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BrewDog Edinburgh
Excellent based on 62 ratings
Type: Bar (see listing)

143 Cowgate
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JS [ print map ]
01312 206517

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Hours: Mon-Sat 12-1; Sun 12.30-1;


Mayor: Leighton (19) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 60+


BrewDog Edinburgh

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Beer Available At BrewDog Edinburgh (arranged by most recent)
BrewDog Everyday Anarchy 87, Mikkeller Spontanbeetroot 91, Quantum / BrewDog Raspberry Beret 61, BrewDog / Weihenstephan India Pale Weizen 87, BrewDog / Stone / Magic Rock Magic Stone Dog 77, BrewDog #MashTag 2014 97, BrewDog Dead Metaphor 94, BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Amarillo 95, Ilkley / BrewDog Westwood Stout 41, Buxton / BrewDog Rough Cs 52, Quantum / BrewDog Hop. Kettle. Black. 51, Lovibonds / BrewDog Purple Rain 86, BrewDog Electric India 90, BrewDog Hello, My Name is Mette Marit (Censored) 89, BrewDog / CAP CAP DOG 93, BrewDog This. Is. Lager. 40, Pressure Drop / BrewDog Syd Strong’s 88, BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Simcoe 94, BrewDog Punk IPA (5.6%) 98, BrewDog Vote Sepp 39
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62 reviews for BrewDog Edinburgh
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  78%
 Selection  81%
 Food  68%
 Value  65%
 Overall  78%
 Rating  91%
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60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 8/20
bjakk  (42) Skagafjordur, Iceland | November 8, 2014
Was excited to go there. Really like BrewDog. But it was a disappointment. It was loud, cold and unfriendly. The staff was in a hurry and obviously did not want to spend to much time with the assistance. The beer was pricey, but the selection was great.
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
thebeecher  (3) , | September 24, 2014
64
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome  (44) Somerville, Massachusetts | September 1, 2014
Was surprised. Felt a bit like a small, chainy grungy dive bar, if such things exist. Not a great atmosphere. A good selection of brewdog beers, but guest taps were lacking, and prices were a bit high. Many bars worth visiting in Edinburgh before this one. Disappointed.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa  (62) Järvenpää, Finland | August 29, 2014
Visited there 29.8.2014 friday afternoon. It wasn’t very crowded and there was some place to sit. Taps were guaranteed brewdog, some nice ticks like ab14. Guest taps was little disappointment, like weihenstephan helles, WHAT. But really nice bar anyway and worth visit.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10  (110) , Denmark | August 7, 2014
Nice pub. Ok selection of taps and bottles (Sco, UK, DK, US). Had hoped for a bigger selection of BrewDog beers. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Ok prices, some of the BrewDog beers very overprices.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs  (314) Toronto, Ontario | July 20, 2014
2014-07-10. Feels very similar yet different from Glasgow and Aberdeen bars. I like the booths here more than the more open concepts of the others, but it keeps much of the same decor and feel to it. Bar staff are friendly and did a good job of explaining the different ltd BrewDog bottles to me but why not have it on a board? Surprisingly few BrewDog beers on tap today. I guess they were doing a Stone promotion? Atmosphere wise I think I like it the best of the three BrewDog pubs we visited but the beer selection was a bit limited today.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
JD_Walker  (10) Minnesota | June 18, 2014
Visited this bar twice during a recent stay in Edinburgh, both times on weekday afternoons when it wasn’t very crowded. I’m not terribly familiar with BrewDog beers, but the ones I had were quite enjoyable, and much more assertive than most traditional Scottish beers. (I tried an RIS and a single-hop IPA.) The place has a slightly corporate feel to it and the staff were friendly enough but didn’t seem to know much about beer. They could guide customers to beers of a particular sort and say something minimal about them, but when I asked questions, they had no idea how to answer -- for example, I asked where the single hop (Comet) comes from. Also, on my second visit, they were disappointingly out of almost all of their own beers. The staff said they were getting a shipment the following day! Overall a moderate quality experience.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
humlelala  (55) , Denmark | June 10, 2014
I visited this place twice during a weekend city break to Edinburgh. First visit was during the middle of the afternoon and the second wisit was in the evening on the following day. There’s a limited number of diner-style enclosures as well as an outdoor ’biergarten’ with some tables, which is really only for the smokers as it lacks any kind of charm. If you don’t manage to get one of the 10 tables or so you’ll have to sit at the bar or stand. When we arrived in the afternoon we managed to get a table immediately and in the evening we had to wait around 15 minutes or so. We tried several of their house beers from tap and also had two pizzas for dinner once. I found the selection to be "standard brewdog++", which is good enough but nothing amazing. The prices were slightly high it being Edinburgh and all. The food was decent even if it took a while to have it delivered and the selection could probably have been bigger. I found the service to be good with attentive staff that was easy to reach and was also accomodating of special requests foodwise. I would probably go again when in Edinburgh if I were in the area.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
DroolYeast  (3) Aalborg, Denmark | June 2, 2014
Okay selection of food, not a place to eat your dinner though. But the chips was amazing! Good service, nice bartenders, talkative, friendly.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
migajos  (79) Warsaw, Poland | May 20, 2014
I really like BrewDog bars. This one is no exception. Nicely located in Old Town. Always great own beers and guest beers. Have some events like beer-food pairings etc. Will be back.

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