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Bramble Bar & Lounge

16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
+44 131 226 6343
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“great cocktails” (24 reviews)
“queen street” (12 reviews)
“cocktail bars” (12 reviews)
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16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took a bit of finding but glad we did. Staff were friendly and attentive. Drinks were amazing.Nice little bar

Thank windaelicker
Reviewed 4 days ago

I don't use the word easily, but outstanding best describes this bar!. The ambience, the service and the drinks are incredible. The only complaint I might have was that the music was probably not to our taste (rap) but otherwise an amazing stop on our...More

Thank JawDurham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It came as a disappointment this bar to be honest. After visiting other cool little bars such as Hoot the redeemer and Panda and sons , lucky liqueur ect. I thought this bar would be similar. In the sense of finding it, it’s similar but...More

Thank DexxTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to going to this bar as we’d heard great things and it had come highly recommended. The experience was not necessarily what we anticipated with the music quite loud and difficult to hear each other speak- having said this, if this...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere , spectacular atmosphere, joyful ambiance , locals and tourists. Very friendly. Beautiful women. Try it.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Bramble really lived up to our expectations as the best cocktail bar in Edinburgh. My boyfriend is a big cocktail enthusiast and even he was impressed by the uniqueness and wide variety of drinks they had here! The atmosphere of the bar was nice as...More

Thank ctjade
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We must have walked past Bramble 2 or 3 times before we finally found it. It is down some stairs and the only think marking its existence is a small brass plaque by the door. It is very hard to find but persevere because it...More

1  Thank Curly_Kale64
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We learned this place was recently named the #51 best bar in the world (and top bar in Scotland) and had to check it out. We spent about a good 5- 10 minutes walking up and down the street trying to find this place, but...More

Thank Kristine R
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We visited this bar as it was listed in the top ten bars/pubs in Edinburgh. Drinks were good. Hard to find so definitely bring the address for the cabbie. Cool vibe with stucco walls and cave feel. Bartenders here take their job seriously and really...More

Thank Kimij543
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had walked right past Bramble before turning back and happening to spot someone else heading down the stairs and I am so glad we did. What a great quirky little bar with a great cocktail list and warm and friendly service. I had to...More

Thank Karen R
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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7 November 2016|
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Response from Akaasha | Reviewed this property |
It was the last time I went a few months back. But best check the website to be sure it hasn't changed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 6343
  • E-mail
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