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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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WHISKI Bar & Restaurant is a multi award winning venue specilaising in fresh local Scottish produce. Award winning whisky range of over 300 whiskies and delicious fresh food is on offer all day. Add in LIVE Scottish musics every Night - FREE and you have the "ultimate Scottish experience".
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Called in here on Sunday night it was very busy but didn't have long to wait for a table. I had the steak and ale pie and my husband had the salmon both were very good. However I found the sticky toffee pudding quite dry...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the Royal Mile, this is a great boozer. The selection of drinks was fantastic, the prices very reasonable, the staff very helpful and the rugby excellent, well worth calling in.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in by chance because it looked so cool being painted purple on the outside! Inside is so quaint - true pub experience. Loved the chicken sandwich. Fries were magnificent! Order the bowl of olives from appetizer section to go with whatever you ar having...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank j0siannep
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly, warm and relaxed atmosphere with smiling, professional members of staff. Great, great selection of whiskies and other drinks. Live music every night. A real treat!

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

We came here on a busy Friday night and staff were working flat out to accommodate everyone but still very friendly and polite. We had a whisky flight (which was thoroughly enjoyed) and then some wonderful cocktails. All drinks were served to a great standard...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 723claref
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

We ate here on our last day in Edinburgh and had a 3 course meal for a early Christmas dinner and the food was pretty good. There just seemed to be too much of it and some of us were struggling to fit dessert in....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 18AndrewT
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We were supposed to be going to Edinburgh Christmas market but as usual in Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 the weather was awful so instead we head to pub 😬 Cullen skink was amazing, service was great a lovely way to spend the afternoon

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anjip_3
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Eating here was The only negative part to an otherwise great weekend in Edinburgh! Ate here as was near to hotel we stayed at and took kids! Service was not good! Waiter was rude! Steak was unedible - (the whole steak was sent back) didn’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank l j
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Considering this is a bar we were greeted almost at the door taken to a window table, the barman even brought us beer/cider tasters to try before we chose our drinks, that was great personal service, and they were busy too! There was a constant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 334anyah
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

The ambience, atmosphere and decor are excellent (although the piped music was a little loud). Staff/service friendly and helpful. Menu choice ok and food good. But this place is not cheap. £113 for two mains, one dessert, an average bottle of wine and one whisky...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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12 August 2018|
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Response from Walkidio |
I was emailed back by them today and they said they don't
12 May 2018|
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Response from Whiski_Rooms | Property representative |
Yes we allow babies and children and are very family friendly but there are licensing law restrictions later at night which require children to leave the premises by a certain time.
27 February 2018|
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Response from Whiski_Rooms | Property representative |
It is open till ~10PM
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