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#23 of 308 Bar in Edinburgh
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Stockbridge & Dean Village
0.7 miles from Edinburgh Castle
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All reviews cajun chicken fish and chips rump steak liver side salad mash great traditional pub wonderful atmosphere tuesday night the sticky toffee pudding visiting edinburgh stockbridge ale regulars
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Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

Lunch in this bar is excellent. Not a menu filled with the usual pub fare but some delicious home cooked things instead. The liver and onions was to die for and my wife thoroughly enjoyed the sausage casserole. Simple heart warming food in what we...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

The Bailie has absolutely excellent food and bevvy . I seriously give it 10/10 and I have eaten there about 30 times in my life . Well done to everybody who works there . Archie Linklater

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020 via mobile

Booked here with mixed generation family for lunch. We all had the steak but why when you ask for it well done it comes cremated? Sister had hers medium and in my eye, this was well done as no blood/redness. Normally I would have said...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020

A few days ago we met our friends at the Bailie Bar for a late lunch. It was good for us as it is dog friendly. We had a cosy seat in the corner near the coal fire. The beer is good and so is...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020

This is actually my 7th time coming to the Bailie Bar, so that says something. My parents, who don't live in Edinburgh, come every time they pay a visit. We were there yesterday. The dishes are tasty and enormous. We had several dishes: the Bailie...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020

Sarah Jane is undoubtedly the epitome of local hospitality in pretty much the best local ever. Always with a smile and warm welcome she delivers hospitality perfection. A kiss from a rose on Valentine’s Day made it a night to remember.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 30 January 2020 via mobile

Visited for a few drinks with friends. Not much atmosphere but a nice pub to catch up in. Drinks reasonable price

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 8 January 2020

We eat and drink here very regularly as do our friends and family when in Edinburgh. High quality wholesome food and fantastic value. The liver and mash is exceptional. A good venue to watch sport on the TV -football, rugby etc and you'll always get...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

Smelly bogs, sticky carpets, rude restaurant woman, dodgy red wine at least beer still good. Complacent.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 22 December 2019 via mobile

Arrived on a whim after visiting Edinburgh Xmas market and despite being really busy, a member of staff found us a nice corner table in tbe restaurant to eat. My partner had the home made lasagne which came with side salad and garlic bread. I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Adam Z
7 October 2019|
Response from emilea19 | Property representative |
Hello there Adam, Children older than 5, and younger than 18 are allowed within the restaurant area of the bar between 11am and 5pm. After 5pm no children below the age of 18 are allowed in the bar. Hope this helps! Bailie... More
7 September 2018|
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Zoë T
29 November 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Yes great pub
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    Bailie Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5