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The Dog House

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18-22 Clerk Street | Southside, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
+44 131 629 0275
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (5 reviews)
“mixed crowd” (2 reviews)
“the pub” (6 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub
PRICE
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LOCATION
18-22 Clerk Street | Southside, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Crazy place with very bizarre decorations and clientele to match. Beer and drinks plentiful. Weren’t there to eat, although the pub food menu was tantalizing.

Thank DawgPound81
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked in for a beer after our dinner and were astonished by the look inside. Someone must have spent an awful lot of time to get all that stuff in. The bar is full of great decoration e.g. puppets, lampshades, toys, display dummies, pictures...More

Thank Mathias S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe the situation in this establishment to be a health risk to the public at large. I refer to the unacceptable levels of hygiene at an Edinburgh pub in the Southside area, to wit, the Doghouse, a pub I visited recently and to which...More

1  Thank fandbedin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rather refreshing eccentric pub, with great quality snack/finger food,an most retired friendly old bulldog called Hero,with a crazy amount of old curios/antiques and oddities hanging on the walls, top quality sound system with good mature vintage rootsy to alternative piped music (not a metal/indie/80's bar....More

Thank Pan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We searched for dog friendly pubs in Edinburgh. Menu was a choice of chicken wings or chicken wings. Had to pay cash for part and card if above £5.00 for other food. Left hastily after a very quivk drink.

Thank duncanatupton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for drinks with friends and it was not busy at all. Wonderful 80s music was playing and the waitress was accepting requests! The pub is dog themed and has interesting decor. Lovely place all in all. Only put off (hence a 4 star)...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The atmosphere at The Dog House is simply great. Good music, quirky decorations and lots of dogs. Other than good drinks they are also famous for their chicken wings, even though I always go for the cheesy changa (not sure if spelled right)!!! If you...More

Thank KaterinaAndr
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Eight of us met here after work before heading to a local eating place. Had never visited The Dog House before and have to say a very interesting and quirky pub. There is certainly a lot going on with music playing, an old film on...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is such a good looking place. Perfect to have a quiet drink listening life music 🎶 Also it's a dog friendly place!!

Thank Veronica V
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Five of us, all adults Went in about 8.00 pm. Very busy but managed to get a table. Drinks very reasonably priced and a good team behind the bar. After a day at the fringe we were all hungry. Pub specialises in wings and we...More

1  Thank Gordon A
Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:00
Monday
00:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:00
Thursday
00:00 - 23:00
Friday
00:00 - 23:00
Saturday
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-22 Clerk Street | Southside, Edinburgh EH8 9HX, Scotland (Formerly McSorleys)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 629 0275
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