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The Cambridge Bar

££ - £££American, , British
20 Young Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JB, Scotland
+44 131 226 2120
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cajun fries” (21 reviews)
“bean burger” (6 reviews)
“beef” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
20 Young Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We popped in early for a couple of drinks on 30 December 2018. Nowhere to sit we were told somewhat brusquely as tables all booked for lunch Seemed not full to us So an unwelcoming experience n altho locals we won’t go back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Blandorum
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A group of us booked here for our Xmas night out. The place has a nice atmosphere and friendly, helpful staff. The menu offers primarily burgers and thankfully they were extremely tasty and wide ranging, much better than any chain outlet you'd care to mention....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MattyJM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice laidback bar with excellent burgers and friendly staff. Couple of screens showing sports. Had a classic burger with cajun fries; worth it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a trip to Edinburgh in Dec 2018 we were looking for a place to watch the football (Tuesday 11th Dec). Rang first, staff were very helpful. Called in to watch the match, friendly atmosphere and really helpful staff. Watched other people around us have...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrewcarol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first visit to the Cambridge Bar and can’t believe I haven’t been before. Went with my daughter and found the service to be so friendly, genuine and first class. We did have to wait for a bit to place our order but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank loupowrie77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service, good choice of burgers, reasonably priced and delicious. Visited for lunch and was not disappointed. It is usually busy so worth booking a table in advance. would definitely visit again and recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Curlies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extensive choice of burger meats & toppings … probably the best burger I have eaten! Perfectly grilled outside and succulent inside. The side order of onion rings added to the culinary experience - the batter was crispy and not soggy as sometimes happens at other...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank doncarlos2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after browsing trip adviser to find a decent burger eatery whilst in Edinburgh. This place had too many good reviews to not give it a try and it did not disappoint. Visited around 4.45pm on a Saturday evening, it was already very busy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Spen16
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

What can I say, we visited this pub after seeing other reviews on trip, it was well worth the visit. Let’s start with the basics yes it is a pub so yes they show football and other sports on the tv’s but don’t let this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChrisSmudge
Reviewed 13 November 2018

For the last few years me and 16 close mates have been going to one of the Autumn Series rugby matches at Murrayfield. It can be difficult to book a table for 17 on a Saturday evening. We were politely turned down by several restaurants...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paradise785046
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
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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
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30 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Abi22Wilson |
Hi, we always recommend booking to avoid disappointment. However, we do have people coming all the time without bookings and endeavour to seat people as soon as possible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Young Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 2120
  • E-mail
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