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The Espy

) #290 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , Vegetarian Friendly
62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
+44 131 669 0082
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (119 reviews)
“crusty bread” (5 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
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Reviews (505)
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1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My favourite place to spend some time after hard day at work. They have great selection of beers, good food and staff is absolutely amazing. I would recommend to everyone!!!

Thank Mateusz W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This small bar/restaurant was one of the highlights of my trip to Scotland! Arran was our server and he was simply the BEST by far! We stayed for hours, and laughed so hard we cryed. I got an ice cream & liquor dessert that was...More

Thank postonapril
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place always busy so have to book in advance drink always good staff are very nice and food lovely always a good choice right on the beach too

Thank Frances G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We're regulars here as the burgers are great and the staff are friendly. Tap water provided without asking - a rare thing for some reason!

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local I went in here for one pint. At the bar I was told to sit down to order because I had my daughter with me. So the three of us sat down. I said I would like to order and pay at...More

1  Thank christinedobbin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out on a Wednesday evening to celebrate my husband's birthday. He was looking for a burger and we knew the espy wouldn't let us down. Delicious and generous. Service was a little scatty and burger took a little longer than it should but the very...More

Thank McScooter1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were pleasant, polite and helpful. The burger was good but I didn't care for the bun. It was too sweet. The chips and salad were crisp and the salad fresh. There was just too much for the plate and I had difficulty dealing...More

Thank arr1471
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in on a very busy early Friday evening and were seated promptly . Staff very pleasant and attentive, even though this is a bustling eating and drinking place . We shared the Espy nachos although my Son seemed to think they would not...More

Thank Gary Y
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The atmosphere is what attracts us here, it is very laid back, the kids can run about on the beach while the adults relax in peace. The Food is great too, though portions can sometimes be overly large. The staff are pretty much always friendly...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I was visiting Edinburgh and was worried about bringing the dog. I shouldn't have worried this is a fantastic pub. The dog can be very excitable but they were good with him. We were both warmly welcomed. Staff were very friendly, fantastic and helpful. Visited...More

Thank ScottishBordersGuy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62-64 Bath Street | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 1HF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 669 0082
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