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The Theatre Royal Bar and Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
25-27 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
+44 131 557 2142
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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25-27 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went one evening for a snack and a sit beside a real fire. It was a real oldey worldy type pub with a real fire, which after a day at the Edinburgh markets was really comforting. The soups are the best especially on a...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here before a show at the Playhouse. Very busy but quick pleasant service. Good menu at a reasonable price, an£ good choice of beers an wines. Well decorated and looked after with good friendly staff

Thank loiriston
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always go here before a show at The Playhouse next door and have never been let down. Good food, nice pint, pleasant staff, great atmosphere.

Thank PeeTeeMascot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal with my Mum on 24 November. Food was delicious and the staff were very welcoming and helpful. Inside looks very festive. Will hopefully visit again whilst we are staying in Edinburgh.

Thank Balla1
Reviewed 7 November 2017

we arrived last minute, able to grab a table and staff were very accommodating, friendly and even suggested places to visit whilst staying in the area.Food was very nice and didn't have to wait long, no issues. Good, friendly, chilled, atmosphere. We visited again a...More

1  Thank KingKarl1979
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My friends and I were staying at an Airbnb in the theatre area of Edinburgh. For our first night, we wanted to go some place in walking distance. We walked passed The Theatre Royal Bar and it was packed due to the soccer game. We...More

Thank Brittny T
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I was staying close by at the Marriott so this was easy. I had the salmon which was excellent, and fairly priced. The service I received was excellent and very friendly. Easy to recommend.

Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited recently. My friend ordered haggis, I had the fish. Both took around 30 mins in a not very busy afternoon. When they arrived we found the Swede on her plate was stone cold, straight out the fridge cold! Sent it back. took 15 minutes...More

Thank 237alang
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The service from anna was first class we had lovely Scottish food. An excellent recommendation from TripAdvisor

Thank Jumpa-mcr
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I was staying next door to this restaurant at the Marriott Hotel. I could have gone elsewhere in town for a meal, but I ended up having 3 dinners here because of the high quality of food and the terrific service. The meals I had...More

Thank travelsnearandfar
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
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16 January 2017|
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Response from PIKBOB | Reviewed this property |
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Lorraine H
22 November 2016|
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Response from Geoff R | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine, If convenient for you, please see the Theatre Royal's contact form at their website (search for "theatre royal edinburgh") ...or phone on 0131 557 2142. If this is inconvenient, then please send me a personal... More
10 March 2015|
Response from Geoff R | Property representative |
Yes, kids are most welcome providing they are accompanied by at least one adult and are dining. There is a strict 8pm curfew however, with no leeway for "drinking up time" - this is due to licensing law rather than the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-27 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 2142
  • E-mail
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