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“Best Bar I have been in Edinburgh for ages”
Review of Burns' Bothy - CLOSED

Burns' Bothy
Cuisines: Scottish
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Neighbourhood: Princes Street and Gardens
Description: I have found the best eating place in Edinburgh and would like to share this with others. My partner and I ate here about a month ago and were so impressed we took two of our friends last week. The food is brilliant and the service is superb. We raved about this place to our friends and they thought we were exaggerating. Well they were just as impressed. We would really like to see this take off as it is a new business and we would like to be able to visit it for many years to come. The owners have clearly put so much effort into the business and no visitor will be disappointed.
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“Best Bar I have been in Edinburgh for ages”
Reviewed 26 August 2011

Been in this bar about 8 times in the last few months, what can I say let's start with the staff and food, tried a few things all cooked to perfection, real good food, staff always polite and smile.


Would like to say well done to chief, the place was busy the food was with us quick and very tasty.

Been in the bar a few weekends at nights, good, DJ pity about some of the singers on the Karaoke, will be back again at nights soon.

Spoke to the manager and the doorman outside both very nice guys.

Keep up the work, Edinburgh needs to know about this place.

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Thank lovefoodmusicandsex
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English first
Bucharest, Romania
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good food, good prices and good location”
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We've been staying in Edinburgh for 4 days in total, and tried a few restaurants and bars. This is by far the best one we've been to in the city center location: it's not a 'tourist trap', the food is really good and waitresses were nice too. It's excellent value for money, I was just sorry we discovered it in the last day in the city.

  • Visited August 2011
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Thank Mih_strikes
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Lossiemouth, Scotland
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 29 July 2011

Found this place by chance and went inside after liking the look of the menu displayed outside. The place was empty when we arrived and was a bit weary of staying for food. Really glad we did.

We both had excellent meals. The steak was cooked to perfection and great value at £13! Had a slight wait for food but certainly do not mind if worth waiting for. Have looked for this establishment on TripAdvisor for some time to leave a review and now glad that others are leaving reviews.

Everyone that has mentioned they are visiting Edinburgh, I always recommend Burns Bothy for good quality pub food at very reasonable prices.

  • Visited October 2010
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Thank Delly11
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
801 reviews
529 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
“Disaster”
Reviewed 12 July 2011

If you have food allergies of any kind, do not go near this place. They refuse to take responsibility for the ingredients in their food. My family recently visited and upon inquiring about my son's food allergies they simply refused to help and told us they would not be responsible for the contents of their food. Virtually all restaurants can tell you what should be safe and what is definitely not - this restaurant would do no such thing. If all restaurants took such a position a person with food allergies would simply never be able to eat away from home. Ridiculous.

  • Visited July 2011
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2 Thank CTManny
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wolverhampton
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“must try it again”
Reviewed 28 April 2011

Excellent .what a surprise.pie, lovely chips and beans and a pint of your choice for a fiver! right by the station too. desserts were really pricey tho so give those a miss if your on a budget. but it was a pleasure to go in and will again!

  • Visited April 2011
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Thank nic450
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