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Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar

Open Now: 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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CHILL BAR!

Nice relaxed bar with very good gin selection (most available mid-week at £3 per shot). Large pool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donal M
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Waterford, Ireland
Amazing staff

I visited with my colleague on a business trip to try and relieve stress and play some pool, I’ve... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Divan C
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2 weeks ago
“CHILL BAR!”
11 Jan 2019
“Amazing staff”
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Not your average Pool Hall. All welcome , no membership required.
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Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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79 Grove Street, Edinburgh EH3 8FG, Scotland
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+44 131 290 2205
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice relaxed bar with very good gin selection (most available mid-week at £3 per shot). Large pool room downstairs.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Donal M
bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Nice Review Donal, we really appreciate it and your business. Thank you for supporting the business and the family ;) much love..

Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

I visited with my colleague on a business trip to try and relieve stress and play some pool, I’ve been to my fair share of pool halls so didn’t expect the level of standard to be exceptional. That being said Marcos pool hall was no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Divan C
bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Now that is a great review, really appreciated and apologies for replying so late. Hope to see you soon..

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Great pool hall not too far from the heart of Edinburgh. Staff were really polite and super helpful. Amazing set up downstairs with loads of pool tables and a great area to have a few drinks upstairs if you need to wait for a table....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank trothers92
bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey Tommy, really appreciate the review. We inherited the space and had no choice but to put the bar upstairs, its a total bummer especially for the staff , although they have all reduced their body fat and toned up lol... Great that your review...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I came here last week for the first time and I must say I was impressed. It’s really modern inside and I like that the pool tables are all together downstairs with the bar separate. The student discount was a bonus but I think it’s...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Luke C
bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey its a good point on the card, if you have another suggestion let me know, older dudes have cash with them lol ;) The reason we take any deposit is the balls are grade A £100 a pack and somebody is bound to nick...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

The staff at Marcos Pool Hall were wonderful and the Pizza was outstanding. It's a beautiful establishment a short walk from the Town Centre. The Ground level houses the bar, restaurant and a pool table. The Lower level is home to a large pool hall...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Debra H
bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

wow, another cracker review, delighted you felt welcomed, we would love to welcome you back. thank you for the most awesome review Debra. x

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

They call themselves a pool and pizza bar but they know nothing about pool and the pizzas are horrendous. You have to trek upstairs to the bar and then go back when your pizza is ready to collect as they don’t bring them to you....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank edinburghexpert
bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Edinburghexpert, apologies for your sub standard experience. Struggling to see how we don't know pool, but hey ho that's your opinion and you are entitled to it. Regards the pizzas we now make them fresh and if you would like to come back and...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't bother coming here. We came on a Sunday evening - were the only people in the place. We ordered our food and took a seat in the deserted bar. 40 minutes later our food eventually turns up - a few frozen pizzas burnt...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Lorraine, appreciate the review, we have taken far too long to respond. We now make all pizzas fresh on the premis, if you want to get back in touch (email me paul@marcos.uk.com) and ill arrange for you to test one and hopefully have a better...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good environment, they are kind and fast at service. We could enjoy a pizza and a cider. WiFi works perfectly.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Meynichs
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Based on their website, I drove from Dundee on ladies night. It takes some serious bad vibes, then, for me to walk right out. That's what I did. I've played pool 25 years at pro level, so when I was greeted with the worst set...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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bertieson, Owner at Marcos Pooll Hall and Pizza Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Grouchy, appreciate the review, we have taken far too long to respond. If you are in Edinburgh soon email me paul@marcos.uk.com and we can arrange some pool for you, your experience is not what we class as the norm and we would like to make...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

A hidden gem in the centre of Edinburgh. A nice place to eat a generous pizza and listen to some great music. Nice courteous service too.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Iliyan B
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