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The Mitre Bar

) #249 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh €€ - €€€ , British,
131-133 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
+44 131 652 3902
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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average14%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
131-133 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 742 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited early evening the bar and restaurant were very busy, if you have not booked be prepared for a short wait. Well staffed bar, with an excellent range of Real Ales and whiskys. The menu is not large but the quality of the food...More

Thank Iain F
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had excellent scottish food (cullen skin, cranachan) and local beer in a friendly atmosphere with great serviceMore

Thank Ioana_Te
General Manager A, Manager at The Mitre Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Ioana_te, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Mitre Bar! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this pub for a late lunch to have Scottish food. Granted, it's on the Royal Mile close to High St., so it probably caters to tourists, but that's the chance we took. The wait service was okay. We ordered fish and chips...More

Thank R K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here on a recent trip to Edinburgh. Nice friendly staff and we were shown to a large booth which was great as we had luggage with us. There is a large menu with plenty of choice from large or smaller dishes....More

Thank Sly29_11
General Manager A, Manager at The Mitre Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sly29_11, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Mitre Bar! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mitre Bar is situated on the Royal mile in Old Town .After a trip to Edinburgh Castle in morning we visited this place for lunch .The place has nice old world charm ,very warm and inviting .The staff are efficient attending to you quickly...More

Thank asborkar65
General Manager A, Manager at The Mitre Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Asborkar65, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Mitre Bar! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mitre bar is a classic pub on the Royal Mile that will serve you a solid potion of traditional pub food, and offer you a wide range of beverages. They have a number of beers and an even bigger selection of spirits. There a...More

Thank John M
General Manager A, Manager at The Mitre Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

John M, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Mitre Bar! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very lively pub with lots of local people drinking and dancing. Very fun atmosphere. Good service and reasonable prices. OK music.More

Thank Thomas V
General Manager A, Manager at The Mitre Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thomas V, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Mitre Bar! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many places to go to eat in Edinburgh but this is one I'd recommend. The interior is a little dated, but the food and service is great. You can a decent portion size and it's better than your average pub grub. We...More

Thank LozKell89
General Manager A, Manager at The Mitre Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lozkell89, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Mitre Bar! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pub with restaurant at the back. Busy, cheerful and helpful staff. Food was great and good portion sizes. We tried to go back during our break but unfortunately they had been let down by suppliers so the restaurant was closed.More

Thank fionat900
General Manager A, Manager at The Mitre Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fionat900, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Mitre Bar! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sea Bass was delicious and the other half really enjoyed the Beef and Ale pie. The staff were really friendly and helpful. We will visit again

Thank Jan P
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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DavidComares_Malaga
Can children go into this bar at night?
1 October 2016|
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Response from hpfl | Reviewed this property |
Certainly when we were there at 7:00 or so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
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: 131-133 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 652 3902
  • E-mail
Description
You will find The Mitre Bar in Royal Mile Edinburgh within a short stroll of North Bridge, Waverley Station and Holyrood - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.The Mitre Bar is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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