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Definitely worth a visit

Would not have found this bar only for a friend recommended it. Definitely worth a visit. Quirky... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Quirky bar with an excellent atmosphere!

Great bar with a great atmosphere. Cocktails were excellent too. I definitely recommend using the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dorset, United Kingdom
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7 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DL, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 131 220 0310
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard great things about Hoot, but we a bit underwhelmed. The entrance is quirky, but the bar space was dark and more shabby than chic. There was a strong bleachy smell and the laminated menu was sticky and needed a wipe. Not a...More

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Would not have found this bar only for a friend recommended it. Definitely worth a visit. Quirky little underground cocktail bar. The lads behind the bar were great fun and very good at what they do. Great menu of different types of cocktails, not the...More

Thank aoifeg1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great bar with a great atmosphere. Cocktails were excellent too. I definitely recommend using the claw machine to pick some flavours for your cocktail! A quirky idea that makes the visit that little bit more fun!

Thank MRLill85
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Discovered this bar after a recommendation while out shopping. Very different and quite a hipster vibe going on but definitely not in a bad way! Definitely recommend trying some of the Boozy ice cream and having a go on the claw machine to pick flavours...More

Thank emma h
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Stopped in here for one, which turned into two it was so good, for my friends 30th birthday over the weekend. The bar was packed but that did not slow the service. The cocktail menu is a far cry from bog-standard with some really creative...More

Thank louiseh288
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Always pop in when we go to Edinburgh, but last night was very busy but we got even better service than usual. The staff where amazing and even though they were busy making loads of different cocktails they still had time to have the craic...More

Thank rn509796
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Hoot is a great place for the youngster for party, crowded , loud music , compact , underground, the drinks are great , atmosphere is happening and price is reasonable. location is very central. worth visiting for couple of drinks.

Thank aditya k
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Brilliant cocktails and attentive staff! Great Dj's play on Friday and Saturday nights! Will defiantly be going back!

1  Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Reserved a table for six, turned up a couple of mins before our reservation, waited at the bar for a little while to be greeted/ served by the inattentive staff, by which time we were told our table had been given away. I suspect the...More

1  Thank leningrad987
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best pubs I've ever been to. The atmosphere in the place is second to none with their kitschy vintage decor and chilled out staff. The cocktails were delicious, expertly made by Scott and Beth and kept coming by Brad!! My...More

1  Thank Ellie S
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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
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