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Bramble Bar & Lounge

) #258 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$
16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
+44 131 226 6343
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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$$ - $$$
16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was pretty cool, with different little alcoves. Somewhere I could imagine being a great place later in the evening. Unfortunately we were there about 4.30pm, so a bit quiet. Cocktails were very nice and friendly staff

Thank OllyM528
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This speakeasy type of bar is little confusing to locate but if you are inside , I bet you will love the cocktails they make. Seeing three bar men working like machines makes you more tempted to try out something different Claudio is another genius...More

Thank arunsf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant small bar/lounge (once you find the stairs down to it). Fantastic service by the staff, chilled atmosphere, lovely interior and for the quality of cocktails are fantastic! Be warned though, Edinburgh prices apply.

Thank Duncan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cocktail bar is hidden away in the basement without much signage; we walked past it a couple of times before asking where it is - a problem we saw a few other have but it is worth the effort. This is without doubt the...More

Thank AnotherGeordie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had heard one or two friends say the service could be slow at lunchtime though no such issues. Speedy, very friendly service from an American waitress. Chef came out too to ask if everything was OK. The Vietnamese food was delicious

Thank Harris K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basement bar that is a total gem. The bartenders were awesome and friendly, and everyone in there seemed to be having a great time without being loud. Had two really great cocktails, one strong and one fruity. Highly recommend this bar for afternoon drinks.

Thank CoRo1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little gem in Edinburgh, slightly hidden but definitely worth a trip. Had one of the best cocktails in a long time, worth the £7!

Thank Tanika F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So it's not the easiest place to find (maybe they like it that way but I think a better sign would help) but when we did get there I was in awe. The only way I could describe it to my friends was like a...More

Thank BryonyQ
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Literally one of the best bars to go in Edinburgh if you're after a cocktail and some awesome tunes. The staff are always so accommodating and the drinks are brilliant. A must if you live in Edinburgh or are just visiting.

Thank Tara C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Great staff and service. Superb drinks. Wonderful atmosphere. Right up my alley. Can't wait to go back.

Thank SuHDurham
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Is it open on a Sunday?
8 November 2016|
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Response from Akaasha | Reviewed this property |
It was the last time I went a few months back. But best check the website to be sure it hasn't changed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 6343
  • E-mail
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