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The Canny Man Pub

Eh10 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1481
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Second visit here.

Came here with family for lunch. It was a return visit having so enjoyed the food and atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Interesting! Traditional and trendy Edinburgh

Went in for an early (12:45) lunch on a wet Monday, not knowing what to expect. The decor is... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Courtenay Y
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22 May 2017
“Interesting! Traditional and trendy Edinburgh ”
12 Feb 2017
“Smorgasbord Style - In Morningside!”
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Eh10 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1481
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Came here with family for lunch. It was a return visit having so enjoyed the food and atmosphere on our first visit. We were not disappointed. The Sunday roast lunch is amazing value and extremely tasty! The friendly service is first class and the surroundings...More

Thank tennisguy37
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went in for an early (12:45) lunch on a wet Monday, not knowing what to expect. The decor is rather weird and wonderful; the number of single malts on display is almost incredible; but the strangest thing was that their speciality is Smorgesbord: (don't know...More

Thank Courtenay Y
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Interesting surroundings though much gentrified from the days when this bar had character. Drinks ridiculously expensive. Snooty, unfriendly staff and surely the most sour faced landlady in Edinburgh. No greeting, no acknowledgement even as we were studiously ignored. On leaving noticed sign on inside of...More

1  Thank chocsEdinburgh
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Bookclub visited Edinburgh for the evening. Had a lovely home cooked meal, then went for a drink at The Canny Man Pub. Was very busy, Scotland having beaten Ireland in rugby. Atmosphere therefore jolly! Staff helpful and found the six of us a seat. We...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you want to try different whiskey then this is a good place to start. Prices can be a stumbling block as some drinks are quite expensive. The place lacks atmosphere and the staff are so dull and lack character. Not got much to say...More

Thank jimimk
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The Canny Man's What a great place to go out to, very interesting decor great staff and a great collection of interesting people. The management have this pub spot on whole welcoming place to go out I would highly recommend paying this pub a visit...More

Thank PaulDicksonPaul
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Also known by some as the Volunteer Arms, the beer and food are as good as the atmosphere. Ate there twice and drank several time during week 2 of the festival.

Thank Tomdicconharry
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Visiting from the US & taken here especially for lunch by a local friend. Unique atmosphere, friendly service & a great dining experience. From the shared oysters for a starter, to the amazing, open-faced sandwich selections, through to a Luca's ice cream sundae dessert, I...More

Thank MadelynJoyGreco
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I used to go here 35 years ago and popped in last night for supper around 8.30pm. Great welcome and service and now has a continental feel to the food and service. Table cloth added to table when we ordered food. Same old style and...More

Thank RMcI1999
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This place is unique and special! We've wanted to come for years. Came for a drink as a party of 6 - offered some complimentary bar snacks and well looked after. I'd love to come back and try the food :-)

Thank sarahah81
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