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Cameo Bar

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Bar, British, Pub
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23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
+44 131 554 9999
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11:00 - 13:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 13:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We have been quite often before but not for a few months,Really enjoyed the atmosphere and food.An excellent place to watch sports with a massive scrood.een and a choice of 3 or 4 televisions to choose from.Good value for money and menu very g

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Thank Charles P
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We booked the table on Monday 1st march for Saturday 4th. When we arrived there were two females sitting at the table we had booked. The "manager" told us he couldn't ask hem to move seats so we were left with no table. I asked for an email address he went to look for one &I came back & said... More 

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Thank Lorraine P
stuartorr87, Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this review

Hi Lorraine. My name is Stuart and I am the Manager of the Cameo. I am really sorry about what happened on Saturday. It was not me you spoke too but I have asked the staff involved what happened and I am sorry that we could not get you the table you wanted. I am sorry that it has put... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Dined here for the 1st time. Interesting. Clean and the food was fresh and good value for money. It was good to catch yp with my 4 sisters and my mum. I would reccommend this bar to anyone. Sports on screens and music. Definitely eorth a look

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Thank JackieT1959
stuartorr87, Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jackie. Thank you for your review. We hope that you will come back and visit us soon. More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Out with my Hubby and Bestie for a couple of drinks in Leith. Popped in to the Cameo for a Pint. Husband fair taken with the menu, so we had our tea! Menu is not huge, but suited us. I would say that if someone didn't like anything on the menu, I would challenge that! I had a Burger thingy,... More 

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Thank Fiona J
stuartorr87, Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this review

Hi Fiona. Thank you for your review and feedback. Hopefully we will see you and your Hubby soon. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I went with a group of friends, 12 in all. We had booked the back section, where we could play our own music! Although the Cameo was really busy, the meal was top class as were the staff, so attentive. This was the second time I have been on a group night out there--- I can not wait for the... More 

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Thank Maggie D
stuartorr87, Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this review

Hi Maggie. Thank you for your fav review. Booking out the back section of the pub is becoming very popular and we are delighted that you have always enjoyed yourself. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We are regular customers to the Cameo bar. The staff are extremely friendly and always remember our drinks order and the prices are really reasonable. The decor and ambiance make it a great place to settle for a few drinks of an evening. I recently booked the back section of the pub for my 40th birthday party. The venue was... More 

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Thank Angela N
stuartorr87, Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this review

Hi Angela. Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your night and had a fab Birthday. It was a pleasure to have you and your friends. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Cameo is good if you want a few beers (good value prices) and to watch the football etc.. It's also ok 'pub grub', however, I would go somewhere else for food when I am next in the area. We had steak meals which were sub standard. The cuts of meat were not great and the sides big great either.... More 

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Thank Sunburst1111
Edinburgh Scotland
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Decided to have a change from our normal Hogmany get together venue and you always worry have you made the right choice. We need not have worried about the Cameo Bar. From start to finish everything was fantastic. The ambiance, the food, the service, and the staff went above and beyond to make your evening truly great. A special mention... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

They never seem to have much food left - we had three vegan chilli and that saw it wiped off the menu - but whatever they do have tends to be very nice. There's a great range of bottles and always a couple on tap, with me having something infused with parma violets!!! Better than it sounds. It's a good... More 

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Thank HHH666Y
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We popped in for a quick hot chocolate after a dog walk. Delighted to find a warm welcome and free dog biscuits. Kids enjoyed the hot chocolates . We had two hot chocolates, a coke and a brownie £10. A little steep for toll cross but the price I would expect from a cinema. Over all good place for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 13:00
Monday
11:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 13:00
Thursday
11:00 - 13:00
Friday
11:00 - 13:00
Saturday
11:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 9999
Description
Cameo is a large bar situated at the Shore in Leith. We have 5 flat screen TVs' and one Big Screen for all your sport viewing needs. Relax in one of our quirky refurbished cinema style seats with a pint, and possibly a wee game of battleships. We look forward to seeing you.

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