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The Espy

62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
+44 131 669 0082
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is what attracts us here, it is very laid back, the kids can run about on the beach while the adults relax in peace. The Food is great too, though portions can sometimes be overly large. The staff are pretty much always friendly...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting Edinburgh and was worried about bringing the dog. I shouldn't have worried this is a fantastic pub. The dog can be very excitable but they were good with him. We were both warmly welcomed. Staff were very friendly, fantastic and helpful. Visited...More

Thank ScottishBordersGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky bar that does great food, burgers and nachos very tasty. The cocktails were inventive, try the hot ones!!!!!!

Thank Mich365
Reviewed 1 week ago

Healthy portions - or should it say large! Laid back atmosphere generally but food was good- we would recommend the lamb stew, especially if you like carrots, and the salmon quiche. Good selection of beers too, although the first names that tripped off the barman's...More

Thank stephen h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a family get together, right on the beach on Portobello promenade, the service was good and the food was tasty, we would definitely go back.

Thank CraigDouglas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in portobello and visited this place twice. Once for a snack and drink and again for breakfast. It's a quirky little restaurant right on the beach. The staff were very friendly on our first visit and service was fast. Drinks were reasonably priced...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this pub because there were not many other options around but in the end we were really happy! The staff is friendly and the food is amazing. We ordered ribs and sea bass (see picture) and they were both top! If anything they...More

Thank mcardosolopes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sea views, good atmosphere and excellent service. Dogs allowed and we are outside on the promenade. Prices reasonable and menus had something for all

Thank April543211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are very friendly and the place has a great cosy feel. Suitable for dining or just drinks, with a screen round the back for lazy Sunday football.

Thank duchyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I eat here after work for a quick bite, we didn't book. The very friendly waiter showed me to a table by the window. On the table there was a large jug of tap water. The plastic jug had seen better days...More

Thank Juls3299
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Does it have a gluten free menu? Must eat gf for health reasons....thank you.
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What's the breakfast like ...anyone???
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 669 0082
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