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The Canny Man Pub

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Eh10 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1481
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Refused to be served

Was in Edinburgh this Wednesday and my brother asked if we could go to the Canny Man as he had not... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
gort242
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Great pyb

Great place to relax with friends and wow the decoration inside is beautiful.. Friendly atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2015
42carl
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Lage-Vuursche, The Netherlands
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22 May 2017
“Interesting! Traditional and trendy Edinburgh ”
12 Feb 2017
“Smorgasbord Style - In Morningside!”
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Eh10 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Was in Edinburgh this Wednesday and my brother asked if we could go to the Canny Man as he had not been there for 40 years.Told me what to expect from his previous encounter,for which,all things change.When asking for service at th bar,the polite gentleman...More

5  Thank gort242
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Great place to relax with friends and wow the decoration inside is beautiful.. Friendly atmosphere and there was also free wifi 😀

Thank 42carl
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Always a pleasure to go to the Canny man,s whether for great food or drinks. Great Sunday roast dinner. Very friendly atmosphere. Or just admire the decor. Also a lovely garden for smokers. And if you feel cold, there is a supply of cosy wraps...More

Thank Ginamac M
Reviewed 5 April 2015

This pub has something of a reputation. Maybe it's the metal plate just outside the door which prohibits half a dozen things from mobile phones to backpackers and just about everything in between. Maybe it's the reputation it has for having a sliding scale for...More

2  Thank bobmonkfish2015
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Used to drink here long time ago. Despite health and safety forcing them to clean up the cobwebs it is still the same quiet peaceful place I remember. Nice beer and still served with peanuts and on a silver tray. I saw a review talking...More

1  Thank alsmeaton
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I have used this pub for years and generally found it fine although there is a high tolerance of bad behaviour for it's well off locals. Last night I found the prices increased and paid almost ten pounds for a pint of Guiness and a...More

5  Thank Scarletmum
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This is a fantastic place to drink - wear a tea dress and sip on a special tipple of your choice- there's free snacks to soak up the spirits and the staff were on the occasion we visited very attentive ! The range of drinks...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Before writing this review I took a look at the other reviews, particularly the "Terrible" reviews. There is a strange grain of truth in some of the comments! But that which others found so unwelcoming, difficult and problematic I found positives. If what you are...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Everything about the Canny Man,s is excellent. The food is great. The bar staff very efficient and friendly. The atmosphere is electric. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. There is no other place I would rather go to socialise. They put on a free buffet...More

Thank Ginamac M
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Went there for dinner. Menu is large but essentially only open sandwiches and salads, i.e. cold foods (exceptions: soup or jacket potato). Portions are not overwhelming, but wine list is good as is the service (very friendly).

Thank MarkfromFrankfurt
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