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Bees - CLOSED

21 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QG, Scotland
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26 Aug 2013
“Bye Bye Bees”
23 Aug 2013
“Scotland the worst!”
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21 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QG, Scotland
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

Having visited twice during Edinburgh Fringe 2013 and enjoying it I decided to note for future reference... only to be told by its manager it was closing at the end of August. I'm sorry to see it go as it was a good idea to...More

Thank Backdrifter
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Had to wipe the table ourselves, waited half an hour for stone-cold soup and had to request our drinks again after we were almost finished eating! Despite being 2 of only 4 customers, the service was dire - would have been faster to do it...More

Thank papa-brucie
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Great little place, definitely worth a visit. Nice food, lovely cakes ... superb place for a cuppa with your friends.

Thank MCfromEdin
Reviewed 11 April 2013

A great cafe for snacks, the odd glass of wine, a wide variety of teas, good coffe and great scones. If your looking for a coffee shop in the area, turn the corner, down Candlemaker street for something a little different. If you want a...More

Thank Maclighter
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Found this café really relaxing. The shark cave was a great place to chat with friends. Staff were friendly and the place was spotless. Well worth a visit.

Thank PadraigV
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Cosy little pub on Candlemaker Row, with a small bar area serving light bites from soups to toasties to scones. It's refreshing to have somewhere you can have all assortments of tea and coffee or indeed an alcoholic beverage. The place has nice decor with...More

Thank atomcitygirl
Reviewed 19 March 2013 via mobile

Good for chat over coffee or tea. However will not recommend this if you were hungry. Also, dont forget to not eat any outside food here because you're not allowed to. It'd be pleasant if the waitresses here would tend to you with more attention....More

Thank Victoriaphc
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Met a friend here for lunch, they have a small selection of toasties & quesadilla type things. My first filling of choice was no longer available but they weren't particularly friendly/polite about it. The toastie when it arrived was fine but nothing to write home...More

Thank SWtravelling
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Bees is a buzzing little cafe on Candlemaker Row which could be easy to miss. It has a main area with window seats, bar and tables and another area through the back. There is cute simple decor with various teapots which get used. There is...More

Thank papercup85
Reviewed 13 October 2013
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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  • Address: 21 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
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