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The Regent Bar

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Address: 2 Montrose Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5DL, Scotland
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+44 131 661 8198
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:30 - 01:00
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Super friendly staff!

Really enjoyed our time in this bar, staff was super friendly and some good value for money on drinks. Happy out!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Gay pub straight friendly... Great comforting food with some vegetarian choices... Their coffee is excellent!!! And bar staff always friendly and happy to help... Therefore, I always tip!!!

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Cork
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114 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time in this bar, staff was super friendly and some good value for money on drinks. Happy out!

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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401 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a fantastic bar - it lacks pretentiousness and is quirky, friendly in nature and is LGBT friendly. The pub is brightly coloured with fairy lights, has a great atmosphere and boardgames. We had a great time with drinks, snacks and enjoying the artwork on offer. It is my favourite bar in Edinburgh!

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Thank Michelle B
Worthing, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I came here with my son who lives nearby when I visited last week. I was really pleased to see a proper pub without all the rubbish we encounter in most bars these days -blackboards minimalist show-no the Regent is a proper pub with good beers.I am vegan and was so pleased to be able to order a whole meal,... More 

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Thank rubyandbilly2015
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

A couple of travellers and I from a bus tour around Scotland decided to give The Regent a try on one of the nights we were in town and we had a great experience. Excellent food, friendly staff, quirky but low key atmosphere. I definitely recommend The Regent.

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Thank canadianpilotk21
Province of Naples, Italy
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Regency is more than a local bar it is an extended family with all the quirks of one. The food for me was the initial draw plus it was convenient to my quest house. I never thought I’d spend part of every night here. Truly a home away from home in Scotland. The bar has a steady set of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

As a semi closeted 22 year old gay, I find it very easy in Edinburgh to visit places which allow me to express my sexuality when compared to where I used to live in the borders. Since I live in England pretending to be a straight blacksmith, there's no shortage of discussion points with the wonderfully pleasant patrons of the... More 

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Thank TobyYoung94
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great bar. Good selection of ales, friendly service and decent pub grub. You'll plan to one and stay the whole night.

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Thank Christopher G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I think this is a special kind of place, a queer venue before queer was defined and institutionalised; lies at the outskirts of central Edinburgh with a changing clientele as the day grows older, so expect an eclectic mix, often reflected by the bar's music. You could quite quickly be a kind of local here after one or two visits.... More 

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Thank AMF919
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Was in for a 1 drink, place had horrible smell to it, very stale smell. Needs updated as this place has more plants than the botanics. Air freshner and a bit TLC guys.

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Thank Mark F

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