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The Cambridge Bar

) #66 of 1,864 Restaurants in Edinburgh ££ - £££ American, , British
20 Young Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JB, Scotland
+44 131 226 2120
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
20 Young Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 382 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We planned to eat here because we weren't sure what time we could make dinner, so we needed a more casual place. Located beyond New Town and on a quiet street, late afternoon we walked past Oxford Bar until we reached Cambridge Bar, both on...More

Thank GEDLosAngeles_CA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was having a bad day and walked into this bar. Staff are friendly and very helpful. The burger was very good. Price excellent for Edinburgh. So left feeling much better. Great place and good food with friendly staff. Recommended.

Thank Scotsmantravels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recomended. The burger was excellent, and the palce was just as good. Quiet on a sunday evening. Beeing the center its also excel for a stroll in city after. Will definetey be back.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated at the West of Edinburgh's new town in Young street (via George street / Charlotte square), it's a traditional classic Scottish pub with a very good selection of real ales and it has a good wine selection as well. The best thing about The...More

Thank Teamkarma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here because of the raving reviews, have nothing to add. It's very good, great staff, nice atmosphere and setting. Lunch on a Tuesday wasn't a problem, and if you gad to wait for a table, the bar area is nice

Thank Bemmenegger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called here for a quick burger and it was the best ever. I had a Lamb burger with Tzatziki and wow it was amazing. Great service and good wines too.

Thank Fran R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classic Pub in the heart of Edinburgh, fast and friendly service. It is the best place for a pint and a burger. I always have the three alarm burger, it is delicious.

Thank Andoni A
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Dropped in for tea (we were staying nearby) and luckily got a table but I'd recommend booking as it was very busy.Great service,nice glass of wine and the most fabulous special of a lamb burger with tzatziki (so tasty!).I have no idea how my husband...More

Thank Lyn W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We loved everything about this place. The servers were excellent and helpful. The food was outstanding and reasonable. Highly recommended.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I always love the burgers here & the friendly service from the staff. Today we had great teriyaki burgers & a special request of pulled pork & coleslaw on a bun was accommodated with a smile by the lovely waitress. Food Prices are good for...More

Thank McAnnie1
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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Response from jotamarindo | Reviewed this property |
No , we just turned and were fitted in .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
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
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