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Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our second time visiting, and the food was very good, the bar staff were friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere was good. Note that this is part of a chain of pubs, so you’ll find the same menu elsewhere, but the atmosphere and...service are unique.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed yesterday

Doctors was a wonderful experience! A welcoming environment with great food and great people. I would recommend this pub to anyone travelling to Edinburgh. Best Pub Ever

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lot of fun :) The bartender was very kind and funny ! We advise you very warmly this place if you are looking for local food, hamburgers or fish & chips.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded today

Such a nice review to read, thank you so much. We can't wait to see you again, have a great day.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff, spotless location, and plenty of plant based options! Central and very spacious. Dog-friendly so you may see some fluffy pals!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed your time with us, hope to see you again soon! Take care.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good selection of beers - ales , craft and lagers ( and Guiness - so Im told ! ) - As pub grub goes this was excellent with good selection , well made and presented.Were able to reserve a table for four to eat and...stayed over three hours - bar manager and staff were brilliant - very friendly and accommodating - great atmosphere and very busy but didn’t feel like it was packed so just right . First visit but now on my list of Edinburgh pubs to visitMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're glad we could accommodate you guys, thanks again for coming, hope to see you all again sometime soon! All the best, Doctors' Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

Title says it all. On plus side, nice staff. Food decidely average. Perhaps ok if you lived local and had a night where you couldn't be bothered cooking but I'd pick somewhere nicer if visiting/special occasion.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Ultanmcd, we really appreciate your feedback! Thank you again for the great review!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good service, table booked short notice and accommodated. Friendly bar staff and food good. Non intrusive background music - adding to ambience.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Moraga880, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! Thanks again for taking the time to leave us this information about your recent visit. Take care!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great bar, visited twice during our stay in Edinburgh. The staff were staff were warm and friendly very. Great place to eat, with a relaxed atmosphere. Very close to the museums.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi S5923dvstevel, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at Doctors. We're happy we could meet your expectations! Feel free to reach out to us if you need anything. Have a wonderful day.

Reviewed 5 days ago

A big thank you to the great bartender on Tuesday 9th April! Friendly, charismatic and so helpful! The best bartender in Edinburgh by far!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Brett_the_hat, reviews like this give us motivation and help us ensure we provide high-quality care. We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Best wishes, Doctors

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, really good fish&chips and great beer. Friendly staff. Lovely ambiance. It was a perfect place for a tasty lunch.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Monika, very happy to hear you enjoyed your lunch and were well looked after. Take care and thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was delicious and reasonably priced. The bar tender was so lovely and hard working. Gave everyone a warm welcome. He was literally on point with everything. Nothing was too much bother and he was so cheerful. My son loved the steak and ale pie,...he said the gravy was delicious I had the halloumi flat bread which was so nice and with a side of chips and lovely homemade coleslaw. We would definitely come back if we were staying here longerMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Lisa, thanking you for the warm review. Very happy to hear your group enjoyed the whole experience. Take care and be good.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent lunch and great service from Darren. Very family friendly. Wine and food was great. Pub has lots of character in a central location.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Nicola, thanking you very much. We do try our best to make everyone feel comfortable and at home. Take care and be good.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to have our lunch here on the way back to our hotel. This is a Greene king pub and offers a good selection of food and drinks. The staff were really friendly and the food was tasty I had a haddock fillet fish finger...sandwich, side salad, coleslaw, cheesy garlic ciabatta and plain garlic ciabatta. I asked for a whisky of the barman’s choice and got a Bruich The Classic Laddie a very nice drop indeedMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Paul, thanking you. always nice to hear when people have enjoyed their experience. Take care and look after yourself.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with family for drinks and food on Good Friday. The Irish bartender gave us a lovely friendly welcome when we arrived. He was helpful with drink and food choices throughout our visit even though the bar was really busy. Haddock goujons and chips were...lovely, cheese toasties and sticky chicken were really tasty. Cheese toasties had a lovely salad with them. There’s a real mixture of people who go to Doctors which gives it a really nice atmosphere.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there Diane thanks so much for your fabulous reviews it’s greatly appreciated, have a great day

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely love this place - the food was delicious, the atmosphere was a mix of locals and tourists, and the service was exceptional. Truly, the bartender (who also runs food at lunch) doesn’t miss a beat! He greets everyone as if they were a friend....Went for lunch on a whim and the children asked to go back the next day … which is a testament to how welcomed they felt! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Greene King, Owner at Doctors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Elena, very happy to hear you felt welcomed and at ease in our establishment. Take care and look after yourself.

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Doctors is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5