Abbotsford


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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666  (206) Edinburgh, Scotland | October 13, 2015
Typically a small selection of beers but they are well kept and you occasionally see exciting things. Worth a visit.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Tim Webb  (394) Bristol, England | August 19, 2015
I am a regular here. I visit once every two or three years without fail. Classic island bar design, on the Rose Street crawl, depressed by cheap lighting and still a bastion of cask ales - though the brilliantly clever Alchemy 80/- lit up this visit. Would still benefit no end from the presence of an old-fashioned landlord. Improving bar food but please guys, bury the fishcake under a nuclear waste pile.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock  (507) , England | October 29, 2014
Our last port of call on Friday 24th Oct 2014. I liked it and was surprised it has scored so poorly on this site. Clean, bright and impressive Victorian decor, with a fantastic central serving island. Cask ales on my visit were fine and the staff friendly enough. I suggest some of the older reviewers should return for another look and beer or three: six different cask ales available when I went.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete  (130) Oosterzele, Belgium | September 21, 2014
Crowded bar with a restaurand above. Some good scottish real ales but not really a beer bar to try the newest craft beers. Food was ok, staff correct and friendly. Ok bar.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
jfb  (137) Freising, Germany | May 20, 2014
Traditional pub in the city centre with an island bar and a rather good selection of Scottish micros on draught. Nice and quiet atmosphere on the Friday and Sunday afternoons we visited. The fish and chips one of the waitors was carrying to a table smelled absolutely rancid though ...
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 5/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 8/20
gunnar  (551) Sandnes, Norway | July 28, 2013
Traditional island bar with 2 cask beers, had troubles with the cellar at my visit, so no real ales that day, pity, cause the food was decent, and the interior as well.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
lambic  (110) Newton Abbot, England | October 17, 2012
Proper Scottish pub with an island bar and air pressure dispense. Always a good selection of Scottish micros. Very good food and friendly efficient staff. I always try to visit here when in town.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub  (826) Banbury, England | April 26, 2012
Traditional type of pub in the city centre again fitted out ornately, with lovely plasterwork, mahogony and a big island bar. Beers from Scottish micro brewers to the fore, like its sister pub, The Guildford. Eating appears to be upstairs. Decent pub.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
Brugmansia  (558) Jylland, Denmark | April 26, 2012
Visited this pub on the Great Graig Pubcrawl Tour 23/4-2012. A traditionel city center pub, with a large bar in the middle of the pub, and tables around at the walls. I think this place more is a drinking pub, but itīs possible have traditionel pub food here. There are 5 cask pumps with a good range of UK beers. Friendly staff, nice deko and on the day I visited there was a lot of seniors, so I felt a bit young :-)
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh  (639) Tampere, Finland | March 3, 2012
4 casks. Very busy Thu night 7pm. Nice historic interior. Reasonable prices. Nice location on Rose Street.

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