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Arcade Bar

) #177 of 1,863 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, British
48 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PB, Scotland
+44 131 220 1297
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“haggis” (252 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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48 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PB, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been there for my birthday dinner in May. I had a wonderful dinner. I like the environment and the food is very good. I had chicken with haggis, it was so tasty.I am going back this weekend with friends from Holland, so they can have...More

Thank Erika S
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I really enjoyed the atmosphere of this pub. She ordered the Princess Diana style haggis with a cream sauce, and I ordered what was supposed to be 'Edinburgh's award-winning pork, Stilton and asparagus sausages' and mash. What I got was very different,...More

Thank Eowithrania
Reviewed 6 days ago

Being in Scotland We of course wanted to try the finamous Haggis so scanned the web and tried it here with whiskey sauce. It was excellent as well as the stew pie would eat both englishes dishes again and gladly so. A very good place

Thank psibot
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried Haggis, Fish and Chips and the Fishcakes. The plates were well presented and the Haggis were pretty good, but the other two were average. The bar was quite full and the service was slow, it took a long time for our food to...More

Thank Raki84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to try haggis and googled. Found this one walking distance to my hotel. Was apprehensive with all the stories and perception playing in my mind before the food arrive but immediately change my mind the moment i sink my teeth in it. Very tasty...More

Thank Fei-Low
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb breakfast in this lovely bar, in fact so good we went back the following day for more. Service was excellent and the quality of the food was very high. The Scottish Breakfast is served straight from a skillet and was huge. If we hadn't...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go here is you want to try some amazing haggis! Their sausages are also really, really great. Cozy atmosphere, good service, well done :)

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced. Very expensive place. Good haggis, tasty desserts. Good service but with room for improvement. Horribly tiny toilets. Good but not worth the price

Thank katya_kudrjavtseva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arcade Bar could not be more conveniently located for tourists and travellers arriving to Edinburgh via Waverley Station. A terrific place for vegetarians as well as meat-eaters, Arcade offers a fine vegetarian haggis. I ordered the beef pie, which is not a pie but a...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great staff, can't ask for more! It's super cozy and welcoming and has an amazing tea selection. Loved it.

Thank Shinylifeforme
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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Questions & Answers
Sarahjane G
9 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Anna B | Property representative |
Hi, Yes but not the youngest ones, due to licensing restrictions we are only able serve kids age 5 and above. Regards Management
18 September 2016|
Response from dysmonn |
Yup ;)
18 September 2016|
Response from dysmonn |
For sure we will be open :) you are more than welcome to pop in and try our gluten free (or any) haggis :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 220 1297
Locally sourced Scottish food with a twist!
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