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The Fountain

$$ - $$$, British,
131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
+44 131 229 1899
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 265 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Banging food and wine from The Fountain......again. All amazing, but top marks go to the mound of mussels - super generously sized, portion, and fat and juicy. Big slurp from us.....thanks so much.

Thank lloydbinding
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi lloydbinding. I love your review, made me smile instantly whilst of course we agree, The Fountain Bar is a "banging" bar 😊. I have passed your comments onto our chef regards the very popular Mussels. Thanks again lloydbinding. Kindest, David

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live nearby and pop in every now and then. I love the atmosphere of the place and the staff is brilliant. The fact that the bar is dog-friendly is a huge plus, and their veggie burger is so delicious! Will be back soon.More

Thank Szilvia Z
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Szilvia Z. Thanks for your review, it's really nice to hear your positive comments about our bar and the team. I'm pleased you enjoy our Vegetarian options, our burgers are made fresh daily by our chefs so they'll be happy to hear this too....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Provided welcome refreshment and food for family after long drive from London. Particularly recommend the mussels as a starter. Decent fish and chips. Craft beer a little disappointing so stuck with IPA. Great service. Good for kids and dog friendly in bar.More

Thank Tom C
David R, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Tom C. Thank you for taking the time to review us and your visit to The Fountain Bar recently, we love hearing from our customers. I agree with you, our Fish & Chips are great and a big healthy portion too whilst our Mussells...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The vegetarian burger is just delicious! Creative recipe and flavour (sweet potato, beans, corn, etc) accompanied by homemade chips. The decoration es nice with candles on every table and the staff are friendly and polite. Prices are a bit high but totally worth it due...More

Thank N_Lopez85
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello N_Lopez85. Thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback, we appreciate all of our customers feedback. I'm pleased you enjoyed your food and in particular our very popular Veggie Burger, our chefs take great pride in making them fresh daily. We hope...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Portions are huge! Prices are a bit high but you definitely get what you pay for- big portions of really tasty food. Child-friendly, nice interior. Staff very good too. Will be going back to give breakfast a try!More

Thank stomps1955
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello stomps1955. We really appreciate receiving our customers reviews of their time in The Fountain as it is important to us that you feel at home here. I'm pleased to hear that you were happy with your food and that the portion sizes are correct,...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Most recommended, a good selection behind the bar before a lovely meal. Catering easily for the coeliac in the company with a gluten free menu. And it was delicious. Will return.More

1  Thank jenlawson
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi jenlawson. Thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback, we honestly love hearing our customers thoughts on their visit and read every single one of our reviews personally. It's really positive to know that we're doing something right and that we were...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Great pub! Beer is good, food is fab and the staff are all so lovely! Defo worth a visit. There is a little seating area out the front too that if you catch at the right time on a rare sunny day is nice to...More

Thank Louise N
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Louise. Thank you very much for taking the time to send us your feedback, we love hearing from our customers. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and of course that you love our team as much as we do. Please come...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

a very quick visit for lunch before the cinema opposite, and highly recommended over the mass produced garbage across the road. we had a rushed, but very good antipasti and 500cl Merlot. Very reasonable and friendly and we will be backMore

Thank jzedward
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello jzedward. Thank you for your review, I remember personally serving you during your visit to The Fountain and am pleased to hear that you managed to enjoy your visit whilst eat in time for your next appointment. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Truly superb the roast chicken was cooked to perfection the staff are once again a credit to you we have never had a bad experience here can definitely recommend and will definitely be backMore

Thank Hibernian1973
David R, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Hibernian1973. I love you're review and of course agree with your every word 😊. The team hear at The Fountain are the best (in our opinion) and I am delighted that you enjoyed you're Roast Chicken Dinner, we are becoming more and more popular...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner live around from this place and had considered going for a while. When we finally did it crushed our expectations. The staff were rude and wouldn't let us sit at a table as food was being served for another 10 minutes......More

Thank DeniseHouston13
David R, Deputy General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Good Evening DeniseHouston13. Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time in writing your review, we really do appreciate all of our guests feedback, whether positive or indeed not. I am saddened to hear that you're long awaited visit did not live...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1AX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 1899
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Description
Near Fountain Park
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