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The Auld Hoose

) #344 of 1,868 Restaurants in Edinburgh , British,
23-25 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
+44 131 668 2934
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“nachos” (82 reviews)
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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23-25 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mecca pub destination for vegans. Just everything - food, beer, staff, ambience - I love it there! Onion rings 👍

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited Edinburgh on a rainy Fringe day with my other half and two dogs, town centre pubs full up so looked up a dog friendly pub close by. 10 minute walk away. Friendly atmosphere with huge choice of beers. Try the Citrus 5% - wife...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to "The Auld Hoose" because I was craving nachos one day and this place came up as one of the best nacho places in Edinburgh. The bar is spacious and modern and we went one lunch, restaurant was pretty quiet and chilled. Something...More

Thank TMN H
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi TMH, Thank you so much for your great review - very much appreciated! Come back and see us lots! :-) Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for the good choice of veggie and vegan food. Fairly basic type food (not gourmet), but this is obvious form the menu. Generous portions, filling and tasty for a good price. Easy to get too form central Edinburgh - maybe a 10 minute...More

Thank rachorse
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rachorse, Thanks for your great review, very much appreciated! :-) Come back and see us next time you're in Edinburgh. Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked quite a long way and were very much looking forward to enjoying a nice dinner. Unfortunately it is not stated on the page that minors are not allowed at all (not only from 8pm) and we had to leave deeply disappointed without food...More

Thank quacksalber1965
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Quackslber1965, I'm sorry you had a wasted journey however it does say in the "Details" section of this page (Tripadvisor) that "Children are not permitted on the premises at any time". It is also on our website. It's does seems a touch unfair that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, good pints and a brilliant pub quiz! Lovely staff and delightful venue. The bar is nice, seats are comfortable and everything is wonderful :) can't recommend enough!

Thank Ginny D
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ginny, Thank you so much for your great review, very much appreciated! :-) Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu with veggie and vegan options. Small nachos could easily feed 3 and friendly staff even cater to requests for extra of toppings. Hotdogs looked amazing aswell. Make sure your hungry if going here the portions are huge at a low price topped of...More

Thank ANWPTQ
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ANWPTQ, Thanks so much for the great review, very much appreciated. Come back and see us lots! :-) Kinds regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I love the Auld Hoose mainly because of their vegan selection which is fab. Today we had the onion ring tower, vegan falafel burger and tofu & red pepper sandwich. All were lovely. Resisted their mountain of vegan nachos which is yummy but a bit...More

Thank WilliamWallace1314
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi William, Thanks so much for your ace review, very much appreciated! Delighted that you love our food - personally I'm a big fan of the tofu sandwich. Look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome vegan options, very good prices got 20% off when you mention it at the bar. Quite small place so would recommend booking if with large group. Vegan hotdog was amazing ! Regular Nachos for two were YUM.. vegan cheese wasn't the best but easily...More

Thank Courtney F
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi Courtney, Thank you so much for your review. Glad you took advantage of the Monday night discount on food - come back and see us lots! :-) Kind regards, Jonathan

Reviewed 19 June 2017

The staff are friendly with an alternative style. I've asked for drink recommendations regarding the ales and lagers that they have on tap and they've always known their stuff and given me great advice. I've never been here for the pub quiz but I know...More

Thank Laura F
Jonathan W, Manager at The Auld Hoose, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi Laura, Thank you so much for your great review - dead chuffed that you like our wee pub. Definitely come and try the Tuesday quiz, but get here in good time as it gets pretty busy! :-) Kind regards, Jonathan

Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23-25 St. Leonards Street, Edinburgh EH8 9QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Southside & Holyrood
  • Neighbourhood: Southside & Holyrood
  • Phone Number: +44 131 668 2934
  • E-mail
Description
The Home Of Edinburgh's Largest Nachos! We serve quality pub food in nice big portions. Favourites include our famous nachos, burgers, hot dogs and burritos. Lots of our dishes are vegetarian and many are vegan. We are very passionate about beer. We serve Brewdog's Punk IPA and Brooklyn Lager permanently, and our guest ale comes from craft breweries such as Alechemy, Dark Star, Five Points, Fyne Ale, Magic Rock, Moor, Summer Wine and Tiny Rebel. Our jukebox is legendary in Edinburgh for having the best selection of metal, punk and goth music. Bands such as Alice In Chains, Black Flag, Danzig, Deftones, Kyuss, Mastodon, Nick Cave, Nitzer Ebb, Rage Against The Machine and Tiger Army make up the soundtrack to a stay in The Auld Hoose. Children are not permitted on the premises at any time, and we don't take reservations. Oh yeah, students get a 10% discount on all food purchases!
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