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Dirty Dick's

159 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4LS, Scotland
+44 131 260 9920
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Very nice pub

It is a very nice and cosy pub. We were lucky to get a free table inside (there were quite a few... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Kathrin T
Mesmerising Decor

Great find in Edinburgh. Small pub with very unique decor, couldn't stop looking at it all. Dark... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
George D
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The famous Dirty Dick's Bar of Edinburgh. Whisky & Gin galore! Classy Scottish grub, craft beer, clutter, antiquary and great tunes.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rose street” (28 reviews)
“quirky pub” (10 reviews)
“haggis” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 01:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
159 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 4LS, Scotland
New Town
+44 131 260 9920
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

It is a very nice and cosy pub. We were lucky to get a free table inside (there were quite a few outside). The staff was friendly and the food was very good. There is quite a selection of Whisky to try and we enjoyed...More

Thank Kathrin T
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great find in Edinburgh. Small pub with very unique decor, couldn't stop looking at it all. Dark, fairly small, but it's all part of the charm. Great stop!

Thank George D
Nicola B, Manager at Dirty Dick's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Dear George D, Glad you liked the decor, even the staff are always finding something new that they have never seen before! Thank you for the great review from everyone at Dirty Dick’s.

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for a traditional Scottish pub, Dirty Dicks in Rose Street has it all. The service is fantastic, how they delivered the amount of food from the smallest kitchen I've every seen. Well done guys my only disappointment was the pie of the day arrived...More

Thank LornaB1964
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I visited on August 17 this year . The atmosphere was good and staff were friendly . We had food and the Haggis balls were lovely however the rest of the dishes were pub grub and I thought a bit overpriced . I was surprised...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My friends and I, stumbled across this quirky pub during our annual visit to the fringe. The staff were very friendly, even when I decided to spill my first pint all over the table and floor. Jenny was very understanding. On our next visit we...More

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 23 August 2016

we were in edinburgh on friday saturday sunday with friends for the tattoo on friday we met up with my son who was visiting from glasgow he took us to dirty dicks the pub was amazing the atmosphere and friendly staff made for a great...More

Thank brock103
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited Edinburgh for the 1st time, Friday 19th-Sunday 21st August and ended up in Dirty Dick's on all 3 day's !! A good variety of beers, really really good food, try the haggis battered balls ! And the staff, especially Jenny were very very welcoming....More

Thank drinklover2016
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were in Edinburgh for the Tattoo on Saturday and came across this pub. It is quite a small establishment and appeared dark in side but we were hungry and thirsty so ventured in. We were immediately greeted by a very friendly hostess and taken...More

1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here Tues 16th with friends for a drink and lunch while in at the festival . Excellent standard of pub grub . Would definitely visit again if in Edinburgh .

Thank pamage69
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Every time the American arm of the family visit, Dirty Dick's is a must. They found it years ago and ate there as the "main man's" name is Dick. We were all there again in August and were not disappointed. The food was good, the...More

Thank ann-marie a
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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Questions & Answers
19 November 2016|
Response from DirtyDicksEdinburgh | Property representative |
Hi. We don't actually take reservations so just pop along and we'll look after you.
Guillermo L
27 June 2016|
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Response from DirtyDicksEdinburgh | Property representative |
Hi. Sorry for the late reply. Our kitchen closes at 10pm every night. Thanks