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Milnes Bar

35 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PJ, Scotland
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Traditional but pricey

I bar full of entertainment and full to the rafters. Good staff, good location but the price of... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Memorable place

Much more local crowd on a night out type of pub than a lot of the more touristy establishments in... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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A popular local pub frequented by many of the masterminds of Scottish literature.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible20%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 23:00
35 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PJ, Scotland
New Town
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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 17 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
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I booked a table for 8 online on 03/12/2016 for 7pm and arrived with my work staff to be told I did not have a booking, I told the manager I had booked on line and he appeared to know nothing about it. He did...More

Thank gary B
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a great bar to stop over for a drink, we went here and stayed for a good few hours and got chatting to some locals! Well worth a visit and very near Princes Street so not far to travel at all

Thank debbienlee3
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We sat for about 20 mins at a dirty uncleared table with no sign of service. You order at the bar apparently...so why did no one tell us? At the bar we were asked for our table number so back through 3 rooms to find...More

Thank SuzanneAyr77
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Went in the afternoon for a cool lager which was served flat. When I informed the barman and asked to change it, he has simply poured it into a new glass. Well it didn't help too much as my £5 beer was still flat.... wouldn't...More

Thank Tasnádi T
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
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