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Joseph Pearce

££ - £££, European,
23 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
+44 131 556 4140
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“bloody marys” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
23 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in with friends on Saturday afternoon... service was fantastic and the staff were very helpful and friendly. the food was devine and very reasonably priced. Warm atmosphere and no negative issues. would highly recommend to visitors.... well done to all the lovely staff ...

Thank Jasperlee67
Anna C, Manager at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you so much for a very heart warming review. We hope to see you back soon! Lots of love from all of us at Joseph Pearces

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch with friends,family and 16 weeks old baby. It was a bit hassle if you bring a pram inside because the place its a bit tight. Not so much variety on the menu and the food taste was so so. Friendly staffs...More

Thank niachan87
Anna C, Owner at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello Appreciate it is a bit of a tight squeeze with a pram. I can recommend our other two kids friendly places Hemma Bar and Akva Bar. Children welcome til 8pm. Kind regards Anna Christopherson

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Joseph Pearce has been my local for 4 years now and can honestly say it is a fantastic bar. The staff are awesome and always intereact with customers and could not be more friendly or helpful. The food is great and drinks are well priced....More

1  Thank David M
Anna C, Manager at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Hello David, Thank you so much for a very warming review. It is the people that makes Joseph Pearces such a welcoming and warm place. And of course some of the crazy events eg Crayfish parties ;) See you soon back at JP's Lots of...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I feel like I have visited enough times to justify this review. I think this is a great wee bar, great decor, good food and drinks selections. The only problem here is the staff. They have been incredibly uninviting everytime I am in there, with...More

Thank adjm1991
Anna C, Owner at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Dear customer, Can i ask when it was you visited so i can go to the bottom with this? Have all staff been uninviting when you have arrived? It is obviously the opposite of what we feel what we stand for and the usual feedback...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Traditional pub transformed into a family friendly place with a Scandinavian menu. Interesting decor and furniture. Good range of beers. We had brunch, which was good value and nicely served.

Thank Alan T
Anna C, Owner at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thank you very much for yoru review! Best regards From all of us in Joseph Pearce's

Reviewed 2 October 2016

Pleasant lunch of finger food. Interesting range of beers and ciders on tap and bottled. Interesting decor, clean and comfortable.

Thank Kaychsea
Anna C, Manager at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Thank you for your review! From all of us in Joseph Pearce's

Reviewed 22 September 2016

JPs used to be one of my favourite and regular haunts when I lived in Edinburgh. I hadn't been for a while, when I returned last night I could not have been more disappointed. The menu was truly abysmal. Long gone are the quirky books...More

1  Thank Laura M
Anna C, Owner at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Dear Laura, I am sorry to hear you are disappointed. We have had issues with lack of chefs last week and we will be changing our menu , so please dont write us off completely. Apologise! Kind regards Anna & Mike Christopherson

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Met friends here with their kids & baby for lunch. Staff were very helpful in getting us settled & talking through the menu & vast drinks selection including craft beer & gins! They also offer a brunch menu which looked great. Opted for the Special-Handmade...More

Thank najock
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Joseph's has three distinct spaces and in retrospect - since we wanted to chat and catch up - we should have asked to be seated in the back, where the acoustics are probably quieter! The high-ceilinged bar itself is cosy, lively, bohemian and (at least...More

Thank Skylark42
Anna C, Owner at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Hello Thank you for your feedback. It is a traditional way of serving the meatballs but could be suggested to have a side salad . The crayfish salad is one of our top sellers and sour cream are more used in the Scandinavian kitchen than...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Evening meal and a couple of drinks - reasonable choice of menu, extremely helpful and friendly staff and the food was very good. Good value for money and would not hesitate to recommend a visit.

Thank JIM T
Anna C, Owner at Joseph Pearce, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you so much Jim, Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you back to Joseph Pearces very soon! Kind regards From all of us in Joseph Pearces

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Janet L
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Hello Janet, Thank you for your bookings. Sorry for the late reply. We dont usually dont check tripadvisors for bookings. There is availability for 10 ppl on Saturday 20th August. Please call 0131-5564140 Kind... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Elm Row, Edinburgh EH7 4AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Leith
  • Neighbourhood: Leith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 4140
  • E-mail
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Pub
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