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Shandwicks Edinburgh

4 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW, Scotland
+44 131 226 5526
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Great service, terrible food

Me and cousin came in for a hearty meal and got two plates of bone dry food and a minimal... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Ian D
via mobile
Worst ever service

Having a shopping trip to edinburgh we decided on this place to have lunch as seemed reasonable... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
marydoll74
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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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  • Very good27%
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29 Mar 2017
“Great service, terrible food”
20 Nov 2016
“Friendly staff...good drinks...inedible burger and very poor fish and chips.”
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4 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Me and cousin came in for a hearty meal and got two plates of bone dry food and a minimal scattering of 17 dry chips (mostly half bits). The guy serving was amazing and entirely understanding at the state of the meals. The only saving...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Having a shopping trip to edinburgh we decided on this place to have lunch as seemed reasonable & not too busy.After ordering meals & having a drink,30 minutes later & still no food.Approached bar staff to see what the hold up was & said would...More

Thank marydoll74
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Myself and my partner went here for dinner whilst on a break to Edinburgh, we were surprised to see it was really empty. We ordered our food, fish and chips and waited, about 25 minutes later one of the staff came over and said they...More

Thank TripMember04252016
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

No sport , no food , no chairs! We visited this "sports' bar on Saturday 3rd of December because it advertised both Sky and BT matches , actually showed neither, ah well, we though we can have our tea - think again no food after...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Had a quick lunch here...it was terrible...the only place which wasn't packed...now we know why. Never had an inedible burger before but the killed pork burger was vile...fish and chips wasn't good either. Service was friendly but not enough staff. House pinot group was very...More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were on an overnight in Edinburgh with a group of 13 Girl Guides (14 year olds) who were doing a challenge badge. I had struggled to find somewhere which served inexpensive meals that would take our booking. Walking past Shandwicks whilst doing a recce...More

Thank Kanali
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I occasionally visit this bar and its always quiet. The bar staff are are always polite. Although on this occasion I was about to encounter something I have only ever read about that's happened to other people. On my visit I actually had to visit...More

1  Thank snappychappy2015
General Manager A, Manager at Shandwicks Edinburgh, responded to this review

Firstly I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for your experience with us and that you were made to feel self conscious in any way during your visit here. At Shandwicks we believe strongly that no forms of discrimination should be tolerated, a value...More

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a breakfast place near our hotel that would have a continental for me and Scottish for my husband. We tried this place twice and each time they had run out of food the night before and were not serving breakfast.

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

a great place to meet up with friends and have something to eat. Shandwicks is always worth visiting food is very good and will not cost you a fortune and the same goes for the drink

1  Thank GeorgeOB
General Manager A, General Manager at Shandwicks Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your comments. We look forward to you joining us again soon.

Reviewed 18 June 2016

Another visit to Shandwicks as the prices are so reasonable. Unfortunately as it was Friday night the DJ appeared at 9 pm and the music was cranked up so loud that it was impossible to speak to anyone. Never again on a Friday!More

1  Thank kathryndob
General Manager A, General Manager at Shandwicks Edinburgh, responded to this review

We are currently reviewing our entertainment on a Friday as more than once these comments have been made. In the mean time please be rest assured that our DJ will be reminded on the policy of a seamless progression in the early evening. Apologies and...More

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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