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The Sheep Heid Inn

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good18%
  • Average22%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible11%
27 Dec 2017
“Return visit but dissapointed”
14 Oct 2017
“So close and yet so far ..”
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Arrived to be told that many items on the menu were unavailable. Food came but 3 out of the 4 dishes were cold. Took the 3 meals away. Waited about half an hour for fresh food to be brought out. Obviously unable to cope with...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Beyond disappointing. How this place is in the The Times top 50 pubs in the UK is beyond me. Probably the writer is mates with the owner or has shares in the place. We were REALLY looking forward to this meal. We left so angry...More

Thank mrstephenmills
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Having previously stayed in the vicinity of the Sheep Heid I used to frequent this hostelry from time to time, however having moved to the other side of the City I had not been for a few years. Unfortunately my experience on Boxing Day was...More

Thank al h
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

What can I say other than the food was disgusting. I got the chicken and leak pie. The chicken was still frozen, the food was over salted, my nephew's steak was the worst he had ever had. Service was slow and the pub was not...More

Thank JULIE R
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful pub in such a lovely location but so disappointing. The food is okay but not great. They overbooked their restaurant so rang and asked me to arrive early which we did. Then they sort of ignored us. The bar staff are lack...More

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Number of rooms
15
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood
Also Known As
The Sheep Heid Inn Edinburgh, Scotland
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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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"This is a restaurant - not an Inn."
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"Down a narrow lane off Main Street"
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"Eat upstairs if in large group.more spacious and atmospheric."
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