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143 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JS, Scotland
(0) 11358 724 924
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (50 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
“great beer” (25 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
143 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JS, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While they are crowded, there's a seat for everyone. The beer choices are eclectic, so there's something for everyone. The BrewDog in London has more food options and I preferred the beer selection there, but this place wasn't too bad - just wish they had...More

Thank akacicz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent craft beer spot for sure with an awesome varied selection. Although the atmosphere is more pub like, the guys knew their stuff about beers and were very willing to chat. Worthwhile.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a definite for craft beer lovers, BrewDog does great beer. However, as a place to drink craft beer it wasn't fantastic - only pizza to eat ! no chips, wings, ... so easier to just take away beers and eat elsewhere. The gin...More

Thank Geoff I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As with all BrewDog's they serve a range of brewdaog beers, adn the staff seem to be knowldegable adn enthusiastic about te product. This location is on the small side, so if you arrive later in the evening you may have to wait for a...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I am a massive Brewdog fan and frequent the Doghouse in Glasgow with great regularity. So being in Edinburgh for the Festival I decided to stop off in this venue for some nice beers and beefs. Sadly its not a patch on the Glasgow bars....More

Thank ross1277
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The selection of beer was great. The setting comfortable. Not too far off the High Street. The food was average. Men in group had a great couple of beers & thoroughly enjoyed discussing the options available with the bartenders. Then we went off in search...More

Thank Mary Jane E
Reviewed 3 August 2017

They brew their own here, and it is really good. This is a modern place and part of a chain that is very popular with a younger crowd. It is located in Cowgate; a neighborhood with a dark history (check out the ghost tour down...More

Thank cityorcountry
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I love BrewDog ales so always try to visit when I am in a City that has one. This one in Edinburgh was great and friendly. Came back two nights running.

Thank graham131
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I'm a shareholder of Brewdog so I love their ethos anyway but we were staying in Edinburgh for my daughter to visit a comic fair close by and my wife and I had the day to ourselves. So we decided to lunch here. The usual...More

Thank Miles S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We went here a couple of times on our trip to Edinburgh. It''s alternative, good music (in my opinion), good selection of beer and they do a vegan pizza! Reasonably priced and friendly staff. A very good pit stop on your travels!

Thank LouH777
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
00:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: (0) 11358 724 924
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