Cornelius | Edinburgh,
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Good based on 29 ratings
Type: Beer Store

18-20 Easter Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH7 5RG [ print map ]
0131 652 2405 | twitter

Hours: 12-9pm M-S (i think)

Mayor: jamestulloch (91) | Taps: 0 | Bottles: 200


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Beer Available At Cornelius (arranged by most recent)
Mad Hatter A Night Out 76, Struise Black Albert 100, Siren / Crooked Stave All Bretts Are Off 54, BrauKunstKeller Mandarina IPA 87, Mad Hatter Who Loves The Sun , Cloudwater Lager Summer Range 84, Tempest Brew Co Porter Leith , Siren / Magic Rock Mrs. Brown 97, Roosters High Tea IPA 82, Hammerton N1 78, The Kernel India Pale Ale Centennial Mosaic 99, Mad Hatter Penny Lane Pale (3.9%) 79, Brouwerij Kees Pale Ale Citra 93, Mikkeller Beer Weak Brunch Weasel 95, Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast 100, Drygate Rin Stout , Mikkeller Single Hop Sorachi Ace IPA 89, Mikkeller Single Hop Stella 84, Brooklyn Hand & Seal 99, The Kernel Pale Ale Mandarina Bavaria 87
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29 reviews for Cornelius
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  77%
 Selection  74%
 Food  10%
 Value  73%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  84%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Stuu666  (25) Edinburgh, Scotland | February 13, 2015
One of the places to which my monthís pay seems to regularly disappear... excellent selection, constantly adding new lines. James is always helpful. Can often find some hidden gems.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch  (332) Glasgow, Scotland | September 21, 2011| Updated March 23, 2013
Off Licence in the east end of Edinburgh. Great selection of interesting beers & knowledgeable helpful service. What more could you want? - Better website and mail order would be ideal.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
AshtonMcCobb  (148) Edinburgh, Scotland | January 18, 2013
The best beer shop in the East side of Edinburgh and the pioneer of craft beer in shops in Edinburgh. Basically, 4 or 5 years ago, there was only this shop, now there are many others. Respect due!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Benio  (13) , | January 16, 2012
great selection of beers
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
BenH  (21) Edinburgh, Scotland | September 21, 2011
Stocks a good range of decent beers. Base stock doesnít change very much. Ocassionaly get small batches of high end low availability beers. Staff are helpful and knowledgable.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Blairgus  (101) California | May 25, 2011
Primarily a wine shop. Has a decent selection of Scottish, American and German beers. a few mainstream belgian beers. there is significant turnover so each visit means beers that werenít previously available.
Rastacouere  (664) Montreal, Quebec | September 2, 2007
An excellent small bottle store with my favourite selection in Scotland (not that Iíve been in so many stores) meaning that they seem to get more rarities than peckhamís: brewdog imperial stouts, orkney dark island reserve, traquair 900 and cerveceria mexicana porter. Solid selection of scottish ales and very friendly, helpful, knowledgeable staff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
MalcolmTucker  (46) , Scotland | November 24, 2011
Cornelius has a good selection of beers from the UK and abroad. The staff are always friendly and helpful.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich  (14) Edinburgh, Scotland | May 20, 2011
While the West of the city has the newer Appellation Wines, over East James has been running Cornelius for many years. Enthusiastic and able to provide great advice where needed, the beer range is pretty impressive. Scottish and German beers are the most abundant, some decent American beers as well. They have a great rolling stocklist at Cornelius, new things are always arriving. Come Christmas itís the best place in town for the European and US seasonals (Iíve bought a six-pack of Anchor Special Ale from James every year since 2006). The only downside is itís a bit of a trek from the city centre. But usually a worthwhile oneÖ
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
HopRedHead  (36) Perth, Australia | July 9, 2013
Dropped in during my short stay in Edinburgh. Solid little range, however chap behind the counter was super friendly. Found an 'I hardcore you' tucked away in the corner, and despite being aware of how old it is, enquired about the price. 3 quid for a drop that costs around $25 back in Aus, ecstatic. I was also directed towards other craft beer venues, definitely recommend this place.

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