Halfway House | Edinburgh,
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Halfway House
Good based on 40 ratings
Type: Bar

24 Fleshmarket Close
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1BX [ print map ]
0131 225 7101

halfwayhouse-edinburgh.com

Hours: 11:00 - 00:00 Mo-Sat 12:30(;?); - 00:00 Sun (;?);


Mayor: JanEric (1) | Taps: 4 casks | Bottles: Some


Halfway House

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Loch Ness Caith Ness 46, Houston Jock Frost 43
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40 reviews for Halfway House
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  68%
 Selection  56%
 Food  70%
 Value  72%
 Overall  70%
 Rating  73%
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54
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub  (658) Banbury, England | April 22, 2012
Atmospheric city centre pub halfway up a huge flight of steps and between old and new towns. Not really a beer paradise hence the lower mark and it took forever to get served, must disguise the English accent somehow, but friendly banter and customers and a good place to be.
54
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
worldbeertaste  (131) , England | April 7, 2012
Little pub under a pub in an ally. Cute with nice ale and pleasent staff. A great place to relax.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
downender  (334) Bristol, England | June 18, 2011
Visited 7/6/2011. Tiny pub which offers four decent real ales (from Strathhaven, Houston, Broughton and Stewart on this occasion). Service and atmosphere were pleasant and the Haggis, neeps and tatties was enjoyable too. Worth a visit.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
JohnRMurdoch  (332) Glasgow, Scotland | October 4, 2010| Updated March 20, 2012
Very small cosy traditional Scottish bar close to Waverley Railway Station. 4 well cared for real ales on tap. Good service from friendly bar maids. A great place to go before you catch your train.
60
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine  (822) The Sunshine State, Florida | September 24, 2010
Adorable place, in a stellar location that makes its name truly relevant. Itís a halfway point between the old town and new town. Impossible not to stop here, really. More compelling to visit than it is to stay, if that makes sense. Not the best selection or anything. Just a cute place to drop in for a pint. Oh, and they tend not to over-sparkle.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
andygood  (24) , Italy | June 17, 2010| Updated July 9, 2010
The Camra Pub Guide awarded this place ..I was surprised about that....even if it is quite charming for its historical location, selection of beers is just on average ... but it smells bad and looks dirty. Good for drinking a couple of pints and then say bye bye
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
NoiZe  (77) Amersfoort, Netherlands | April 22, 2010
Nice place halfway the stairs. Small, so it was crowded. A lot of real ales.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
mullet  (224) Melbourne, Australia | April 4, 2010
Unbeatable location and building for a pub, though the interior is frankly kinda ugly. A few interesting locals drinking lager, didnít strike me as a massive real ale place. I had a couple of Cairngorm beers which were well kept, but had to make sure they werenít the same beer. They sure seemed like it. Fairly basic food, but not bad. Friendly service. I dunno, I guess I expect tiny places tucked down back alleys to be trendy bars. This place was alright, but just seemed pretty much just like an outer suburban pub.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
skortila  (198) Baarn, Netherlands | March 23, 2010
Nice place in the centre of Edinburgh. relative small, with some nice real ales.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
caesar  (331) Bunnik/Utrecht, Netherlands | March 16, 2010
Small bar located at some dodgy stairs in the centre of Edinburgh. Cosy interior, small seats. Couple of real ales available. Fun place to visit.

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