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“A hidden gem”
Review of Jolly Judge

Jolly Judge
Ranked #6 of 214 Nightlife in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Welcome to the Jolly Judge public bar in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. Low beamed ceilings, warm fire and a tranquil atmosphere, this is Scottish hospitality at its best. Sample the wide range of malt whiskies, real ales and tempting bar lunches.
Liverpool
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Hidden down a side street off the Royal Mile, this little gem was a great base for a local beer!
We loved its cosy atmosphere and its selection of drinks to offer!

Visited May 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
142 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Small but Perfectly formed!”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Tiny little pub just off the Royal Mile. Friendly staff, good choice of drinks and very cosy atmosphere. A little gem.

Visited May 2014
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Radcliffe, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
173 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Jolly times in the Jolly Judge”
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

The food was pretty good and the staff are friendly and attentive.
There was live music on when I went and the band was good-though a little loud volume wise. It could be hard to hear.

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England
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Quirky little Bar with great lunch snacks and Beer”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stumbled upon this bar looking for a nice coffee shop it looked so inviting we thought we would give it a try and see if they did lunch. Five of us ate crusty french bread with home made spicy bean soup and local beer all round the bill only came to just over £20 which was very reasonable. After this the Jolly judge became our local whilst on holiday, its defiantly worth a visit .

Visited April 2014
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Thank JanetteD
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The_Jolly_Judge, Owner at Jolly Judge, responded to this review, 24 April 2014
Thanks for dropping by, we're delighted you enjoyed your time in Edinburgh and the Jolly Judge.
We've worked hard to provide simple food at a good price and to complement that with great beer in a cosy atmosphere.
Do drop by next time you're in town.
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Mexico City, Mexico
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Cosy and little pub”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Tiny but full of personality, delicious homemade soup and sandwiches. Completely worth the visit during a cold afternoon walking though the Royal Mile.

Visited December 2013
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The_Jolly_Judge, Owner at Jolly Judge, responded to this review, 24 April 2014
Small but perfectly formed (us I mean).
Thanks for your review, we read and act on all of them.
Hope to see you next time you're in Edinburgh.
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