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The Canny Man's

) #690 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh ££ - £££ , British,
239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
+44 131 447 1484
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (3 reviews)
“crab” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
££ - £££
239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

I have known the Canny Man's since I was a child -My Father drank there- in the snug- I have had many a happy hours there- my Daughter worked in the bar- the lunches I have booked for special times or just simple pleasure- all...More

Thank Heavenly577
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Love this place, went maybe 10years ago and it hasn't changed a bit, which is why it is so good! Great food, fantastic service, lovely atmosphere and good value. Not to every ones taste but certainly my wife and I love it. (Not suitable for...More

Thank Torquil R
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I'd not visited The Canny Man's for 19 years but took my wife there for lunch today and was treated as if I'd never been away; it was a heart-warming experience. We travel widely and this is one of the most professionally run pubs I...More

1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Booked a table for Tuesday evening for 4 at 8PM. Excellent pub full of atmosphere. We had a lovely table set out in a nice part of the bar. Ordered drinks at the table and then the menu came. Apart from soup ( which was...More

1  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Not being from Edinburgh I wasn't sure what to expect when invited to the Canny Man's by a friend. It was certainly totally different, as regards the staff, to the recent negative review. I found them very approachable and helpful and we sat outside in...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Dear people of Edinburgh. Like many of you I live in an amazing city with some wonderful bars, restaurants, theatres etc, the Canny Mans could be one of those places as it has some real character about it. Unfortunately what lets it down is the...More

12  Thank Grover1665
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Four of us enjoyed an excellent Sunday lunch (again) in the familiar, but quieter surroundings (compared to a Friday evening!) of our favourite Edinburgh pub. The choice of starters, main courses and deserts was great and we all agreed that everything was as close in...More

2  Thank RdPT
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Some of the other reviews here are nonsense. Been many times now and this is one of the best pubs in Scotland, let alone Edinburgh. Incredible malt whisky selection, unique decor and great atmosphere in the evenings especially.

Thank Munkondi
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Same thing happened to me , not long ago , terrible attitude from bar manager , even had the cheek to say that she didn't have to give a reason for her refusal , maybe it was because I was English !,, never returning there

9  Thank gort242
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This has got to be the worst pub I have been in it is very smelly toilets stink and staff are very rude

8  Thank dek69
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Is it child friendly ?
4 January 2017|
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Response from lastword2016 | Reviewed this property |
This is a very good pub which serves very good food. Families do go to it, but it's not the first place in Edinburgh I would think of for a child-friendly experience!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Morningside Road, Edinburgh EH10 4QU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 447 1484
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