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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pub is full of history and cozy and clean inside. The food was great - roasted salmon. There is even a skittles room which is great fun! It wasn't touristy as there seemed to be quite a few locals.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the valentines meal here. 3 courses and a glass of fizz for 27 pound. Food was very very good , dessert was amazing - chocolate sphere hiding a scoop of ice cream all lying on a bed of popping candy then waiter poured hot caramel sauce onto sphere which gradually melted into a delicious gooey...

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Thank Blair E
UK
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Hadn't eaten here for years, and we were meeting some friends for lunch. We received a nice warm welcome and our drinks order was taken quickly while we perused the menu. There was a good range of dishes, and we all chose the Sunday roasts - 4 lamb and 2 beef. The food was wonderful. A large helping of roast...

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Thank YolandaUk
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Christmas Eve dinner. Starters were lovely but mains were really mixed. Burgers and steaks were very good but Pork and Fish overcooked and mash was really dreadful, how can you mess up mashed potatoes? Usually brilliant but on this occasion very disappointing.

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Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Poor quality , taste and temperature. Lunch service took 1.5 hours ... and still below standard. Manager tried to resolve issues. Unfortunately it's an old inn and was pretty chilly which added to our disappointing PRE CHRiSTMAS outing!!! Can ' chains' provide good , tasty food ?? Time is special and sacred. This meal was neither !!!!

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Thank John F
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Family of 4, dinner dec 2016. Great old historical hotel, well renovated and clean. Ample car parking at rear. Good selection of main menu and desserts. All our meals were excellent. In a quieter part of Edinburgh. Old 10 pin alley at rear of hotel - which we were able to knock down a few skittles after dinner. If in...

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Thank OllieOakey
Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My wife and I were treated to Dinner and drinks here last Monday night , this is a place i would return to again as the team working here are excellent the food is Top class and the service is the same . keep up the good work .

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Thank gerdcoll1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were seated upstairs in the restaurant which was clean warm and well presented for our lunch.The room was in keeping with that of a quaint old pub. The service was attentive and well timed with appropriate breaks in between courses.we had the festive menu(a party of 11) priced at £20.95..this was excellent value for money for 3courses.I can recommend...

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Thank MARYMARY591
fife
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Visited this inn recently having checked it was dog friendly. on arrival directed to courtyard with dog and picked up menus. when trying to order at bar told not serving food to courtyard only drinks.when returning to bar 10 min later with other customer who ordered food for courtyard, told we could order food??? When it arrived sharing seafood platter...

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Thank mbrown60
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Came to the Sheep Heid Inn for a light lunch. Very friendly staff and good food. Enjoyed the cosy atmosphere. I had booked online and we arrived a bit late but this was not a problem and we were given a very friendly welcome and were well looked after.

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Staying in Southside & Holyrood

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighbourhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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Additional Information about The Sheep Heid Inn

Address: 43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh EH15 3QA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Sheep Heid Inn Edinburgh, Scotland
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“This is a restaurant - not an Inn.”
colliegirl101, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Down a narrow lane off Main Street”
OllieOakey, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Eat upstairs if in large group.more spacious and atmospheric.”
MARYMARY591, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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