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#97 of 308 Bar in Edinburgh
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Grassmarket
0.2 miles from Edinburgh Castle
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Reviewed 3 October 2020

Decent airy pub, good views over Grassmarket from the Castle end. Given the sorry demise of the Beehive in recent years, this will be our Grassmarket pub of choice. Those having food seemed to be enjoying it, we just had a beer which was good...More

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Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 October 2020

Well presented and very tasty food along with a fantastic choice of drinks served by knowledgeable and attentive staff.

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Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 30 September 2020 via mobile

Good welcome, excellent pub bistro food, great service and value for money. Haggis, tatties and neeps followed by deep fried mars bar - true Scottish delicacies with quality ingredients and served with a smile 😃

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 24 September 2020

The staff were brilliant, SD measures spot on. Food gorgeous (please put sandwiches back on for lunch, 3 people wanted them when we was there, make more money 😁)

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Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

We popped in while in Edinburgh as had been a few months early and enjoyed the meals on both occasions,the haggis neeps and tatties are absolutely lovely,we tried a deep fried mars bar,which was an experience I might not repeat but at least tried.Well worth...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 11 September 2020 via mobile

We went in this pub each evening during our 3 night mini break to Edinburgh. All other pubs in Grassmarket closed at 10pm but The Fiddlers Arms stayed open late. Good track and trace system in place, hand sanitisers available and friendly staff. Table service...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 5 September 2020

we traveled from london to the scotish highlands and ended up in edinburgh for or last night before going home to switserland.we walked past the fiddlers arms and decided to go for a drink there . it ended up for us that it was the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 31 August 2020

Good service good food decent prices and above all safe and efficient during pandemic. Recommend a visit

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Date of visit: August 2020
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RachelG3829, Marketing at The Fiddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Thanks for the great review! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2020

We visited this pub twice whilst enjoying a couple of days in Edinburgh recently. Situated at the bottom of the grassmarket in the old town. With its large windows it makes for a great place to people watch!! Drinks were reasonably priced and the food...More

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Date of visit: August 2020
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RachelG3829, Marketing at The Fiddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Thanks for the great review! Happy you enjoyed your visit and hopefully we will see you again next time.

Reviewed 21 August 2020

Warm, friendly, chatty, helpful staff. A lovely old-fashioned pub that had excellent social distancing in place that didn't get in the way of the ambience of the establishment. We'd make a point of visiting again.

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Date of visit: August 2020
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RachelG3829, Marketing at The Fiddlers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Thanks for the great review! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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Response from RachelG3829 | Property representative |
Hello. There is a limited number of tables in the Fiddlers Arms. They don't usually take bookings however should there be a wait for tables it is generally not more than 10 minutes.
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    The Fiddlers Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4