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Greyfriars Bobby's Bar

34 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, Scotland
+44 131 225 8328
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Excellent

We decided to pop in after visiting Bobby's Grave in the nearby Kirk. It was very pleasant and the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John J
yummy

Nothing like good traditional food in a wonderful atmosphere! Highly recommend this for families... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
julyvaca33804
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South Windsor
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“busy pub” (4 reviews)
“venison pie” (3 reviews)
“great pub” (3 reviews)
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LOCATION
34 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, Scotland
Old Town
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+44 131 225 8328
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to pop in after visiting Bobby's Grave in the nearby Kirk. It was very pleasant and the food was very good along with the Friendly Hostess.

Thank John J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing like good traditional food in a wonderful atmosphere! Highly recommend this for families with teens!

Thank julyvaca33804
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon a pub that was outside the statue of Greyfriars Bobby. The food was wonderful, and very filling, and so was the pints of beer! Our only complaint was the squeaky bathroom door that needed a bit of oil!

Thank jpugh46143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good location in the City Centre, this is a small, very busy pub, that has very good food. They are probably busier than they would like to be, hence the poor reviews. We ordered their specialty, homemade meat pies. It was very good, wonderful...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 20 May 2017

My family and a friend's family (4 adults, 4 children) came here for an evening meal and were told we would have to sit at 2 separate tables (even though there were many larger unused tables available). One of the tables was right outside the...More

2  Thank Rich N
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This lovely little pub sits right next to Greyfriars Cemetery and the famous statue of the Wee doggy! We stopped in for lunch and the food was excellent. I had the traditional fish & Chips and My husband had their house burger, It was a...More

Thank smsdes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Stumbled across this pub when we noticed groups of people having their photo's taken with the monument to 'Bobby' outside it. Call in have a venison pie & a pint, then have a photo rubbing Bobby's nose for luck

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with friends for a quick bite to eat and it seems we got there at just the right time as not long after we sat down it was packed! The food was perfect.

Thank Nicola19899
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

When we got to Scotland I refused to try haggis. Needless to say I was surprised at how good it was! Thank you Greyfriars for a great first experience in Scotland!

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stumbled across the pub on the night of Scotland v Wales rugby international a few weeks ago. We were glad we did, only popped in for one and ended up staying all night. The entertainment was superb. A guy on his own with a selection...More

Thank chewy110
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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