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The Canny Man's

€€ - €€€, British,
239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1484
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (3 reviews)
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
€€ - €€€
239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is in fact one of the most illustrious drinking houses to be found anywhere; I can confidently declare that after traveling in over 75 countries. I visited five times over the course of two months, and conclude that the Kerr family are truly superb...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stepping into the Canny Man's is like stepping my back in time in the best possible way. It truly is a classic dining experience that sadly is dying out. Classic, quirky, traditional and unique. I've never set foot inside when it's not been incredibly busy...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Canny Mans for the first time today and it was like a museum/pub and I loved it. I loved all the antiques and paintings and all the little touches, the flowers on the table, the cherry in the coke, the cubby hole,...More

Thank weekak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is amazing, really beautiful, one of a kind. The lady that works on the restaurant side is always really well mannered, nice and takes time to talk with you when taking the order. Bartenders on the floor wasn't that nice at all, he...More

1  Thank FraArale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well well worth our short taxi ride from the centre of Edinburgh, to visit this on the recommendation of friends. A very quirkily, handsomely, and entertainingly decorated pub, with a great atmosphere and the staff an owners clearly taking great pride in what they do....More

1  Thank Pads_M_UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent gantry. Worth a visit on its own. Great beer, plenty atmosphere. 4get withersppons! Check out the autographs!

1  Thank munrotop
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Definitely worth a trip out to Morningside for a drink and or dinner. You can spend hours in here and still not cover a fraction of the eclectic decor. Huge range of spirits and a decent wine list.

1  Thank SWMatlock
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Second visit here whilst up visiting family from Nuneaton. The second was as good as the first! Food was delicious and different with not a chip to be seen (thankfully!). Will definitely be back.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 July 2017

On a recent visit to Edinburgh, my daughter took me to the Canny Man's Pub and Restaurant so that we could celebrate the forthcoming publication of my debut novel, Hunter's Chase, by Crooked Cat Books. The Canny Man's pub in Morningside is an Edinburgh institution established...More

2  Thank Val P
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I made this account for the sole reason to complain about this awful establishment. The owners and management bully their staff right in front of the customers and it makes you feel very uncomfortable to watch. It is very obvious that they warm to a...More

10  Thank GATKIN09876
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4 January 2017|
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Response from lastword2016 | Reviewed this property |
This is a very good pub which serves very good food. Families do go to it, but it's not the first place in Edinburgh I would think of for a child-friendly experience!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 447 1484
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