Scotland > Edinburgh
AshtonMcCobb (124) Edinburgh, Scotland | January 11, 2014
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 11/20
Beautiful bar with polite service.In terms of beer, it doesnít stand up to its impressive neighbour the Guildford Arms. However, Iím not sure if this is because they donít really have their finger on the pulse of whatís good in beer right now or whether they donít have quite cellar-mastering experience. Itís good to pick up the odd beer you wonít have had before.
danlo (37) Darlington , England | November 6, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 12/20
Bar located just off Princes Street in central Edinburgh. Interesting interior with lots of mosaics on the wall and traditional central bar. Some Scottish real ales but a fairly limited selection compared to others.
JorgeLee (109) , England | September 15, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
I was quite surprised how lowly reviewed this pub is. First, the interior of this pub is truly splendid, well worth a visit. Location is very convenient for the new town and train station. On my visit they had 7 cask ales, all Scottish. While I wouldnít say the selection is awesome from a pure beer nerd point of view (a bit samey, no real standouts), it is more than adequate and unless youíre Scottish youíll probably get a tick or two if thatís what you need. But come here for a pleasant pint in a lovely old pub.
Imaena (36) Atlanta, Georgia | February 23, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Outstanding Victorian pub with ceramic tile art on the walls. Pretty generic beer list and decent food. Must be seen though.
Tim Webb (187) Cambridge, England | August 5, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
One of the most beautiful grand design Victorian pubs in Britain. If your budget is not a big issue eat in the Oyster bar just to say you have done it. Could and should be a lot more adventurous with its bottled beers.
imdownthepub (380) Banbury, England | April 23, 2012
58 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
Decorative pub in the city centre with beautiful fixtures, tiling and windows. The beer range was pretty staid on our visit, which seems to be quite normal by the looks, but well served. More about the pub than the beer here, certainly worth a visit.
rosenbergh (412) Helsinki, Finland | March 3, 2012
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Extremely busy on Thursday night 6pm. 8 casks. Even interesting ones. OK service. OK prices. Nice interior.
brownyonder (22) Edinburgh, Scotland | November 10, 2011
66 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
When Iíve got colleagues up from down south I always take them here for the fabulous traditional decor before heading off somewhere with a little more choice. Beers are always well kept but tend to be familiar.
downender (284) Bristol, England | July 24, 2011
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Visited on 7/6/2011. Attractive mirrored bar with stained glass and ceramic feature. Four real ales were on offer and service efficient. Beer quality was fine.
JohnRMurdoch (267) Glasgow, Scotland | January 9, 2011| Updated April 3, 2011
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 18/20
Traditional bar next door to the Guildford Arms. Beautiful decor, excellent service. Bank of 4 hand pumps on either side of the bar serving well cared for well known Scottish Real Ales. Worth a visit but not up to the standard of its neighbour.
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