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Cameo Bar

$$ - $$$, British,
23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
+44 131 554 9999
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
“live sports” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
$$ - $$$
23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Popped in for a bite to eat Saturday afternoon. Settled at table and headed to bar to order. And waited. And waited. I walked around the bar to see if I could find a member of staff to serve me, alas it was in vain....More

Thank melbsteel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked my companies Christmas dinner and had a great time, everyone had a great time meal was superb and staff very helpful, even coped with a power cut that had us in darkness for the start, well done to Katrina and staff

Thank 629eileenc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cameo bar is a spot I frequented when I was home for Christmas. We enjoyed a family Christmas eve dinner and returned for evening meals on a couple of occasions. Staff friendly Especially Cat Keep up the good work Cameo!

Thank ian p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Cameo for a Works Christmas Lunch for 14 and Drinks in the evening for about 50 of our casual staff. Lunch was a delight, with all taste buds accommodated for, excellent choice of starters then turkey, beef, veg roast, lots of veg...More

Thank eilidh12339
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Called in for beer and to watch the footy! Very nice bar and seating area, good service, good beer, what else do you need?

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Just landed from France we looked for a pub near the Royal Britannia. We enjoyed a giant platter with 4 pints. Lovely welcommed and cheaper than we expected. We highly recommand this pub.

Thank Damien D
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My fiancée and I often frequent The Cameo Bar since we moved to Leith. The choice of wines, beers and cocktails is great and my fiancée is often heard saying it’s the best Guinness outside of Ireland. The food is reasonably priced and extremely good,...More

Thank Stacey D
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We always enjoy a visit here and our last was no different. The food was really nice and it was good value too. The service was really quick. It's trendy inside and a nice place to have a drink or a meal.

Thank Abi S
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Hi Abi. Thanks for your review. It's always great to hear from people who enjoy the Cameo. Next time you're in why not give us a shout.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't agree more with the other recent review. Kids are not welcome in here. I sat down with my daughter whilst waiting for other family to arrive and was immediately asked how old she was (she's 7, but why did it matter?) The service was...More

1  Thank Viv210570
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Lovely pub in Leith! We loved the selection of beers, the menu and the decoration of the pub. We ordered a Giant Sharer Platter and really liked it! It comes with a generous portion of food for two people, and we absolutely loved the 'blaggis'...More

Thank Luisa R
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Hi Lisa. I'm really glad you enjoyed your visit. The sharing platter is definitely a popular dish!! I'll pass on your compliment to the team.

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5 August 2017|
Response from Angela N | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I never saw this earlier. There is plenty of on street parking in the area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 9999
  • E-mail
Cameo is a large bar situated at the Shore in Leith. We have 5 flat screen TVs' and one Big Screen for all your sport viewing needs. Relax in one of our quirky refurbished cinema style seats with a pint, and possibly a wee game of battleships. We look forward to seeing you.
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