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The Mitre Bar

) #261 of 1,864 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
131-133 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
+44 131 652 3902
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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131-133 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here twice during the past 3 weeks and both times a lot of the dishes from the menu were unavailable. The first time we got the menus without any warning and my father-in-law tried to order 3 different dishes before he could find...More

Thank Theresnonameleft
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had lunch here on Friday. We just wanted sandwiches and they had a good selection. We had a cheese and chutney sandwich and a club sandwich both with homemade crisps and they were both delicious. The service wasn't great though. There were a couple...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for a drink late one afternoon to avoid the rain for a while and enjoyed the atmosphere. Saying that we decided to go back another night for dinner and our meals were good.

Thank Fun2Travel_7
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to this restaurant when we were in Edinburgh in late May for lunch. We really enjoyed it, and here is my review. The Food: To start I ordered a Scotch Egg to try, as I’ve never had one before and...More

Thank TheAverageTourist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A rare visit into town last Saturday was made extra special by the staff and service at this lovely bar. We were made to feel very welcome and the manager ( I think) was so friendly.. Totally made my night.. Thank you

Thank mck1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 8pm on a busy night, at 1st the staff just seemed rushed and brisk but when they got us seated (20min after arrival, even though the seat we got was empty at the time of arrival) they couldn't have been more helpful....More

Thank LGM5
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there once for dinner. Very good food, great service, nice atmosphere and reasonable price. I have nothing bad to say :).

Thank Marine K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fairly busy on a Saturday night, as you would expect. The guy that seemed to be in charge looked stressed to his eyeballs. He was abrupt to the staff and the customers. Reported that one of the urinals was overflowing and they were...More

Thank blueyUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in the evening to listen to the live music. We were purchasing our drinks separately and varied what we chose. 2 of us had double Baileys, served by different people at different times, whilst another had vodka and coke. Whilst 2 of us...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I popped in here for evening drinks. We managed a table by the window on some high chairs. Great atmosphere in here for a Thursday night. Lovely pint of Guinness. There were people sitting down the bottom having meals, but we had...More

Thank TheBigfella601
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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1 October 2016|
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Response from hpfl | Reviewed this property |
Certainly when we were there at 7:00 or so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131-133 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 652 3902
  • E-mail
You will find The Mitre Bar in Royal Mile Edinburgh within a short stroll of North Bridge, Waverley Station and Holyrood - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.The Mitre Bar is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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