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Cameo Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
+44 131 554 9999
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (10 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
“live sports” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
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23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for beer and to watch the footy! Very nice bar and seating area, good service, good beer, what else do you need?

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just landed from France we looked for a pub near the Royal Britannia. We enjoyed a giant platter with 4 pints. Lovely welcommed and cheaper than we expected. We highly recommand this pub.

Thank Damien D
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My fiancée and I often frequent The Cameo Bar since we moved to Leith. The choice of wines, beers and cocktails is great and my fiancée is often heard saying it’s the best Guinness outside of Ireland. The food is reasonably priced and extremely good,...More

Thank Stacey D
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We always enjoy a visit here and our last was no different. The food was really nice and it was good value too. The service was really quick. It's trendy inside and a nice place to have a drink or a meal.

Thank Abi S
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Hi Abi. Thanks for your review. It's always great to hear from people who enjoy the Cameo. Next time you're in why not give us a shout.

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't agree more with the other recent review. Kids are not welcome in here. I sat down with my daughter whilst waiting for other family to arrive and was immediately asked how old she was (she's 7, but why did it matter?) The service was...More

1  Thank Viv210570
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lovely pub in Leith! We loved the selection of beers, the menu and the decoration of the pub. We ordered a Giant Sharer Platter and really liked it! It comes with a generous portion of food for two people, and we absolutely loved the 'blaggis'...More

Thank Luisa R
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Hi Lisa. I'm really glad you enjoyed your visit. The sharing platter is definitely a popular dish!! I'll pass on your compliment to the team.

Reviewed 5 August 2017

nice sport bar with a quieter room at the back serving good food at reasonable prices. it is hard to find parking nearby but local buses pass the door.

Thank frank1e
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. You'll be glad the football is back on!

Reviewed 3 August 2017

After nine years of eating out with kids in Edinburgh, this is the first time we've been told to keep our children in their seats. After ordering our food in a deserted area of the bar, our six year old walked three steps from the...More

Thank Hoppybike
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit with us. Children are welcome at the Cameo for a meal and if a parent wants to take their child for a look around then no problem. My reason for asking for your child to remain seated...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good food and lovely friendly staff. A pleasure to eat there. This was not my first visit and certainly will not be my last.

Thank tomarin23
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for the review. We're always happy to hear that guests have enjoyed themselves. We look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 10 July 2017

My brother and I, along with a good friend visited the Cameo bar to enjoy the black pudding and haggis stack with peppercorn sauce which we had also sampled twelve months previously. Having purchased our liquid refreshment we sat down and studied the menu. To...More

Thank Bobdemilk
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Guys Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. It was a pleasure to have you visit with us again and we look forward to a return visit next year.

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5 August 2017|
Response from Angela N | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I never saw this earlier. There is plenty of on street parking in the area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 9999
  • E-mail
Cameo is a large bar situated at the Shore in Leith. We have 5 flat screen TVs' and one Big Screen for all your sport viewing needs. Relax in one of our quirky refurbished cinema style seats with a pint, and possibly a wee game of battleships. We look forward to seeing you.
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