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The Melville Bar

££ - £££, British,
19 - 25 William Street, Edinburgh EH3 7NG, Scotland
+44 131 225 1358
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  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (29 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
19 - 25 William Street, Edinburgh EH3 7NG, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on the @nd a Saturday we were a group of 4 with no booking young Man behind the bar very welcoming brought us over menus took our drink orders and a couple of beer samples so they could chose what they wanted we...More

1  Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super venue just off the beaten track from the hustle and bustle of the Capital. Warm welcome, super service and Fabulous food....... #MelvilleBurger #TheMelville #Capital #GetInvolved 🍻🍻🍔🍔

1  Thank 2011bob2bob
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived on an afternoon. It was a lovely experience. Very friendly staff, the interor and exterior was welcoming and clean. We had a groupon voucher and was a fab deal. The food was gormet style very tasty and filling. Will be back on our...More

2  Thank HalloweenHavok
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Groupon voucher - excellent value, food very nice and staff very friendly. Would recommend if you are looking for a pub feel in a central location.

1  Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The food was quite poor quality The staff have a very quick turn around and the last lady there hardly understood English and was not interested in welcoming us. I never reviewed the last 2 times as didn't want to give average reviews and after...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the Melville Bar. Had gammon and a beer. Stella. Good food and of course the beer is great. Inside a bit too modern for me, but really good option for lunch while visiting the city. Cost of average meal is £10 and beers are...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and had lunch at the Mellville Bar yesterday on a Groupon deal. Absolutely fabulous. Burger with fries , coleslaw and glass of wine/bottle of beer for 2 people for £14. Great burger and fries. Would gladly have paid the full price. They were...More

4  Thank Graeme O
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Wanted to get away from the business of Princess Street, so walked up a few blocks. Found the Melville Bar and it was busy (at lunch), so that's usually a good sign. Easy to find a seat inside, outside all taken, but that's ok as...More

2  Thank Lyle K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We bought a Groupon voucher entitling us to 2 burger meals and 2 drinks for £14. This is fantastic value in comparison to the menu and bar prices. Food was delicious and served by friendly and attentive staff. Not much atmosphere at 4.30pm on a...More

3  Thank Tam Carr
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This place is distinctly average. Average places, average interior and average cleanliness of toilets. Likely to find a rugby crowd inside if there is a match on

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 - 25 William Street, Edinburgh EH3 7NG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 1358
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Newly refurbished bar/restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh's West End serving great food and cocktails. Open till 1am Daily.
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