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The Canny Man Pub

Eh10 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1481
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Unique eclectic pub with a great atmosphere

Crammed full of antique objet d'art, there's plenty to entertain you while you choose a drink from... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
rosebayfind
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London
Previously known as The Volunteer Arms

Wow - what a great pub. Small and individual bars with a great range of whiskeys and eclectic... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Sue P
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Adelaide, Australia
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9 Mar 2018
“Unique eclectic pub with a great atmosphere”
4 Mar 2018
“Previously known as The Volunteer Arms”
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Eh10 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
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+44 131 447 1481
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Crammed full of antique objet d'art, there's plenty to entertain you while you choose a drink from the enormous range of spirits on display - over 200 single malt whiskies! There is an extensive menu available for lunch or dinner; including the speciality of SMORREBROD...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Wow - what a great pub. Small and individual bars with a great range of whiskeys and eclectic imbibers from around the world. A family pub with enormous history, and personal service that only family pubs offer. Staff decked out in great uniforms from The...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Ecelctic decorations and an excellent range of whiskeys makes this my favourite Edinburgh pub for a quiet drink.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I thought I had been here at some point way back in the past, but upon stepping in I realised that I quite clearly hadn't - This is an old fashioned pub with all sorts of things hanging on the walls and from the ceiling,...More

Thank Gilliane M
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Welcoming, unique free pub with a long history ran by the family! Splendid collection of Scotches and ales. In through to the lounge area is an amazing example of collectables. The food is fabulous and the sandwiches rather unusual for Scotland as they are Danish...More

Thank Maurissa A
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Great place so different from the norm places to have lunch. Food great and lovely hostess. Looking forward to be going for Sunday Lunch soon. Would just say you must go there !!!!

Thank siegrid M
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Came here with family for lunch. It was a return visit having so enjoyed the food and atmosphere on our first visit. We were not disappointed. The Sunday roast lunch is amazing value and extremely tasty! The friendly service is first class and the surroundings...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went in for an early (12:45) lunch on a wet Monday, not knowing what to expect. The decor is rather weird and wonderful; the number of single malts on display is almost incredible; but the strangest thing was that their speciality is Smorgesbord: (don't know...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Interesting surroundings though much gentrified from the days when this bar had character. Drinks ridiculously expensive. Snooty, unfriendly staff and surely the most sour faced landlady in Edinburgh. No greeting, no acknowledgement even as we were studiously ignored. On leaving noticed sign on inside of...More

5  Thank chocsEdinburgh
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Bookclub visited Edinburgh for the evening. Had a lovely home cooked meal, then went for a drink at The Canny Man Pub. Was very busy, Scotland having beaten Ireland in rugby. Atmosphere therefore jolly! Staff helpful and found the six of us a seat. We...More

Thank Karen M
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