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Hard Rock Cafe

#208 of 1,783 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
New Town
Grill, Bar, Central American
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20 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PF, Scotland
+44 131 260 3000
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12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Think if your with a group ,you are in the right place to enjoy yourself ,just a happy atmosphere , food quality burgers.

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scotland uk
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived here on Sunday afternoon and was greeted ( not) by a young girl. Told we would have too wait 40 min so we said no problem, was told too be back at where she was greeting by a certain time if not we would lose our table. She wrote it down, offered too give my name and it... More 

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Thank midge5
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely atmosphere great food. Very reasonable too. Large portion size. Best burger I've had in years. Would highly recommend. Staff great and very chatty too. Lovely and clean

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Thank Debbie W
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Debbie W, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. What a compliment to receive - best burger you've had in years! Thanks a lot for that. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and had a good time! Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there in December 5th on lunch time. Very fast service. Thanks to Andrew. All the team is lovely! A place to go!

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Thank Andréanne T
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Andréanne T, Thank you for taking the time to write about your visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. Thank you so much for the kind and encouraging words - always nice to hear! We hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

Portrush, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found the menu very limited. We dined on Saturday night about 4.30pm . We were seated next to a very noisy table who we think were having an office night out. Food was ok not sure we would rush back not a ,out of choice on the menu.

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Thank ShazFinlay
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear ShazFinlay, Thanks for taking the time to write a review about your visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. Sorry to hear that we didn't meet all your expectations. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

Southern Mexico, Mexico
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In our visit to Edinburgh last month (Nov 2016) on night we went to Hard Rock Cafe for dinner and it was really good. The food was good and we didn't have to wait long for it to come to the table. The menu has very good options. The service was good, our waitress was very friendly and always making... More 

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Thank JourneyEJ2014
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear JourneyEJ2014, Thank you taking the time to review your recent visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. It looks like you enjoyed your visit to Edinburgh and the Hard Rock. Thank you very much for your encouraging words! We hope to welcome you again on your next trip to Edinburgh. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an amazing meal Michael our waiter (aka Mr Beautiful) was brilliant, nothing was an effort, food was great as always. Would recommend a visit.

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Thank Kdyscooper
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Kdyscooper, Thank you for reviewing your experience at the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. We are glad to hear that you were well looked after and the staff and food made your visit a memorable one. We hope to welcome you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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774 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a good fall back for a really good burger and a couple of beers. It was really busy when we went on a Saturday lunchtime but the staff were dealing very well with the mix of guests (from hen parties to families) and the bar staff great to watch making endless cocktails.

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Thank NinaTom
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear NinaTom, Thank you for leaving a review about your recent visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. It is always nice to get such great feedback from a regular guest. It will be great motivation for the whole team. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here in December, now before I begin I took aspects into consideration like Christmas time etc. I've never been to a hard rock cafe before so thought I'd give it a go to say I've done it. We arrived and we're told 2 hours for a table however to be put on the waiting list one of our group... More 

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Thank Michael C
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Michael C, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. Thank you all your comments which we will review internally. We are sorry to hear that we didn't meet all your expectations on this visit. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent nice time with family of 4 generations and it was enjoyed by all. Didn't eat, only had cocktails. Good selection of cocktails and tasted great. Super friendly staff. Will return, and try food as what we saw looked superb.

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Thank panners from Scotland
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear panners from Scotland, Thanks a lot for taking the time to review your visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. Great to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves and got to spend some time together as a family. We are looking forward to seeing you again to try the food. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Grill, Bar, Central American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 260 3000
Description
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh is located just a short distance from the world famous Edinburgh Castle. Other popular destinations nearby include National Museum of Scotland, Holyrood Park, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. We invite you to drink, dine, and enjoy yourself in a contemporary, laid back atmosphere. Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh offers guests a delectable menu featuring house made entrees prepared with a touch of local flavors. Other enticing menu options include our Legendary Burger, fresh salads, and hand crafted cocktails. Whether you are looking for a delicious meal or just want to grab a drink with friends, we've got you covered.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in New Town

Neighbourhood Profile
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 squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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