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The Fiddlers Arms

££ - £££, British,
11-13 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HY, Scotland
+44 131 229 0327
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“haggis” (86 reviews)
“fish and chips” (30 reviews)
“pie” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
11-13 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HY, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking at the many bars on Grassmarket for something to eat and finally picked the Fiddlers Arms. The staff are really friendly and helpful (I had a dilemma over what to pick to eat as it all sounded good). The food was well...More

Thank MacysMeanderings
Reviewed 4 days ago

When we entered at 11 AM it was almost empty. We ordered breakfast and it was excellent. Soon many more people entered.

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Thank jan_van_liempd
Reviewed 5 days ago

Customer service was excellent and they have a wide variety of drinks for you to choose from. The food was good as well.

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Thank v1wilson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a delicious lunch in this lovely pub. Our waiter was excellent and the food was good. Can recommend the Innis and Gun lager as well!

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Thank Kim J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great and affordable lunch here. On Saturday night we went here for a drink. It was a great evening with live music.

Thank Martijn V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and attentive staff, good food. Best Haggis of my trip! Would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a pub with an old-school atmosphere.

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Thank motopazza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This traditional Scottish Pub was located across the street from our Airbnb. It’s right under Edinburgh castle. Great food. Fast and friendly service. Busy but not hard to get a table. Fairly priced. Good drink selection. Highly recommend.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here one evening for dinner. They were quite busy as it was a Saturday night. We were a party of two seated at a table for six. A short while later a party of four joined us, which was fine....More

Thank rachbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a late lunch here after a day at Edinburgh Castle and only went here cuz the more prestigious White Hart's Inn was full. Food was actually good. I tried the haggis, neeps and tatties for the 1st time so I'm not really sure how...More

Thank tingdiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Grassmarket area of Edinburgh for a couple of weeks. This was our "go-to" place to have dinner on most evenings.

Thank Richard D
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 229 0327
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