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US$9 - US$23
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best burger in Edinburgh? We googled this question to be directed to The Cambridge Bar and it did not disappoint! Beautiful quality locally sourced beef or buffalo burgers. Lots of variety of toppings. You can also chose to have your burger as a salad,...without a bun which is delicious and leaves room for a sumptuous desert such as chocolate brownie or Triple chocolate cheesecake. Staff and management were delightful and a great choice of ales, spirits and wines. Worth a visit for a fantastic real burger. Real fires too!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place never disappoints! They have such a clever menu - non meat eaters can get all the trimmings as the meat eaters as standard of you can build your own. Portion sizes are big we normally share fries and onion rings.The staff are awesome...!More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 20 December 2021

It's been a long time since I've been able to visit Edinburgh but the Cambridge Bar is as good as ever; the burgers are just the best. My wife chose to have a bunless burger with salad and her salad was really impressive. We also...have a big side of onion rings. Great value! Oh, and the beer is always varied and good too.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 19 December 2021

Popped in without a booking and the lovely staff were able to accommodate us on a table booked for later in the day. Burgers exceptional as always (I replaced my burger bun with a very generous salad) and the fries were prefect. Top quality food...and service, highly recommended.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 30 November 2021

We had a recent weekend away in Edinburgh. My wife is a coeliac, therefore needed to find somewhere to eat who were switched on with regards to providing safe gluten free options. The communication with Louise before our trip was 1st class. She completely put...my mind at rest and was always more than happy to answer any questions. Regarding the food, you will probably never taste a better burger in your life. The choice is amazing, the taste is even better. Really good size portions. The bar had a really nice atmosphere and the staff were great. We will definitely book here again next time we are in Edinburgh.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 16 November 2021

Great atmosphere fantastic food. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Great choice, highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 15 November 2021

I was in the Cambridge one lunchtime in October (2021) having one their famous & fabulous burgers when I enquired if they would take a booking for my 50th birthday celebrations. Most people don’t seem to know that there’s a room upstairs that can be...hired for events. I didn’t! They showed me the room which is a decent size for a party of about 55 people and has its own dedicated bar and access to ladies and gents’ toilets. Louise (bar manager) and her team were brilliant in helping to organise the event catering (really great food and really great value!) – even making sure my vegan guests were catered to! Big thumbs up! I was able to connect my Spotify party playlist to their in-house system and the bar staff were superb! Incredibly friendly, helpful, and looked like they were enjoying the night just as much as we were! So, if you’re looking for a really good venue for a medium sized group of people, centrally located and with management and staff that are very easy to deal with, give the Cambridge a try, you won’t be disappointed. 5 *****More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 13 November 2021 via mobile

Delighted to be back at the Cambridge today where the friendly staff, amazing service and outstanding burgers (and fries and onion rings) were all great as usual. The friendly vibe that is created by staff (I think) permeates to customers.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 11 October 2021 via mobile

Arrived expecting a decent burger a nice pint. Left having had one of the best burgers I’ve ever had, a few great local ales and exceptional service. A welcome surprise.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 16 August 2021

Love this restaurant! Their burgers are incredible and the service is wonderful. Highly recommend the cajun or smokehouse burger.

Date of visit: June 2021
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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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The Cambridge Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4