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Element

€€ - €€€, European, British
110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
+44 131 225 3297
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“burger” (53 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 773 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We found this place by chance on a recent visit over Xmas. We decided to have a meal here, and are so glad we did. My wife had the mussel starter, which I tasted as I love mussels but found the curry flavour weird but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Markp2232
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table here purely on Trip advisor reviews before we had even seen the restaurant. The night before our booking we happened to walk past and I must admit were a bit dismayed to see a really busy pub not the sort of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chancerm
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review! Although the party can often be found going on in the front, the dining area is almost a different world, perfect for a casual dining experience ! so glad you enjoyed your flat...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on the off chance for a hangover cure cooked breakfast as wasn’t dissapointed, I had the eggs royale & my hubby had the full Scottish washed down with two hot frothy cappuccinos. Really good food, nicely served in a warm cosy relaxing atmosphere...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Seasidegold
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for such a lovely review! Glad we could help chase away that "morning after" Feeling. our brunch and lunch menu. especially our full Scottish, really is perfect for making the "night before" feel much better! Feel free to come back and try our evening...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another one drink stop on our visit to the capital, this one was great. Good sized bar with plenty of staff and an interesting drink selection. My beer was very tasty indeed. Lovely feel to the place, friendly staff, great space, variety of seating options,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KenM197
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review! Im so glad you enjoyed your drink with us! sounds like you really had a good time. We pride ourselves here on our great options and friendly staff. we would love to see...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place. Came back here for a second time as the cocktails are awesome. Lots of choice of interesting cocktails. It's really elegant inside and the staff are very friendly. My one o clock gunn was very tasty and it's the first time I've ever...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 316gregb
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the lovely review Our cocktails are some of the best in Edinburgh and we are very proud of them! we change up our list pretty frequently too so come back soon to try something new! Kindest regards Team Element

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice pub with lots of locals! We had good whiskey and the people who worked there were very nice! The fish and chips smelled great, but we didn’t have it.. maybe tonight ;)More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 240hannag
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a nice review! We love our locals and our first time visitors as well! i hope you made it back to us for our fish and chips as they are to die for! Come back and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a quick drink on the way home. The bar staff were really upbeat and friendly as well as being extremely professional. As a consequence we decided to check out the menu, and after being spoilt for choice were given a great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rebeccanash1
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for a great review! Its funny how a quick drink sometimes turns into a full meal sometimes isnt it :) Were so glad you enjoyed yourself with us and you are welcome back here any time Kind Regards Team Element

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this pub whilst looking for a quick bite to eat in Edinburgh, nicely tucked away just off the hustle & bustle of the main street, spotlessly clean, well managed, lovely and warm inside, we were elegantly whisked towards the dining area towards...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steven P
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow what a glowing review! thank you so much With such lovely comments you are welcome back here any time! im so happy to hear you enjoyed the burgers as they are one of my favs as well!, we try our best to provide a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am working at the west end of edinburgh and I know the town center by heart. I love this place because of the friendly service,the cosy atmosphere and the tasty food. It is a very decent pub grab in a lovely environment.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dead R
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for the great review! So glad you enjoyed yourself with us! we pride ourselves on our friendly service and atmosphere so im glad you liked it! Feel free to come back and visit any time Kindest regards Team Element

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly pub restaurant food which is suitable for both vegans and meat-eaters. Fairly priced. I had the mushroom & bean veggie burger with vegan cheese which was delicious--and the chips were perfect too! Also the homemade ketchup was perfect. Would recommend for families!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank victorias742
DerickN416, Manager at Element, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks for the lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves with us! our chefs have worked really hard to get the balance of accommodating everyone and their individual needs when it comes to a meal out so im glad you were all satisfied!...More

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Ten2doc
3 December 2017|
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Response from Christian L | Property representative |
Good evening Ten2doc, our license allows children with 5 years or more until 8 pm in the restaurant area if every guest is having a full meal. There are items on our menus that are suitable for children, although we do not... More
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Ubertino70
14 November 2017|
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Response from Christian L | Property representative |
Hi 19Umbertino70, I'm afraid we will be closed on Christmas' Day, but we will be open on Christmas' Eve and Boxing Day if you would like to celebrate the festivities with us. Thanks for your interest. Element Team
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rch77
24 October 2016|
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Response from chunkysharp | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Element is a smart bar & eating place, therefore, I think they mean don't turn up in jogging bottoms & a t shirt. Smart/casual is fine, when I visited lots of tourists where there and they wern't exactly dressed up to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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: 110 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Princes Street and Gardens
  • Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 3297
  • E-mail
Description
Tucked away just off Princes Street, in amongst the boutiques of Rose Street, you will find Element. The bar has long since established itself as the perfect place to eat, drink and relax, right in the heart of the Edinburgh. Whether you’re sampling a local beer or cocktail in the bar after work, or enjoying a lazy weekend lunch in the restaurant, our staff will ensure you feel welcome in our cosy home from home. (Please note that due to Scottish Licencing Laws, under 18s are only permitted in the venue when having a meal, and must vacate by no later than 8pm.)
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