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The Fountain

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner
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About
Near Fountain Park
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$33
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub
FEATURES
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Called in to the Fountain Inn for a beer with my wife on a recent visit to Edinburgh.The pub is a few hundred yards down from the excellent Hampton by Hilton hotel where we were staying.We were welcomed into a lovely retro pub with a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank michael2250
TheFountain131, General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Michael thank you for your kind words and we are glad you like The Fountain. Hopefully the next time you are staying you will come back and say hello again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say a year or so ago this gastro pub was one of my favourite places for occasional dining, and it never let me down. The food was excellent. However, the last time I ate here - maybe 8 or 9 months ago...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pindle2015
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi There. Thank you for your review. We are always keen to get feedback on how we are doing and where we can improve. Im sorry you had what sounds like a mixed experience of good and bad. We will take your review on board...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have lunch here before going to the cinema. Decor was nice and pub had a nice feel to it. Menu was ok - I just wanted a lighter bite and nothing much appealed so had the soup. Broccoli and leek an unusual combination...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EMELeicestershire
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi. Thankyou for taking the time to write us a review. Im sorry the choice wasnt to your liking and that the service was a bit slow. This is not the norm but thankyou for bringing this to our attention. We do hope you come...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

We ate here on the recommendation of a friend. We went prior to the rugby and had a great afternoon. The service was attentive and friendly with the young waitress being very professional. Food was enjoyable the fish and chips were of a generous size...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mrslater
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thank you for your very kind review. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you all again. cu soon.

Reviewed 23 December 2018

The 3 of us visited for some lunch and drinks before the rugby and we all really enjoyed the day. Fish & chips x2 and a burger with all the trimmings went down really well along with a good selection of beers on tap makes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sshall11
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Glad you enjoyed the fish and chips and the Burger. Thank you also for the kind words towards the staff. will pass on your kind comments. always appreciated. Hope you got the result with the Rugby......hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 December 2018

We all enjoyed our dinner experience at The Fountain. The staff who greeted us and served us were friendly and attentive. The IPA beer battered haddock with home made chips was delicious. Would definitely dine here again when in the neighbourhood.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 2005Italy
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Hi there. so glad that you enjoyed your visit. we love that you had a great visit and thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Visited the Fountain today, not for the first time I hasten to add, their food is usually excellent. Sadly not their best effort today even though the place was virtually empty, (only 4 other diners plus 1 child), it took 45 minutes from ordering to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Panhandle1
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you so much for these kind words. I am very touched by them and glad that I was able to at least do something to improve your experience on the day. I look forward to seeing you and serving you again soon (with no...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 4, arrived at 11.15. Server was sneery at our request for a table, saying they were busy due to a football match (fair enough but restaurant only half full). Told us a table would be available in 45 minutes. Before...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 747lf
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Linsey Im very sorry to hear of your experience on Sunday. I can only say this is not the norm and can only apolgise for the service. It was a very busy day yesterday and the staff were a little under pressure but appreciate...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Turned up for Sunday Lunch and it was about a third full, told a big table was coming in and they could take our food order for 30mins, waited for 30mins and spoke to the staff again, told that it would still be another 30mins...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 556cw
TheFountain131, General Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi there. Im sorry to hear about your experience again...I didnt realise you had been treated the same before. I can assure you this is not the normal service given at The Fountain. I can only apologise but the Kitchen had been under a huge...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed in hotel nearby and on our 1st day we decided to go out for a dinner, The Fountain looked nice and was nice, we had burgers and beers that was just perfect. Came back again and had just perfect dinner. Staff is easygoing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank JoRuby
TheFountain131, Manager at The Fountain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2019

Thank you so much for your kind review and hope we made your stay a happier stay. Glad you enjoyed the food and the service.

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MaryM2931
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Response from KaterinaAndr | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about the gift voucher but I don’t think they do afternoon tea
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ELIZABETH B
12 April 2015|
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Response from David R | Property representative |
Yes everyday from 11am until 3pm.
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