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The Sheep Heid Inn

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good19%
  • Average22%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful pub in such a lovely location but so disappointing. The food is okay but not great. They overbooked their restaurant so rang and asked me to arrive early which we did. Then they sort of ignored us. The bar staff are lack...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the time of our reservation only to be sent away by the server who told us we got the wrong Sheep's Heid. Well, we looked online and there IS ONLY ONE. They lost our booking. Server was not apologetic at all. Returned to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very overpriced for the portion size. Mezze for 2 sharing starter came with 3 falafels (for 2?) And 3 dishes with a tiny amount of dips... all for around £12. The heirloom tomato/superior salad costing £8.95 consisted of greens and 3 mushy...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Booked table for 4 online for 8.30 pm. Arrived promptly at 8.15. Told table not ready so we had a drink in the bar. Had to ask at 9 pm if table was ready. Taken upstairs into dining room (no other people had come down)...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

... from being great. The pub proudly announces that they are the oldest pub in Scotland (14th Century) , but do nothing special to celebrate that inside. Very nice bar, very good staff, very limited menu and very mediocre after all was said and done....More

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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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