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Bramble Bar & Lounge

#275 of 1,783 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
New Town
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16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
+44 131 226 6343
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16:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this cocktail bar, it was recommended by family and we're really glad we came. Friendly staff, great cocktails at good prices. Cool seating area and we loved the music!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for some interesting bars, we saw that this one had some good reviews and decided to give it a go. As other reviews suggest, we walked straight past it the first time (it only has a little gold sign and sits below a plain-faced dry cleaners). Once we were in, the service was excellent and friendly and we did... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to talk. I don't mind a casual shout. But holey moley. We were HOLLERING AT EACH OTHER to be heard over the crazy phat beats that were blasting from the speakers. Then obviously no crossfade happening, so suddenly everyone in the place is shouting at their counterparts in a dead silent room... Also really dark so every 2... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic little cove of hip hop, bass and booze!! It's small but perfect! We came here after dinner as a nearby choice for cocktails and was taken aback at the service and feel of it all. Careful if your looking out for it as it is very easily missed in the street had to ask the bouncer if it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we eventually found bramble, we were greeted with two seats at the bar. The guys helped us find the perfect cocktail and we sat and watched them work their magic! Definitely worth the visit!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bramble create and serve some of the most unique and delicious cocktails I have ever tasted. It's so good I visited for one drink and ended up staying for three! The absolute embodiment of the phrase "hidden gem" - as we literally had to search to find it. Bramble is located in an unsignposted, underground basement on Queen Street and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to go, u need to know where are u going. The place it's a bit tricky to found it, but it's worth it. Easy decoration, the place start on the first drink u get. Amazing bartenders that they know how to work and how to do a perfect drinks. Short menu of cocktails, but for what more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service brought my love back for chartreuse. Very interesting quaint establishment. Would 100% come back again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away and can be quite a challenge to find but it is worth it. Great drinks and atmosphere, very friendly staff.

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Thank Jenny C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Brilliant bar, great service, amazing selection of cocktails and competitively priced, make the special effort to try and find it on google maps it's really worth a visit!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 6343

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in New Town

Neighbourhood Profile
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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