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Ghillie Dhu

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Fast food, British
2-6 Rutland Place, Edinburgh EH1 2AD, Scotland
+44 131 222 9930
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“pies” (19 reviews)
“haggis” (37 reviews)
“pastry” (12 reviews)
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Bar, Fast food, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2-6 Rutland Place, Edinburgh EH1 2AD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here for Sunday dinner expecting what we have had before, the pies being the Recommended choice, so disappointed , veg cold , pie standard , tiny portion of mash , I chose the fish & chips , basic , tiny portion of fish well...More

Thank Christine1764
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent venue - live music, great food - cullen skink and beef pie were superb. Haggis and fish pie were also good. Great atmosphere and decent price

Thank joby69
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were visiting Edinburgh and this place was recommended to us. Glad we tried it. A unique setting with great food and good service. Definitely worth trying

1  Thank Kate04062012
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Planned this to be our final night, and wanted a ‘Scottish’ theme as this was our first visit as a family to Edinburgh. The Cullen Skink was wonderful, as was the Fish and chips and the Fish pie. The Haggis though was awful. Two of...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was poor. When I arrived I wasn’t given a menu by the waitress. Even though she walked past me several times (head down) she didn’t offer to give me a menu or ask if I needed anything. I had to walk to the bar...More

Thank Ruth E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After watching the Scotland v France game at Murrayfield, we came across this bar on the walk back into the city and was pleased we did. As you can imagine, it was exceptionally busy with good humoured French and Scottish fans. The atmosphere was welcoming...More

1  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 1 week ago

pre booked this for xmas dinner and glad we did, little slow getting served but was ok, waiter got wine wrong but we still drank it as it was nice , food was very good and what seemed small portions actually we were struggling to...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved a table on Saturday 100218 for food and drink and to watch the England v Wales rugby game. The night was brilliant with a great atmosphere. Even though the place was packed the service was superb the food great and to top it...More

Thank FoxyBur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a cocktail class with ryan, was so fun and chilled right from the start. Dealt with late guests so well and helped us make amazing cocktails. Had great laughs and drinks from the start. Would definitely come back for another class with ryan. The...More

5  Thank Amy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked table at Ghillie Dhu for opening game of Six Nations 2018. Asked for table to be kept for duration of game. Gjillie Dhu delivered. The team reserved us a table with perfect view of one of the many big screens. The food was amazing;...More

2  Thank Big_D_The_Goat
Central E, General Manager at Ghillie Dhu, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Big_D_The_Goat, Thanks so much for your great review! It's lovely to read that you had a brilliant visit with us for the rugby last weekend, even if we couldn't have an impact on the score! I've passed on your comments to the rest of...More

West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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6 February 2018|
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Response from sue1368 | Reviewed this property |
I was a visitor to Edinburgh I’m sure they could accommodate you but you would probably need to book, perhaps email them, hope this helps.
30 September 2017|
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Response from Scott P | Reviewed this property |
walk-ins are welcome and the dress code is casual to dressy
Liz V
11 September 2017|
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Response from oktschuss | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz I'm not sure and it's been a while. You should contact the restaurant directly Best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 35
Bar, Fast food, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Rutland Place, Edinburgh EH1 2AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 222 9930
  • E-mail
Originally St Thomas Episcopal Church, Ghillie Dhu has been beautifully restored to showcase its traditional features. With an enviable location tucked in at the West End of the city centre, we are a short distance from Haymarket Train Station and directly opposite all major bus routes. Awarded Best Small Venue at the Scottish Event Awards two years running the team pride ourselves on the quality of catering and service we provide.Ghillie Dhu benefits from a dedicated and experienced Events Team who are poised to look after your event from enquiry right through to completion. Our Chef has created a variety of mouth-watering menus from the best produce that Scotland's larder can offer.Free wifi access is available every day of the week, ideal if you've got a working lunch or just feel like a nosey on Facebook.
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