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Was in here for the first time in years last month. A shadow of its former self, character-wise. Brightly lit - too bright - and sport on the tv constantly. Staff looked like they wished they were elsewhere. Had a couple of pints of something but was shocked at the price of a standard blend whisky. Don't think I'll be back.
Coldie_Redux - 31 Oct 2015 11:48
Popped in mainly to ask for directions to Easter Road and catch the 2nd half of Arsenal v Man City.The barman was very friendly and gave me good directions to the stadium and the Deuchars was in excellent form.
boundsgreenboy - 20 Sep 2014 01:40
Quite a large pub next door to Ladbrokes. Drank Deuchars IPA which was in fine form. Got chatting easily at the regulars at the bar.
realalerules1983 - 12 May 2014 11:03
Staying round the corner from here and just nipped in for a quick pint but they had two different football matches on which is always a touch, so stayed to watch them. Was relatively busy for a tuesday night although didnt hear many scottish accents so most people were probably up here for work. Had a burger and chips which was pretty good. Tennants was nice, under 3 which was a bonus and didnt feel like it was doing anything bad to my innards. Good boozer
pompeyron - 28 Mar 2012 08:37
Its a drinkers pub , mostly full of older guys watching the football or hitting the bookies next door .

Cheap and cheerful for the town at 2.50 a pint of tennants , staff more curt than courteous .
beersteer - 14 Jan 2010 17:30
Ok bar as far as atmosphere but ale was not good. Limited selection of real ale and what was on (Deuchars IPA) wasn't that good. Not hurrying back.
Boongie - 15 Dec 2009 21:35
Went in at about seven o'clock last Thursday evening. The Caledonian 80 was cheap (I think 2.20 or thereabouts) and well kept, but the lovely Victorian decor was all but obliterated by big screen TVs on every wall showing Celtic's Champions League game at considerable volume. The weather also meant that the digital signal was choppy, so it was definitely no place for a quiet pint and the paper. Maybe it was the time, and I will try it again, but the TVs seem to be a permanent fixture.
foffo_spearjig - 26 Nov 2006 20:45
The 80/- is well kept and whilst 2.10 is a good price it can be had for 1.99 in the Rose Street Brewery. Anyway, not a bad place at all. Music was at a reasonable volume on my visit. Didn't try the food. Staff and punters seemed friendly enough
johnkn7 - 24 Oct 2006 10:59
Good beer, good food, good prices, helpful staff. Music can be a bit too loud.
Zaphod_Beeblebrox - 21 Oct 2006 03:47
Had a good pint of 80/- in here,and at 2.10 its very cheap by central Edinburgh prices......Looks a hardened drinkers pub with limited seating.Probably a good place to catch a match on the box.
EdgarBriggsMI5 - 19 Nov 2005 11:43

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