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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2011

We chose this inn to have a pre-theatre meal. MY daughter, my grandaughter and myself all chose a basic selection, scampi, chicken pie and macaroni. I dont think i have ever seen scampi burnt so badly, aswell as so scarce, 5 pieces of scampi is very tight, especially when its burnt beyond recognision. As for the chicken pie, it looked...

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Thank Gillingshill
Hexham
Reviewed 28 November 2011

My husband and I spent a night here in November on a visit to Edinburgh to do some Christmas shopping. It is about a 5 minute walk from Princes street. No hotel parking but a 24 hour NCP car park is just across the road. The room (up 2 flights of stairs) was large, shabby chic in style and very...

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Fiddlers Elbow

Address: 4 Picardy Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Hotel Class:3 star — Fiddlers Elbow 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Fiddlers Elbow Hotel Edinburgh
Fiddlers Elbow Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Room number 1 faces the main street. Watch the world go by! It is effectively on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 154MichaelK154, 28 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Book elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulT934, 9 Dec 2012 | Read review
“ask for the top floor very steep stairs but worth it for the view over edinburgh”
 of 5 bubbles susanj770, 5 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles jemmameeko, 22 Nov 2012 | Read review
“try to get rooms on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles davyboy9, 19 Nov 2012 | Read review
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