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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitised menus
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Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$21
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Broughton & Calton
0.2 miles from Princes Street
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All reviews haggis fritters burger salad great atmosphere close to our hotel table service saturday night pub pint scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food with generous proportions. The menu is varied and unusual and the attention and service from the staff was outstanding. The whole place had a really modern feel to it. We will come back again.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic service! After arriving in Edinburgh we stopped here for a quick drink and quickly decided to book a table for dinner. The decor is amazing, the staff have such an amazing attitude and Bruce was so funny. The food was delicious and the portions...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off with my wife for a snack and a few drinks, got seated no issues, then sat and sat, tried waving down the staff a few times with no luck, after about 10 minutes it became a running joke about us being ignored, watched...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greeted with a big smile and quickly shown to a table. Order and drink swiftly taken and delivered. Bruce on the floor with a charm like no other accommodated for my Tequila needs. All round great spot, lovely staff. Highly recommend 👌🏽

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this bar while walking around Edinburgh on a raining Tuesday. Were greeted promptly and seated quickly with no reservation. Service was quick and friendly. Bruce looked after is ensuring that we didn't wait for drinks. The food was fantastic. Fresh hot and good potion...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 21 June 2021 via mobile

Just stopped for breakfast and was delighted. We had a breakfast bap each (my partner actually had two, but not because they were small, he's just a hungry lad!), mine with veggie sausage and his with sausage, bacon and egg. They were really tasty! More...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 19 June 2021 via mobile

Just popped in for breakfast and had the best bacon roll ever. Cappuccino and the service was very good too. Main menu looked good, will definitely return when next in Edinburgh.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 16 June 2021 via mobile

We visited this bar/eatery 4 times during our stay in Edinburgh our 1st dinner was about 7ish Monday evening not busy so able to eat without booking our server was a very bright chatty young man who made sure we had everything we needed, we...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 15 September 2020 via mobile

Been here before like a week before and had a great time, lovely meal and lovely staff,so that’s why we decided to go again,omg what a change especially with a stupid member of staff,first of all I was challenged as I was walking to the...More

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

Me and my boyfriend ate here for our first night as it was close to our hotel and WOW what a way to kick start our adventures in Edinburgh. Firstly, all the staff were wonderful, friendly and I could not fault them. The bar itself...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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No it’s just 5 mins away in direction of princes street
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Sorry for late reply. Yes they cater for specific dietary requirements.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Newsroom

Yes, The Newsroom is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Newsroom is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4