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Pear Tree House

38 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD, Scotland
+44 131 667 7533
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Average pub

A bit of an average pub. Nothing interesting on tap. Being winter, the beer garden was re-purposed... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Harris B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

With a range of comfortable sofas the Pear Tree is a relaxing venue for a cheeky afternoon pint of... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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4 Jan 2017
“Average pub”
26 Oct 2016
“worth a visit once”
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38 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DD, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
+44 131 667 7533
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

A bit of an average pub. Nothing interesting on tap. Being winter, the beer garden was re-purposed with a HUGE tv screen. I could see it from inside, it lit up most of the interior of the pub. Not that nice really. Great discount for...More

Thank Harris B
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

With a range of comfortable sofas the Pear Tree is a relaxing venue for a cheeky afternoon pint of beer.

Thank UncleDads
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Good area in the open, however in this cold in Edinburgh, you cant stay out for more than 5 minutes. Inside, it got very very crowded. Not sure why they allow so many people if there is no space. The beers are good, and staff...More

Thank Mjos123
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub during the fringe and received the worst customer service. Took friends along who were not from Edinburgh and was embarrassed at the service we were given. One friend stood so long at the bar that the person behind her had to point...More

1  Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Came here many times during the UEFA Euro 2016. Visited a lot of PUBs across UK from London to Manchester to Liverpool to York since I'm traveling but this is my favorite PUB. A lot of people came here to watch the game. Their food...More

1  Thank vinatraveler
Reviewed 5 September 2016

So many busy places during the festival, but the staff here were very efficient and even though busy. The beer choice was good and there is a good selection go beers at a reasonable price.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 5 September 2016

All the Pear Tree is really famous for is having the onyl decent sized beer garden in the centre of town. Unfortunately this means that it is at capacity when they sun is out but lifeless and quiet when it isn't. Decent choice of beers...More

Thank InEdinburgh
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Visited during the fringe where an array of musicians graced the outdoor stage. Lovely setting for a few chilled drinks in the sun.

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great bar on south side of Edinburgh. It has a massive outdoor area which is great to relax in the sunshine, free singers providing entertainment also. Loads of acts during August. Bar is pretty standard, average prices. The real selling point of this bar is...More

Thank Ross G
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

On a lovely day sat out in the beer garden after our visit to the Fringe it was packed but managed eventually to get a seat, there was a burger bar at very reasonable prices at the time we were there a few bands were...More

Thank BradfordGran
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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cannot find room prices traveling up from england jan for 4days thanks for any help terry
28 November 2016|
Response from Geoff R | Property representative |
Hi Terry, Pear Tree House does not have any rooms to let unfortunately (the name is historical rather than referring to a "guest house"). If you're looking for accommodation specifically on the Southside, there's a number... More