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The Canny Man's

$$ - $$$, British,
239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1484
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (11 reviews)
“crab” (4 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were visiting Edinburgh from East Yorkshire. Caught up with my friends nieces who live in Morning side. They thought we would love it. We did. So worth our short bus ride from the Royal Mile. Warm welcome and very cheerful staff. The whole place...More

Thank alison m
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An Edinburgh institution, it is a long time since I last ate here and went for a very nice chicken curry and not the range of open sandwiches which makes up most, but far from all, of the menu. Service was good and staff pleasant....More

Thank Ewan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch recently with some friends and have visited before as food had been fine, so decided on a return. Firstly the inside is a mix of small areas decorated with all sorts of items hanging on walls and from the ceiling. Depending on...More

1  Thank CalumDM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for sunday roast . Nice food, nice atmosphere and really attentive team what else ? go and try yourself :)

Thank Anissa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off: This place is so cool inside. Fascinating stuff on the ceilings, labyrinthine rooms, nice lighting. My wife and I both work in the travel industry: I'm a writer and she plans vacations so we do a lot of research while we visit a...More

1  Thank fulltimetravelercpl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in on the off chance and the bar was a few deep with drinkers so hard to get attention ,once noticed a seat was sourced in a very busy pub ,we were recommended the steak and were not dissapointed ,only came with sautéed potatoes...More

Thank jolesa
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Not been to the Cannyman in morningside for a few years I had forgotten what a super cosy place. Lunch was Very good as was the wine.

Thank Valerie A
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this pub / restaurant, steeped in history with lots of nooks & crannies and full of interesting visual memorabilia worth giving your time to look at. Quality of food was exceptional, good variety on the menu. A family run business with them all...More

Thank 584yvonnep
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Saturday lunch with mother and sister. Enjoyed an unmissable bloody mary at the bar then the ladies feasted on the "best steak pie meal" they've had. I had the melon and serano ham followed by the smoked haddock stuffed tomato, then we shared a couple...More

Thank DubSkaTeuchter
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here with family for Sunday dinner whilst visiting Edinburgh. A quirky pub with great staff and lovely food. Would happily return here if back in the area.

Thank Chloe C
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10 June 2017|
Response from DubSkaTeuchter | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you are "paranoid".
4 January 2017|
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Response from lastword2016 | Reviewed this property |
This is a very good pub which serves very good food. Families do go to it, but it's not the first place in Edinburgh I would think of for a child-friendly experience!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 447 1484
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