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Whistle Binkies

7 Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, Scotland
+44 131 557 5114
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Great Drinks & Music @ Whistle Binkies

Was traveling to Edinburgh for just a city break alone and ventured into Whistle Binkies one... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Katie M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Fun pub

Fun pub with amateur music, great atmosphere. Kind of a college student vibe, it's just up the... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Landon A
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West Bountiful, Utah, United States
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Friendly pub featuring live music.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 3:00 AM
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7 Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, Scotland
Old Town
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+44 131 557 5114
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was traveling to Edinburgh for just a city break alone and ventured into Whistle Binkies one weekday night for a few drinks and some live music. The atmosphere was great (dimly light, not too many people), the service more than acceptable, and the music fantastic!...More

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Thank Katie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun pub with amateur music, great atmosphere. Kind of a college student vibe, it's just up the street from a popular dance club.

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Thank Landon A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub for watching live music. Selection of beers and spirits is excellent and staff are friendly and helpful. However last time I was there the loos were disgusting.

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Thank Dougie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great place for a few beers and good music, been there 3 times and always have fun. Not the most comfortable, but good music is a plus.

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Thank Michel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to see live music for free in the heart of Edinburgh. (£4 after midnight at weekends) and very friendly bar staff. One of my favourite bars.

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Thank Alan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this venue for it's relaxed and friendly staff, excellent music offerings and general ambience.

Thank mat20107
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say........ Just go......... Best FREE live music, good beers and excellent atmosphere. Whether you are new to Edinburgh or a local you won't be disappointed. Great location just off the Royal Mile next to the Radison Blu and in easy walking distance...More

Thank DavidStuart456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any night of the week you will find live music here. Check their website for music genres and you will not be disappointed. It's a bit dark, but it's a music pub.

Thank THEJetSetGirl
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited this bar on Saturday night after a lovely meal in Edinburgh. The bands were very good and this was probably the best bit about the bar! The staff were a bit sour-faced, took ages to get served (other people turned up after us...More

Thank MrsD7777
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Found this place on our first night, it wasn't hard. Wha ban absolute cracker of a place. Went in every night. Different bands on every night. A great house PA with a competent sound man to fly it. A fine selection of beers all at...More

Thank Gary W
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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thhngrytrvlr
15 October 2016|
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Response from Anita M | Reviewed this property |
No. over 18's only
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Laura030872
9 December 2015|
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Response from paulcumbria |
I will try to find out as we are visiting next weekend.
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