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Gastropub
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“Part of Michelin Star Tom Kitchin empire this is a family friendly restaurant (even dogs allowed!) I like the Sunday lunch but great bar food too.”
195 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is my number 1 tip when visiting Edinburgh! It has beautiful architecture, lovely food and a great atmosphere for a drink, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea.”
142 locals recommend
Café
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“Quirky pub serving really good quality home made pub grub and cocktails in teapots. Cosy atmosphere and board games, they also have a good separate vegan menu!”
152 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“A hidden speakeasy style underground bar, this awesome place looks like a barber shop from the outside but is a very quirky and cool bar once you get passed the bookcase door. Great cocktails and music. ”
146 locals recommend
Cinema
“Screen 1 is wonderful. Loads of leg room and comfortable. Other screens much less comfortable. It's the local "independent" cinema.”
185 locals recommend
Pub
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“If you don’t feel like going very far and having a quiet few drinks, or a bite to eat, head round the corner to this shabby chic bar. It has a laid back atmosphere and serves Swedish inspired food! Then you can wander home and roll into bed...”
133 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Good for Cocktails and holds an eclectic collection of Scottish and world whisky . Really nice atmosphere. ”
101 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Nearby cocktail bar that often serves their cocktails in cute wee tea cups :)”
127 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best pizzeria with kids. Friendly authentic Italian staff and they can choose an ice cream for pudding. Online deliveries too”
132 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“One of our favourite places for a cooked breakfast within walking distance! Booking a table is recommended. ”
106 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“A must visit for Harry Potter Fans, JK Rowling came here to write some of her books ”
114 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Craft Beer bar specialising in small breweries. Very good food served annoyingly in take out boxes for eating inside.”
86 locals recommend
Café
“Fantastic old bar. Worth going in just to look around and admire the artwork ”
114 locals recommend
Pub
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“A perfect example of a contemporary British pub; family-friendly, with sports on TV, and a good range of reasonably priced food. They also have an excellent range of whiskies to try, and a seating area right on the water round the back for sunny afternoons.”
108 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Go before 8:30 for free entry Try their home made ginger beer + spirit of choice!”
106 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Great cafe at Arthouse cinema. Good honest reasonable food. Full of locals”
128 locals recommend