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Standard - CLOSED

24 Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TG, Scotland
+44 131 225 6490
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good15%
  • Average32%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
12 Oct 2015
“Great value ft or the centre of Edinburgh”
27 Aug 2014
“Soooo sloooooooow”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, French, British, Scottish
24 Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TG, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in here this evening in such a beautiful building and surrounding s.2 course meal and a pint for two folk only £21.75 excellent value and service.will go back again now the new train line from Edinburgh to Galashiels not long opened...More

Thank Talis_9
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Used this place a few times when it was the standard and it was slow but the food was ok. Now as mothers the slowness is combined with food that's nothing special. I hope the management are reading this. Either tell the chef to pull...More

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Horrible bar, bad customer service and the manager is incapable of running this establishment. Avoid at all costs!

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Very disappointing lunch at Mother's Bar. Some of the items on menu not available ! Soup was look warm and had to be returned ! Hamburger was very dry and served with an unappetising salad on a hot plate ! To top all this the...More

Thank ScottishTravellers
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Used an ITISON voucher for the Ladies Do Lunch Menu, which included an Edinburgh Gin Fizz or Peach Bellini Cocktail. The cocktails were delicious. We really liked the decor & ambience of the establishment, plus very pleasant, young friendly staff. Starters were Smoked Arbroath timbale...More

Thank womenabroad
Reviewed 23 October 2013

my partner and I recently ate at the standard for the first time as we were passing to go for drinks in stockbridge, my partner had smoked salmon starter with a rosemary roll, good to see a bar with high presentation standards that even makes...More

Thank keith g
Reviewed 11 February 2013 via mobile

Food was tasty, good portion size and well presented. Plenty of TVs for watching sport and free pies at half time which was a nice touch but atmosphere was not top notch. Toilets need a refurb.

Thank Lynsey K
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I cant really comment on the previous reviews as they go back a few years. We found The Standard after walking past many closed establishments on this night. On entering the place was packed with a great atmosphere and the bonus of sport being played...More

Thank tonysprings
Reviewed 6 October 2011

I have been several times to The Standard. The food and coffee is great, but on the last two occasions the service has been awful. The staff are polite, but very slow. Last month my boyfriend and I visited and sat near the window. Nobody...More

Thank Smashers999
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Reviewed 23 August 2008

dodgy service/decent food

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$43 - US$43
Bar, French, British, Scottish
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 6490
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