, Dieu du Ciel Isseki Nicho 99, Gypsy Inc Gyp Wit 62, Gypsy Inc Tipsy Gypsy 74, Arran Red Squirrel (Cask) 32, BrewDog / Stone / Magic Rock Magic Stone Dog 67, Black Isle Pluscarden Abbey Blonde 43, Alechemy Hopwork Orange 49, Broughton Hopopotamus 40, Gigantic High Fidelity Beer 91, Brooklyn Dry Stout 74, Sonnet 43 American Pale Ale 61, Sonnet 43 India Pale Ale 49, Franciscan Well Shandon Stout 69, Magic Rock Dark Arts 97, Stewart Battle of the Brewers 4 Beer X 75, Bevog Baja Oatmeal Stout 96, Harbour Chilli & Mango IPA 60
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11 reviews for Red Squirrel (Fuller Thomson)
 Ambiance  71%
 Service  68%
 Selection  65%
 Food  78%
 Value  61%
 Overall  65%
 Rating  71%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Rune  (405) TromsÝ, Norway | August 22, 2013
A medium sized place that perhaps best could be described as a mix between a restaurant and a pub with service by the table. Decent range of mostly Scottish beers on tap, about 20 pumps, many of them from the Williams Brothers, but also from local microbreweries like Alechmy. Reasonably friendly service. The lunch food was quite alright. Easy to find at the busy Lothian Road with the Bat just a bit further up the street (visited 07.08.2013).
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown  (71) , Northern Ireland | July 15, 2013
this bar seems fairly under rated in my experience of it. Modern bar/diner style layout, taps out of walls, interesting ephemera, closest decent pub to haymarket. Fantastic good value breakfasts, a range of keg and cask beers, with some regulars and other guests. My visit was during a beer festival; so may have been better than usual? Staff friendly and helpful though fairly new; so a little slow! Typical pricing strucutre, suffers a bit from being so near to the paradise that is hanging bat but well worth a visit
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 12/20
jvhemert  (19) Edinburgh, Scotland | November 4, 2012
Relaxed atmosphere, very welcoming. 17 taps, and most are Williams Brothers. No real gems on when we visited. 3x 1/3 pints for tasting is a nice touch. Pints quite expensive (in the 4-5 pounds range) Did not try the food.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
JanLaursen  (60) Copenhagen, Denmark | July 12, 2012
Great place next to the hotel, where I stayed. Local beers on tap. A few on cask. Didnít look for the bottled selection, but my eyes spotted a few bottles from NÝgne ō. Food s served - didnít try, but it looked like standard pub fare.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
nate2g  (647) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | May 27, 2012
Samey feel as itís sister pub, Holyrood. OK draught selection thatís dispensed from the taps behind the bar, American style. Staff are friendly. Popular amongst a mixed crowd.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Brugmansia  (400) Jylland, Denmark | April 26, 2012
Visited this pub on the Great Graig Pubcrawl Tour 23/4-2012. One of the newer city pubs in Edinburgh, and owned by the same people as 2 other pubs. A part of this pub seems more as a cafe than a pub. Itīs possible to have 1/3 pints here. They have a traditionel pub menu, but didnīt eat here. Friendly staff, but a bit anonymous this pub.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
MalcolmTucker  (45) , Scotland | March 1, 2012
The beer selection wonít satisfy the hardcore rater but it includes a few good beers that are well looked after. The burgers are really good. Service was excellent - table service all night.
62
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
mark1969  (24) edinburgh, Scotland | January 17, 2012
a good selection of keg beer.good service .the williams brothers stout was excellent .
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb  (131) Edinburgh, Scotland | August 26, 2011
Itís not traditional, but by making the place more appealing to office workers and the fairer sex, they may succeed in getting more people to drink good beer. Itís a bit odd having the taps at the back of the bar and all looking the same - I like the ornate taps in traditional bars. Thereís definitely room for a bar like this in most cities.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch  (301) Glasgow, Scotland | August 22, 2011| Updated May 29, 2012
Interesting modern beer bar with a large number of taps. A bit like Euston Tap but more spacious. Emphasis on Scottish keg beer. CAMRA wonít like it but I do. Beer well cared for but it is expensive. A modern yuppie place. Last time I had a beer here it was off so I have reduced my score.

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