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Tolbooth Tavern

Open Now: 12:00 - 23:00
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Great traditional quaint Pub

Tolbooth is a traditional quaint Pub with large selections of whisky , ales, and wines. I tried... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Quaint Pub on the Royal Mile

Stopped in after a tour of the Palace at Holyrood. Great atmosphere, nice people. Went upstairs... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
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9 Oct 2018
“Great traditional quaint Pub”
27 Sep 2018
“Quaint Pub on the Royal Mile”
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167 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BN, Scotland
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+44 131 556 5348
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Tolbooth is a traditional quaint Pub with large selections of whisky , ales, and wines. I tried some scotch whisky and it was delicious. My wife had a glass of white wine. Overall an excellent experience.

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

Stopped in after a tour of the Palace at Holyrood. Great atmosphere, nice people. Went upstairs and ordered the Warlock Pie for supper. Delicious! Some of the best chips since landing in the UK! Definitely would recommend.

Thank Isabelle G
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the Old TolBooth Wynd and popped in for a quick drink, with a baby in arms. The staff were great and sorted us a table, some good real ales and plenty of whisky to choose. The food looked great, so we...More

Thank MCP-Worcester
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Full of Scots... The occasional tourist wanders in... Great whisky... Caol ila was my tipple. Barmaid was friendly... Had a black dog behind bar which was equally so.

Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This quaint spot was on our walk back from the Palace. The bartender let us taste the draught and we decided to stay for a bite to eat. Burger and drink special hit the spot! Onion rings were outstanding as was the fresh burger and...More

1  Thank NCMarkJill
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Went in to Tolbooth Tavern on a recommendation. My partner and I each ordered a haggis; one standard, one veggie. The haggis was lovely but one portion between two would have been more than enough. It was like a bucket flipped up! I had one...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Bartender not the most polite person on earth: "Drink ok, will not serve you food". Many other better places in the area!!!

Thank EnriqueG420
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We walked through Edinburgh and looked online for a nice pub to have some food and a few pints. While we walked down the mile we saw the tollbooth tavern and stepped inside. We did not even got 1 meter inside of the pub and...More

2  Thank RonaldWitteveen81
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Came across this lovely find after full day in town (May 9th) . Our hotel was close and this would have been last stop before home and we are so glad we walked in. A lovely young "Emily Blunt" looked after us (don't know her...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great building with lots of history..The Guinness was perfect after a long hike. Staff is very friendly..

Thank Gseppe64
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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
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