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Ryries Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a great Edinburgh pub Staff so so good nice n friendly Wendy manager 👍 Alan Craig louise Dylan and the lovely girl with the purple hair 🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈 We hD great tennis catch up such a lovely old fashioned bar that hasn’t gone up market...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for a few drinks and the staff are very friendly. Food portions are on the small side and a bit pricey for what you get. Menu range is fairly basic. On the plus side, the ambience is good and the Guinness is great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank belfastgirl007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is located immediately outside Haymarket Station and is very popular with rail travelers at all times of the day. Serves a great pint and gives a friendly welcome. Much more expensive however than a modern 'chain' bar across the road. It's a very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TamC223
Ryries B, General Manager at Ryries Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi TamC223, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. We take pride in offering a great tasting pint, friendly service with a relaxing atmosphere. Unfortunately our prices are slightly higher due to being an independent bar and our location. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to stop for a beer and get some snacks! The nachos with cheddar cheese were really good, however I cannot say the same about the onion rings which tasted a lot like oil. Average prices.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank barbara6ff
Ryries B, General Manager at Ryries Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi barbara6ff, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback that we receive. I have also passed your feedback about the onion rings on to our Kitchen Manager to see how we can improve on how they are cooked & served. Thanks The Ryrie's...More

Reviewed 12 January 2019

Cheerful environment, friendly staff, what's not to like? Excellent location , basic food menu (but I ate elsewhere)More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BandTB
Ryries B, Manager at Ryries Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi BandTB, Thank you for the great review. We take pride in offering a friendly and relaxing environment. Hopefully on your next visit you can give our food try, it is prepared fresh on site and many of our visitors are pleasantly surprised with the...More

Reviewed 30 December 2018

Not a bad bar, 3 minutes walk to Haymarket Station (without crossing any roads). Beer was well kept and plenty of choices. Pleasant staff and plenty of tables. Just don't miss your train!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alanthebairn
Ryries B, Manager at Ryries Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Alanthebairn, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope we didn't make you miss your train with our tasty beer and pleasant staff :) Is there anything we could have improved on to make it 5 stars? Thanks The...More

Reviewed 26 December 2018

We stopped here for a beer at the end of a day of walking all over old town and new town. It was close to our hotel and was a nice quiet place. Not much in the way of customers here, but it might just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Palletts2013
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Ryries is a bit of an instution for locals in the Dalry road area. it is an old pub and typical of its day. smallish bar split in two with a restaurant upstaiars. it has a limited range of beers which are usuallly kept ok....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jimmacneilage
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I loved this pub! The staff was friendly and helpful, and offered some great whiskey choices. The food was great and very filling, just what was needed after a long day of sightseeing! Try the steak pie, fork tender beef in a rich gravy. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann N
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Poor selection of ales - service variable but generally poor, staff unaware of who had been waiting longest to be served.

Date of visit: August 2018
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10 October 2017|
Response from Ryries B | Property representative |
Hi Norrie, I would say to avoid disappointment 12 o'clock would maybe be easier to ensure you receive your lunch in a quick time frame. Most of our dishes take around 10 - 20mins to be served as everything is freshly cooked... More
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