Rather small two room pub in a peaceful street quite close to the bustling Princes Street. Had a very local feel to it where everybody knew each others name. Beer selection is decent, four casks on. If nearby worth stopping by for a pint.
25th Oct 2014. Very small front bar room with a larger, but just as basic side room up a couple of steps to your right as you squeeze past the end of the bar. Cask ales in good condition, four to choose from: friendly bar lady and a mixed bag of customers, all fine and friendly also. Big Rugby pub, or so my local guide told us.
Great characterful boozer of Inspector Rebus fame. It is a 2-room job with a tiny bar area at the front and a larger lounge at the back. They offer a small selection of cask ales from Caledonian, Atlas and some Scottish micros. Barkeep was friendly and the beer was in good condition. Nice mix of locals and tourists alike. I really like the atmosphere. Worth a visit for sure.
PPup (2) Port Macquarie, Australia | July 11, 2014
Went there as a Rebus / Ian Rankin fan but found licensee extremely hospitable, there were 8 taps including 4 HP beer engines with local craft beers. Was allowed to pull my own pint from beer engine - had a great chat and a most enjoyable time.
In the narrow terraces just a block away from the elegant George Street, the Oxford bar is just a few doors along from the Cambridge Bar on a road that feels like a back-street let alone a place that is just a few minutes walk away from the commercial centre of the city on Princes Street. Itís a very small venue with a couple of rooms, the first being the cramped bar on your left as you walk in that includes a decent rotating selection for a place of this size - although when itís busy it does back people in. Simple but comfortable.
Small 2 roomed pub, classical Edinburgh type bar with 2 smallish rooms but ornately fitted out. Small range of beers but mostly Scottish microís, which makes it worth visiting. Spent a very relaxed ouple of hours in there.
As featured in the Scootish detective programme Rebus. Very small traditional Scottish bar with extremely friendly atmosphere & service. 4 real ale taps, 3 in use. not the best place for beer geeks but still a good place to visit.