Scotland > Edinburgh
JohnRMurdoch (301) Glasgow, Scotland | July 28, 2012
50 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 13/20
Narrow pokey traditional Belhaven Bar on the Royal Mile. 4 Belhaven Ales on tap. Satisfactory service. Nothing special but they have their own World’s End Beer so it is worth paying a visit if you are passing by.
Lowenbrau (175) Asturias, Oviedo, Spain | April 20, 2012
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Nice pub. Great ambience.Some real ales. Some bottles.
Oakes (649) Vancouver, British Columbia | November 18, 2010
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Tourist pub with nothing to offer the serious real ale drinker. The food is subject to good reputation, but was nothing special on our visit. The Dark Island was in great shape and it was a nice place in terms of decor. But way too touristy.
swoopjones (308) Buffalo, New York | October 12, 2009
56 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Good food, four casks, nice atmosphere. Right on the Royal Mile, First time I had haggis to boot
TimE (250) Tokyo, Japan | October 5, 2009
58 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 4/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Below comment, plus one. Haggis was really fine.
cgarvieuk (150) Edinburgh , Scotland | September 25, 2009
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
A great place to eat. Beer selection is poor in that its a static 4 taps, and not particularly interesting ones. But the Quality of the Dark Island i had was Astounding. Good on a crawl if you need food. but can be busy and tricky to get a table.
Jonte (39) Gothenburg, Sweden | March 13, 2008
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Nice place in The Old Town. About three or four cask ales in good condition. Good burgers and nice service. I had The Orkney Dark Island and Greenking IPA.
bhensonb (475) Woodland, California | February 5, 2007
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
A low ceilinged pub which exudes character. Dark wood everywhere, including the ceiling rafters, and the walls are either dark-wood panelled or the original stone of the building. We still talk about it.
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