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Milnes Bar

35 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PJ, Scotland
+44 7792 262291
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Quaint, canny and just a nice place to drink

Visited here for a drink, while planning our day. Can't say it was the cheapest, but you know that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
clare i
,
york
Costly

Went in with friends , 2 prosseco . 1 pint Guinness . I ipa !!!! £28 ... not good !!! I would like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
pinkeyEdinburgh
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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A popular local pub frequented by many of the masterminds of Scottish literature.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible20%
25 Oct 2017
“Typical Pub, great location!”
1 week ago
“Quaint, canny and just a nice place to drink”
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35 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PJ, Scotland
New Town
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+44 7792 262291
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for a drink, while planning our day. Can't say it was the cheapest, but you know that when you order and if you don't, ask the question. Staff were pleasant and wine was nice. Lots of canny little rooms and football on the...More

1  Thank clare i
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in with friends , 2 prosseco . 1 pint Guinness . I ipa !!!! £28 ... not good !!! I would like management to review this price , we didn’t complain as our friends were enjoying the lovely bar . Could this be wrong...More

Thank pinkeyEdinburgh
Reviewed 26 October 2017

After spending the morning strolling up and down the Royal Mile, we needed a place to have lunch. We liked the look of Milnes Bar and decided to give it a try. The service was okay, being self serve and all and the food was...More

Thank Therogersfamily
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great pub! Had lunch with husband on a busy weekday, only one barmaid on, and she was probably most efficient server I've ever seen. Food was hearty and fresh. Good selection of beer on tap.

1  Thank 12FootDavis
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I bar full of entertainment and full to the rafters. Good staff, good location but the price of drinks for the same round fluctuated by £4 each time ! I questioned this but didn't get an appropriate answer. However we enjoyed this bar and returned...More

Thank Papapilo
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Much more local crowd on a night out type of pub than a lot of the more touristy establishments in Rose street, It appears to be the last(or first) pub, depending which way you attack Rose street. It was Halloween weekend when we were in...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

A traditional pub where everyone gathers to eat, drink and socialize. We were in Edinburgh for the New Year and stopped for lunch. We loved the fish and chips so much we had to go back for seconds before we left. The pub can get...More

1  Thank Snowgod101
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I went to Edinburgh for a day out and we stopped off at Milnes bar for something to eat as it looked nice. We sat for a about 30 mins before we found out you had to order at the bar. I ordered macaroni cheese...More

Thank Lynsey F
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little boozer very friendly and great beers. We had a teenage daughter who liked it also, nice traditional Scottish boozer

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We were in Edinburgh for the Christmas market and looking for a quick lunch. Travelling with my wife, mother in law and two children. The food was very good, the service excellent and the prices reasonable. I would recommend for a bar lunch. The food...More

Thank James R
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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
...More
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