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Deacon Brodie's Tavern

435 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, Scotland
+44 131 225 6531
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Crossroads to the world

Thought we would duck in for a quick beer and a sandwich. Not so fast. The food was slow coming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice Pub!

Visited before the tattoo - small dining area upstairs but very efficient and short wait for table... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
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435 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2NT, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 225 6531
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought we would duck in for a quick beer and a sandwich. Not so fast. The food was slow coming out, but that left more time for people watching. Which was very entertaining.

Thank rodgersjab
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Visited before the tattoo - small dining area upstairs but very efficient and short wait for table. Very good food and had a great view out the window to the streets below!

Thank sparty1983
Reviewed 2 September 2017

the only pub in that would allow our dog in. Good beer, wine , very good staff , the price was the same as every where else , so will be going back in a couple of weeks .

Thank davidetchells75
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Good restaurant right on the royal mile. Was busy because it was festival season and waitress was not too friendly. But the food was nice and was not too expensive.

Thank Matteozk16
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Visited after the Tattoo, great atmosphere, lots of fun people who were part of the whole occasion. Friendly staff and a good choice of ales. Only intended staying for a pint at 21:45 but finished up leaving at midnight. Will return next year. Thank you.

Thank ww1guide
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We tried to walk in when it was raining and could not get near the bar so we went upstairs and waited 10 minutes for a table. Service was OK, the drinks good, and the food was Ok. It was an OK place.

Thank Vikingtravellers
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Small place, Just popped in for a quiet wee drink, nothing special well it was well,before lunch. Many people came in

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We had been recommended by locals as a traditional pub, with a view to having a drink there followed by dinner. Too many tables were taken up by people who had lost no since finished their drinks, leaving us standing with ours. The tables, when...More

Thank Nicky J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

After walking all around Old Town, we needed a break and located this really nice pub. The bar was very nice but busy. We were able to quickly get a small table. We ordered at the bar and they delivered our beers and Scottish eggs...More

Thank T K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wanted to eat here for a week but it was packed every time we went. The story about it is interesting so worth a try.

Thank julyvaca33804
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
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