Standing Order (JDW) | Edinburgh,
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Standing Order (JDW)
Good based on 15 ratings
Type: Bar

62-66 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2LR [ print map ]
0131 225 4460

Hours: Mon - Sun: 8am to 12am

Mayor: AshtonMcCobb (21) | Taps: 18 |

Standing Order (JDW)

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Beer Available At Standing Order (JDW) (arranged by most recent)
Harviestoun Old Manor 44, Adnams Extra 49, Hook Norton Easy Weasel 46, Wychwood / Nøgne Ø Nordic Noir 75, Mordue Admiral 52, Truman’s Ben Truman 1883 Export Pale Ale 29, Evan Evans Cennen 44, J.W. Lees Drayman’s Reward 44, Shepherd Neame / Fork & Brewer Low Blow 72, Brewster’s Et Citra Et Citra 81, Greene King New Horizons IPA 55, Marstons Green Hop Pale Ale 33, Everards / Two Birds Sunset Ale 81, Tring Moloko 74, Butcombe Chinook APA 47, Conwy Alt Bier 50, Hook Norton / Fat Head’s Yakima Sun 67, Maxim John Bull Stout 77, Woodfordes Tap & Go 51, Marstons / Zululand Zulu Blonde 25
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15 reviews for Standing Order (JDW)
 Ambiance  57%
 Service  51%
 Selection  64%
 Food  56%
 Value  79%
 Overall  66%
 Rating  67%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert  (315) Oslo, Norway | December 29, 2010
The usual spoons menu, fast adn cheap. A decent range of ales, seasonals whan I was in. Mixed bunch of customers, not as dominated by smelly old men as some other pubs in the chain. The side rooms are pleasant and quiet. Family friendly.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh  (618) Tampere, Finland | March 3, 2012
Big hall with lots of smaller rooms. Slightly more expensive than regular JDW. 8 casks. Food was good.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus  (103) California | February 24, 2011
wide selection of real ales great prices on pints and food. Food is merely pub food, nothing special. Pub is absolutely mobbed on a weekend.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
jfb  (137) Freising, Germany | May 30, 2013
Typical Spoons in an absolutely huge old bank building. This plus it being packed to the brim on a Saturday evening and the staff walking around in Rocky Horror-themed apparel raised a bit of an eyebrow upon entrance. 15 casks, very cheap.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
Rune  (502) Tromsø, Norway | December 16, 2010
Last time I paid a visit to this spacious Wetherspoon pub in the central part of Edinburgh, I got nine new ratings from 16 operating hand pumps serving cask ales. Must be one of the greatest JDWs in the UK. Pleasant atmosphere, and at this time of the year, enjoying Christmas decoration. Be aware of the recently open Wetherspoon in the same street (128 George St.), called The Alexander Graham Bell, which also offers a good selection of cask ales (visited 29th and 30th November 2010).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
danlo  (61) Darlington , England | November 6, 2013
Large Weatherspoons in central Edinburgh, with an entrance just off Rose Street. Impressively large room with high ceilings. Lots of tables, chairs and TV screens. Usual JDW range of beers, cheap prices & food and regular beer festivals.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch  (347) Glasgow, Scotland | May 29, 2012
Large JDW backing on to Rose Street quite close to The Sir Alexander Graham Bell. Large selection of reasonably interesting beers. Very busy but there are very few staff so the service is very poor.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn  (214) Zaandam, Netherlands | November 4, 2010
Visited during Edinburgh pubcrawl with Craig, Fin, Loz, Jan & Charlotte and Arjan. Enormous pub, very spacious hall with some more smaller hallways, crowded but cozy, at night lights are dimly lit, very atmosperic. Lots of taps here (> 30 I think), most if not all in good form. Very cheap in both food and beer (1,80 for a pint of guest ale, and during the real ale festival three 1/3rds for the price of a pint), service can be a bit slow when crowded.
Beershine  (850) The Sunshine State, Florida | September 26, 2010
Nice interior, very grand and giant ceilings. The Weatherspoons corporate family feedbag ambiance competes with the lovely historic bank building it occupies. But the beers were in good condition and had some nice ones on tap at famously low Weatherspoons prices...
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer  (1596) Hebden Bridge, England | April 9, 2014
The main entrance to this large Wetherspoon in a grand hall room is from George Street, but there’s an entrance accessed from the pedestrian Rose Street where there’s many a bar to be found. The bar occupies one length of the fine main hall which is split level to allow some tables to be placed in here. The main area in front of the bar gets really busy on some evenings and it does get full of groups standing just across from service area. There’s plenty of seating to be found in the smaller room areas out of the main hall. They were showing English Championship football on the big screen the last time I was in here.

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