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The Auld Hoose

23-25 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
+44 131 668 2934
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (87 reviews)
“onion rings” (18 reviews)
“chilli” (12 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
23-25 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice pub with a relaxed atmosphere for a drink with friends. The nachos and the burgers are really good as well.

1  Thank Remmy F
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Remmy, Thank you so much for the great review, very much appreciated! Come back and see us lots! Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice, tasty, cheap, overall good value. Staff were kind, food arrived quickly, atmosphere was good. Definitely recommend.

1  Thank Peter R
Jonathan W, Owner at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for the great review! It's very much appreciated. Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has such huge servings of nachos to eat, while catching with with friends. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed.

Thank Pamela A
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Pamela, Thank you so much for your great review, much appreciated! Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great pub, lovely and relaxed atmosphere, friendly bar staff, reasonable prices and fab vegan options. If I could live here I would! They even do vegan hot chocolate. We opted for the vegan nachos, as per all the other reviews the portion sizes...More

Thank Leanne J
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leanne, Thank you so much for your awesome review, it's very much appreciated! Look forward to seeing you lots in the future. Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 1 week ago

Its all about the Nachos! They do have a great beer selection. Popcorn chicken was quite dry but overall it was a nice place to have a drink and a snack.

Thank Tobias Nicolas T
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tobias, Thanks for the great review, very much appreciated! Pop back and see us when you're next in Edinburgh. Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this bar, I’ve visited this bar frequently and the food is always awesome. Just look at the portion size of those Nachos!!!!!!

Thank Julie M
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julie, Thanks for the great review, very much appreciated! Look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here to try out the nachos as we heard they are "the best in Edinburgh"! Sadly, we didn't have the best experience. We asked the barman about the nachos (who was barley clothed, wearing a thin vest with his long armpit hair clearly on...More

3  Thank lr011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So. Last minute night out with 2 dogs & someone with coeliac disease. Sorted! Really lovely relaxed place. Simple short menu - nachos/ burgers/ chilli. Loads of beer & cider. Water bowl & treats for dogs. Great food. Fab place.

Thank SallyAnn R
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sally, Thank you so much for your fantastic review - very much appreciated! Delighted that you enjoyed your food, and the gluten free nachos were a big hit. Come back and see us next time you're in Edinburgh. Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Small bar with nice atmosphere with good selection of on tap and bottled beers. Food menu has some new slants on old ideas. The Nachos, onion rings, burgers all very tasty with good portions and lots of ideas for sides. Very popular so if you...More

Thank Tom C
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Hi Tom, Thank you so much for your great review, very much appreciated. Come back and see us lots! Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went for the vegan nachos and they were outrageous. The flavours were spot on, the portions are enormous and the vegan substitute ingredients were great. The staff were friendly and the pub would be a cosy place for a beer even if you didn't...More

Thank Mark O
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Hi Mark, Thank you so much for your great review, very much appreciated! Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Jonathan

Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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Nanette M
18 September 2017|
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Response from Jonathan W | Property representative |
No under 18's at any time I'm afraid.
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Hancik
27 February 2017|
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Yes they are! :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23-25 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 668 2934
  • E-mail
Description
The Home Of Edinburgh's Largest Nachos! We serve quality pub food in nice big portions. Favourites include our famous nachos, burgers, hot dogs and burritos. Lots of our dishes are vegetarian and many are vegan. We are very passionate about beer. We serve Brewdog's Punk IPA and Brooklyn Lager permanently, and our guest ale comes from craft breweries such as Alechemy, Dark Star, Five Points, Fyne Ale, Magic Rock, Moor, Summer Wine and Tiny Rebel. Our jukebox is legendary in Edinburgh for having the best selection of metal, punk and goth music. Bands such as Alice In Chains, Black Flag, Danzig, Deftones, Kyuss, Mastodon, Nick Cave, Nitzer Ebb, Rage Against The Machine and Tiger Army make up the soundtrack to a stay in The Auld Hoose. Children are not permitted on the premises at any time, and we don't take reservations. Oh yeah, students get a 10% discount on all food purchases!
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