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$$ - $$$
Old Town
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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119 high street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
+44 131 556 3095
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely place and all the bar staff were so friendly and couldn't do more for us. We didn't eat there but the food looked delicious. Live music was great and great atmosphere on a Saturday night! Highly recommended.

1 Thank Sarah M
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited on a Friday night and the place was packed with a wait for a table. The food was well worth the wait, I also enjoyed the wide selection of beer on tap.

1 Thank Sam M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this bar after a meal elsewhere to celebrate our anniversary. My partner loves whisky, while I'm always a bit lost! Our waitress Emma was fab, recommending a mojito cocktail which was delicious. We will come back again!

3 Thank rlmurphy91
Oldham, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this bar on our first day and thank god we did! Upon walking in the staff made us feel so welcome and comfortable. On our first visit we worked our way through some of the whiski cocktails and had some traditional Scottish food which was beautiful! We came back again on our last day and again sampled some... More 

2 Thank AmieOldham
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1sr bar me and my hubby found on our trip in Edinburgh! Really helpful staff as hubby had never tried whiskey and she helped pick one out! Also really helpful with my gin choice :) Lady was on her own when we visited but she ran the bar amazingly well and friendly to every single person who walked in! Didn't... More 

2 Thank julie3008
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled upon the Whiski bar and restaurant in search for some food. I guess I hit the jackpot because I wouldn't be writing this review right now, only minutes after I left. It was just overall great. Great atmosphere, great decoration, great staff, great food and great drinks. It had a certain class, but there was absolutely no stiff... More 

Thank MerijnDrenth
Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a late bite to eat around 9.30pm on a Saturday night. The place was extremely busy but they managed to squeeze us in. We had the Charcuterie Board which was delicious and just right if you had an early dinner. Service was great and the cost wasn't too bad either. Would recommend checking this out, if... More 

Thank DeclanMee
Bayonne, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend both eating, and enjoying the music of Scotland while staying in Edinburgh. Food is outstanding. Spent two nights, eating their delicious food and listening to the local Scottish musicians. Gilie, as our waitress on the second night, and she was phenomenal. Have great recommendations, and was polite, curitos and fast. Could not recommend the Whiski Bar... More 

1 Thank Kevin G
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located at the center of Edinburgh it's a very comfortable bar, with Wi-Fi, wonderful service and a lot of Scottish beer options. For the whisky lovers... you won't be disappointed.

1 Thank Ana Rita G
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great and cozy place!! We were served by Mac who was very helpful and kind!! We had very nice and special brue beers!!

Thank Ioulia P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 high street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 3095
WHISKI Bar & Restaurant is a multi award winning venue specilaising in fresh local Scottish produce. Award winning whisky range of over 300 whiskies and delicious fresh food is on offer all day. Add in LIVE Scottish musics every Night - FREE and you have the "ultimate Scottish experience".

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Staying in Old Town

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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 royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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