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The Kilderkin

) #546 of 1,855 Restaurants in Edinburgh ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Pizza, British
65 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BT, Scotland
+44 131 556 2101
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (74 reviews)
“haggis” (20 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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65 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BT, Scotland
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Reviews (245)
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were too late for the lunch menu but the evening pizza menu was extensive. The pizza was very good, the beer was cold, and it was yuke night so all was good.

Thank bobbascom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came along on a Monday night was very busy good selection of beers and pizzas starting from just £1 will be back!

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After climbing Arthur's Seat with temperatures of 26 Celsius, yes believe it or not, we were looking forward to a cold beer and a cool spot. Just passed the parliament on the Royal Mile, we stepped into the Kilderkin and what a cool spot this...More

Thank aflynnta
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We stopped in at the Kilderkin while strolling the Royal Mile, after seeing on the menu board they offered Haggis. We had enjoyed various Haggis appetizers during our visit to Scotland, but had yet to sit down to an actual meal of it. The service...More

Thank Shapley_Hunter
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Went as a party of four for a quick lunch. Young Scottish guy serving us was a great chap. Went for the fish of the day. It was nicely presented on a beautiful bed of freshly cooked veggies. Served with chips. Asked for mash but...More

Thank angelo65Geneva
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This was less than a block from our place, and soon became our pub! Really good beer on tap, and very traditional old pub. The pizza was thin crust and delish! The wait staff were friendly, and locals stopped in here-always a good sign. Prices...More

Thank apiutarde
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Nice location on the mile, good asortment of craft beers and decent pub food. Seemed to be rather popular with the locals as well.

Thank xacatecas
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Like their great selection of whisky, Kilderkin delivers a solid pint with a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy it in after a long day of walking up and down the Royal Mile. After three days in Edinburgh, this was the one and only pub my girlfriend...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group of friends one Saturday lunch time. It was crazy busy but we managed to get a table and ordered pizzas. There is a lot to choose from and they were really good quality. Service was great, especially considering how busy...More

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

went to the Kilderkin agains a friends advice to find the service was as bad as they said, waited almost an hour for the pizzas to come out only to have the barman drop the last one. very poor service. readers be warned.

Thank Ian D
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 13
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Free Wifi
Open Hours
12:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8BT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 556 2101
  • E-mail
WE SERVE TWO DISTINCT MENUS; OUR DAYTIME MENU RUNS TILL 5pm AND OUR PIZZA MENU FROM 6pm Traditional Scottish bar with high-quality, home made food and a great selection of beer and spirits.
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