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The Theatre Royal Bar and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
25-27 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
+44 131 557 2142
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
25-27 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

My mum and i had a pre-theatre meal of Fish and Chips with Peas and 2 teas and the food was amazing and i would recommend everyone to go here even if you are Gluten free as well.

Thank jamesboyd457
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wandered on this place purely by accident but it was an awesome place to go. We sat outside during lunch hour. The lunch menu was incredible value. One of us ordered a sandwich and that came with soup as well, for a very reasonable...More

Thank travelisbliss22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd seen photos online, but they don't do it justice. Talk about eye candy in a sea of grey buildings! I've blogged a lot about my less than stellar Table for One experiences, but Theatre Royal was exceptional. The interior is warm and welcoming, and...More

Thank TheRealLisaBain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bar is quite basic I feel, it could do with being a bit cosier,used to have nice arm chairs and settees...gone now :( but I don't know why but you feel welcome and fit in with everyone...like a slipper :)

Thank raven1GeordieLand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place it was on our way back to the hotel, so, each evening we ended up here for a drink, or more and even for dinner. It is cozy and I liked a lot the atmosphere each time. It is indeed a classic British...More

Thank CB2503
Reviewed 15 August 2017

a lovely place to stop for a drink, lots of room and good service, didn't have food on this visit but it looked delicious !!

Thank thirtyeightjay
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner. They didn't have low salt meals but the were helpful in keeping it as low salt as possible. I had the sea bass which was good. My wife had the nachos which she enjoyed. We also had a good beer and...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

British classic, good prices, fresh good, nice Staff, fast service. A lot of old theatre posters on the wall. Highly recommended!

Thank Magda R
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had Sunday roast there and the quality of the food was fantastic. The staff were friendly and extremely courteous. People were coming in with children and weren't prepared to eat, only drink. It's not allowed. The staff dealt with the problem really well despite...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We stayed at a nearby hotel and after a long day of driving, this place was a delight. The staff was lovely and the food good. The bar is quite beautiful inside. I had the mac and cheese with bacon and it was delicious!

Thank maureenmary08
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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17 January 2017|
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Response from PIKBOB | Reviewed this property |
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Lorraine H
23 November 2016|
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Response from Geoff R | Property representative |
Hi Lorraine, If convenient for you, please see the Theatre Royal's contact form at their website (search for "theatre royal edinburgh") ...or phone on 0131 557 2142. If this is inconvenient, then please send me a personal... More
10 March 2015|
Response from Geoff R | Property representative |
Yes, kids are most welcome providing they are accompanied by at least one adult and are dining. There is a strict 8pm curfew however, with no leeway for "drinking up time" - this is due to licensing law rather than the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-27 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 2142
  • E-mail
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