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 Fantastic day
I was through in Edinburgh a week or so ago. It was wonderful. I loved Erin and Harriette. Both were so sexy. They danced so close and got me so excited. I will be back soon. It is so friendly and the beer is a reasonable price.
Thursday, April 4, 2019Rating: rosettes

Loved The S Club 7 tribute band
Sunday, April 29, 2018Rating: rosettes

Jose Veyas
Was my favourite pub in my student days. Is my son's favourite now that he is a student.
Best pub on the planet!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018Rating: rosettes

Marcus McCabe
 Unwelcoming & Overweight Ugly Strippers
Went last night on my own fancied some action upon entering was given dirty looks by two of the strippers. Girl that approached me was seriously overweight & ugly. Was told to put my drink on the bar before a private dance, drink was then removed. I've been to some quality strip joints in London this place hasn't got a clue. The girls are mostly middle aged, at least slightly overweight, average looking all they do have is attitude. Trust me avoid this place go across the road.
Friday, March 10, 2017Rating: No rosettes

 Simply the best
What a fantastic place. A beautiful hole in the wall with one or tow fantastic dancers. For just GBP 5 a dance, to have the beautiful black-stockinged legs slide down my trousers ..... beautiful!
Friendly bar-tender and great beer at a reasonable price too. Forget the other GBP20 a dance places - this is absolutely the best value for money.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016Rating: rosettes

Thistle fan
Spent a big part of the afternoon watching Tanya dance-
what a stunner-sexiest dancer ive ever seen
grreat tits
Monday, September 14, 2015Rating: rosettes

 New Bar
Please note, this description of Harry's is inaccurate. It is now Harry's Bar & Grill. They are more focused on great food & cocktails, with no live music offered at all.
Friday, August 21, 2015Rating: rosettes

Chris-foreign exchange man
 Warm and friendly
The bar staff and the girls are very friendly.i particularly enjoyed the company of jasmine who is both beautiful and intelligent.can't wait to visit again,and to jasmine i extend this message to you.....jasmine,obicham te
Sunday, April 26, 2015Rating: rosettes

Gym guy
 Simona was 5star for me a little cutie
Saturday, December 20, 2014Rating: rosettes

 Working mans pub
An Old fashion pub where you go to get Merry
Saturday, December 20, 2014Rating: rosettes

 The best
Great place.
Lisa is the best,Waitress,Manageress and Barmaid in Edinburgh.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014Rating: rosettes

Annon but heather knows who I
 Marriage wreckers....
If guys go to watch the girls fine I get. it its a fantasy a bit time out of reality.... . What I don't get it that the girls are allowed to socialise out with this bar. Swap numbers go out drinking with their clients etc. etc.... talk about keeping your bread and butter. To keep the pretence that they are actually interested in the guys let them believe these girls actually give a shit about them... my husband (now ex) was seeing one of the girls.... albeit she actually had a boyfriend bet he didn't realise what she was doing. Or was he in on it? She Let my stupid fickle husband actually think he had a chance woth her.... Total marriage wrecker she even had the odasity to tell me when i found her number yeah he spoke about you and i saw photos of your kids. FFS really.... I really thought it was a place to serve these men not lead them out if their marriages and break up there family's. MERCEDES.. OR SHOULD I SAY HEATHER.... you should be ashamed if yourself you have broken up a family with small children with your antics outside your place of work! THIS IS WHY IT SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED. ... MEN ARE MEN.... They always think grass is greener n you leading them in really does not help.i will be complaining to your manager through time as don't think this would go down well....
Saturday, June 7, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Billy Maclean
 One of Edinburgh's oldest and finest
Ryrie's... The oldest bar in Haymarket but still the best, the place oozes in character and is not only situated in a prominent position in Haymarket but also holds a great deal of history and stands proud as a prominent piece of the forgotten Edinburgh among the tall concrete and metal buildings that we see today, the modern tramway center and new shiny metal train station which tower over the site of the old Caledonian Ale House are a fine example of what we stand to lose if we turn our backs on historical Edinburgh pubs such as this one. I have visited numerous times over the years and have also witnessed the pub change hands a number of times and now see the front face has turned blue, however the stripping of grey from the interior has regained much of the lost character from when it was painted grey. Ryrie's remains a strong sport center for Murrayfield and Tynecastle and vast improvements have been made since my last visit in 2013.. Improvements include that of staff and as I scroll down to previous comments involving old staff I must say that they are most likely true though again I am pleasantly surprised to see a new team of well mannered smartly presented uniformed staff now in place. Long live Ryrie's... Treat her well!!!!!
Saturday, April 12, 2014Rating: rosettes

Johnny V
 Cracking pint!
I visited Ryrie's on Monday and I have to say... WHAT AN IMPROVEMENT! Clearly under new management and some amount of work put in to freshen the place up... I enjoyed a great pint of Deuchars and my wife tried a Scottish Gin. Well done Ryrie's your back up there!
Wednesday, April 9, 2014Rating: rosettes

 Great Afternoon at Western Bar
What a great place to spend a lesuirely afternoon! Girls are top - often ten plus in action, very friendly staff and girls. Favourites of mine are Nikki, Diana and the ever enthusiastic and stunning Erin. Good beer at good prices as well so nip in once in a while, you'll be made welcome!
Friday, February 7, 2014Rating: rosettes

 What a place!
I've visited in on my birthday for the last couple of years with my brother, it's a tradition I hope to carry on for a long time. Small in size but huge in atmosphere, the girls are stunning and down to earth. Not your normal club, thankfully, you can have a proper drink and laugh. Ten out of ten.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013Rating: rosettes

 Roughest girls I have ever seen
The place is dark, small and smells - and the girls are not much better - avoid unless you really can't afford better.
Friday, June 28, 2013Rating: No rosettes

 What a great evening we have just enjoyed!
Well done to you all in the pub its fabulous.Ive had a cracking laugh at The Grosvenor west end. Staff in fancy dress for Children in Need, great music and fantastic service. I will be back...
Saturday, November 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Best strip bar in Scotland
This friendly bar has been my drinking haven in Edinburgh for over 20 years.
Great selection of beautiful dancers.
Private dances leave me exhilarated
Time to cool off wit a beer at a very reasonable price served by Annie. You can only appreciated her if you visit the bar. No words can explain her. She is a one off and slags me of every time. Go and see for yourself .
Saturday, October 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Very poor service
They advertise a breakfast, so I went in yesterday at 11.15am and ordered one.
The woman at the bar told me, Oh, we've run out of eggs.Therefore no breakfast! Even though there's a big supermarket straight across the road, and several other grocers within minutes walk.
This is quite funny in some ways, but actually it shows an appalling approach to service.
Better go elsewhere.
Friday, October 5, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Hello! =)
Can anybody advie with a prices for the girls, please?

Thanks in advance
Monday, September 24, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Harold Black
 Great Pub
Came here for a Quiet pint , Left with a Go Go Dancer , Back to her flat and had the best Sex Ever. 10 out of 10
Wednesday, September 12, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Michael Galardi San Diego
Are you able to buy Their Knickers or at least wear them.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Very Relaxing Bar
Very Nice Place to go and Relax ..Super Girls who will Please you. You will not go away Unhappy you will CUM again and again.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012Rating: rosettes

Michael Galardi
Kim let me touch her tits
but then i had to rush to the toilets. before i had an accident.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

Ralph Inzunza
Please are you allowed to touch the girls ?
Tuesday, September 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Wee night oot!!
Paige is one of the prettiest in there. Love that girl. Will be back for more
Thursday, August 16, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Good Pub for a Quicky
Good pub for a relaxing Pint and viewing nice girls dancing and stripping nude.
Sunday, August 12, 2012Rating: rosettes

Trevor Bolt Haverfordwest
could you fix it for me to have a transvestite ? please please
Saturday, August 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

 would you like a date with one
I can fix it for anyone to date a go go it will cost you £30
Saturday, July 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

 good Pub
Nice Pub , But There are girls who strip naked .its ok but a bit down for the girls.
I would love to take one out for a good time.
Saturday, July 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

William Allan
 Food service shocking
Bought food from upstairs and waited easily 45 minutes to be served despite there being only one other couple.
After leaving the pub and most of the very poor food behind I felt ill and brought up what little food I had eaten.
Another couple left due to waiting too long on service.
The waitress tried very hard but as a whole the pace was a shambles.
The toilets were also disgusting.
Sunday, July 22, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Nigel Webber (Drewsteignton)
Anywhere in Ediinburgh you can see guy on guy action?
for us Queens.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Pervert or what
I was in and an OAP was watching I am sure he went to the Toilet for a Wank
Monday, July 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Girl On Girl
Seen two girls Naked Playing with each others Tits
Monday, July 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

Paul Gadd
Some of the girls looked underage.
the beer was not too dear and the place was friendly.
will call again.
Monday, July 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

Billy Brown
 A bit Dated
A bit dated It looks like an Old Mans Pub
Saturday, July 7, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Fine Babes
VERY Very Very Sexy Gals I could Cum here every Day
Saturday, July 7, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Dirty Gals
This is a place for you to see gorgeous gals they are very sexy.
Saturday, July 7, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Great Bar For Girls
This is a Great Place to Cum, Yes you will cum like you have never Cum before . watch out for Kim you will Love Her.
Friday, July 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

If you have enough money honey
Friday, July 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

 can you have sex with these girls? x
Friday, July 6, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Dave oconner
 tight fit
Oh it was you Sam
i had a sore bum for weeks and lost me wig and couldn't go back on the rigs for weeks
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

Sam Booth
 A Smashing Pub
Great Pub i lost my virginity in the toilet with a sexy blond
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

Bill Baitup
 Frank Johnston
yes Frank the sex was great but it will be even better after i have had my sex change operation.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

Frank Johnston
 What a Super Super Night
I went into this pub feeling unhappy but after 10 minutes I was chatting to this really attractive go go dancer. I bought her a couple of Drinks and we were getting on very well.
I ended back at her flat and it was super it was the Best sex I have ever had , She was Super . can't wait to see her again.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Sad Perverts
What a sad and lonely bunch of perverts.
..........Can't even get layed.
Monday, June 25, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Been looking forward for months to visting.
wish i hadn't bothered some of the girls were that rough
not sure if they were drag queens.
wont be going back rip off.
Monday, June 25, 2012Rating: rosettes

Happy guy
 WOW! All in capitals!
Just walked out after a long boozy afternoon. Peaches really is the cream - go on guys treat yourselves! Landlady is a great character too...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Trendy new bar in WESTEND
The new Grosvenor is beautiful, well done to all involved. Great service, a cracking pint aswell.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Sounds like fun
now that sounds like fun pub.
are te girls young and fit?
Monday, June 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Tight fit ?
Did she keep her tights on or off ?
Friday, June 8, 2012Rating: rosettes

 A Wow Bar
Went in for a Quiet drink The Go Go Dancer was Super.
I took her out for a Drink and I ended up Staying at her Flat,
well this has got to be the best sex I have ever Had.
Friday, June 8, 2012Rating: rosettes

Juie McIntyre
When trying to organise a party there I eventually changed the venue due to the manager. His attitude was quite rude brusque and offhand. He had a 'cant do' attitude.
It felt like he really coulld not be bothered to be polite
Friday, June 1, 2012Rating: rosettes

 to old,to fat
Came here after visiting Burke and Darel ast Saturday. worst decision of my life.
Admittedly, I was totally smashed after drinking all day with the lads and went on my own - NEVER AGAIN!
Monday, May 14, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 to old,to fat
Came here after visiting Burke and Darel ast Saturday. worst decision of my life.
Admittedly, I was totally smashed after drinking all day with the lads and went on my own - NEVER AGAIN!
Monday, May 14, 2012Rating: No rosettes

 What a Go Go
I lost my virginity to a go go dancer , She danced at the western bar in edinburgh
Sunday, May 13, 2012Rating: rosettes

Had the pleasure of visiting the Western last Sunday night after the Football. Few of my mates has been in the previous night and one of them pointed out a girl who I later found out was called Hannah. Oh man I was not dissapointed. Best dance ever and such a fantastic girl. Said she was back in on Wednesday but I never managed to get in despite my best effort. Been back in twice since but she has not been on. Now a week or so before I can get back to see if I can find her again.
Sunday, April 1, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Bad place
We have spent few days in Edinburgh during 6 Nations tournament in 2012. We wanted to have dinner in a typical scottish pub : what a disillusion !!! No scottish food but italian one : not bad but not good.
The only thing that is awesome is the outside front of the pub.
Thursday, March 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

 western Bar
This is where you go to look at naked Women..Very good
Tuesday, February 21, 2012Rating: rosettes

Great pub, great beer, good atmosphere great staff... apart from the girl with dreadlocks. I honestly have never been so fecked off with a member of bar staff as i have with this girl. I have ALWAYS been nothing but polite to her, as have my friends and yet every time i go in there she is unbelievably rude and confrontational. Since when has shouting Yes? at someone when they're looking at the beer board been an ok way of getting their attention and asking what they'd like? I can accept people having a bad day but she is permanently in a furious mood. I'm not the only person to complain of this, I've heard loads of people remark about her after coming back from the bar. I don't bother going in there now as the thought of having to order a beer off her totally puts me off. It's just massive hassle when all i want to do is have a beer in the only pub in the area worth visiting. Get rid of her and you have a 5 star pub, probably the best in Edinburgh. Shame.
Sunday, February 19, 2012Rating: rosettes

Finishing post in sight . . . best of luck for the final days. . . . prapehs the next adventure is via some form of public transport . . . . . give the body a rest Well Done
Saturday, February 18, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Great atmosphere, Amazingly gorgeous girls, Really good night. The Western Bar may be small but in my opinion it’s the best dance bar in Edinburgh.
Monday, January 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

Douglas Quadceps McRegal
 If anyone was there it was me
I was there when the Americans were told to show or go. Big Baz the barman (the Bazmanian Devil to regulars) put down his cheeseburger and asked the girls and bloke to show ID since they were all very skimpily dressed. They refused and called him a douchebag (dunno what that is). Baz escorted them out and one of the girls kicked over a sign outside and shouted take a hike, tubby! to Baz.
Cloisters is a lovely family pub that does not need that rowdy behavior. Baz Whopper With Cheese XL the Barman is quick to defuse any situation though.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011Rating: rosettes

 nice old pub
Very nice old fashioned pub that you should definetly visit in Edinburgh...nice helpful staff also.
Thursday, December 1, 2011Rating: rosettes

 bad bar staff
Called in for a pint and after 3-4 mins sitting at the bar, the barman started spraying and cleaning the brass pumps with Brasso ..very strong smell that spoilt my pint...this was at 9pm that the barman started cleaning the pumps...there is a time for this sort of thing...preferbly when there are no customers sitting next to pumps.
Thursday, December 1, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 A little beauty
were told to go to the grass market on a friday night, spent night in pubs full of puking punching idiots, then stumbled up the road and in to this little gem! only got an hour before closing, but they had a great selection of scottish ales (6 or so?), good music and, at last, nice people!
Monday, October 24, 2011Rating: rosettes

 Sexy Girls
Spent a very pleasent night here last September. Got 4 nude double dances with 4 separate girls, all very sexy. They really know there stuff here - and the prices are quite reasonable. A small club no bigger than your average pub but that makes it more friendly.
Friday, October 21, 2011Rating: rosettes

Just had the worst pint in my life. Expensive drinks and the barmaid needs a lesson on customer service
Saturday, October 8, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Dr Bimper Nicol
 Rubbish Staff
I will never ever enter this pub agin. Female staff member from Armagh insulting and disrespectful. She needs to go. Spoilt my whole holiday to Scotland.
Saturday, October 8, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Sexy Brazilian
Was in Monday lunchtime destressing after a hard weekend. Had 3 back to back dances with a tall Brazilan girl - to die for. Back in Edinburgh next month and will be looking for her.
Thursday, September 8, 2011Rating: rosettes

Kimberly Jordan
This pub was great. My friend and i actually went twice while visiting edinburgh on holiday from the states. The bartenders were great and the local regulars even better. Could not have been at a better place for my first taste of scottish whiskey. A must if your ever in edinburgh and ladies the bartenders were very nice to look at. We were there august 13 and again on the 15 th 2011. Awesome time, you guys rocked!!
Thursday, August 25, 2011Rating: rosettes

Neil R
Oh dear sounds like the person below was with the group that got thrown out during the rugby. Everybody cheered when you left! Great pub with great beer, thats why its my local!
Sunday, June 26, 2011Rating: rosettes

 Awful management!! Rubish food
I visited this pub on a hen weekend to Edinburgh and I have never experienced service like it! The pub was empty and the bar man made no effort to hid his hangover joking with us not to make too much noise as his head was burstin. When ordering our drinks the bar man was reluctant to go down to the store room for the angus dourie bitter required for some long vodkas and asked if we could changed our order!! We then ordered food all on the 1 order and everything arrived over 30mins later and at different times either burnt or under cooked, some did not arrive at all! When we asked for the manager the scruffy hangover bar man arrived and was rude and at no point offered an apology. He said they where understaffed even though we where the only 12 people in the bar! He then went into hiding leaving a young girl to deal with our complaint and refused at first to offer refunds for the food that was burnt! The girl eventually gave us the refund while the manger remained in hiding! A simple apology would have sorted this issue but instead I will never be entering any of the Edward chains and I strongly recommend you stay clear of the Edinburgh branch!
Friday, May 13, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Lothian Lothario
People who want to enjoy a decent, friendly Edinburgh bar should avoid this place like the plague. The beer is good but the bar staff are completely obnoxious. A course in customer care and good manners wouldn't go amiss. This pub does NOT welcome rugby fans either.
Sunday, March 20, 2011Rating: No rosettes

beverly brown
 come here every weekend
I come here every weekend with a few of my friends and we totally love this bar...its got plenty men and great music too also friendly people and great drink..barstaff are extreamly great along with the doormen...see ya all next time..:-) xx
Monday, February 21, 2011Rating: rosettes

 changing times
I went into the western bar and was surprised to see that the dancers by far outnumbered the men! It is no wonder so many girls have left. I decided to get a dance from Sadie for the first time, she is the best dancer ever and doesnt know how sexy she is! Also got a dance from Sandra, after all these years I still don't get bored!
Tuesday, August 3, 2010Rating: rosettes

Greg Arlett
 whisky drinking
If you want to have ice in a malt whisky go to a diferent bar....

You ignorant prat! I've been drinking whisky for 45 years and I always put a bit of water - sometimes ice - in it. What the hell's that got to do with anyone else? The barmaid should have been sacked on the spot.

Your cretinous attitude - that there's only one way to drink malt - annoys me big time and the sooner that attitude's drummed out of Scotland the better.

PS How would you like if a restaurant told you not to put milk in tea or coffee?
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Tuesday, July 27, 2010Rating: rosettes

Best pun in Edinburgh. THANK YOU RYRIES x
Tuesday, July 27, 2010Rating: rosettes

Away on business
 Afternoon's entertainment
Spent an afternoon in the bar a couple of weeks ago, while on business. Loved the place, the girls. My choice of place for a beer!
Spent most of the afternoon with Sophie. I now wish i'd got more dances from her. She just never asks, but when we did it was so worth it! Amazing
I'm back next week, hope she's on!!!
Tuesday, July 13, 2010Rating: rosettes

george james
Hi there....I love the western bar....the best place ....good cheap drinks, nice girls...Last time i been there i meet ur new girl Crystal....i think she is the best dancer in the hole place....beautiful and sexy....i will defo come bk..
Sunday, July 4, 2010Rating: rosettes

I LOVE HARRY'S BAR!!. Everyones great, music makes ya wanna Boogie all Night. Mention to The Dj Gordon Hes Minttt!! Thanks for the Mention btw.. Harrys Bar This Sat Ohhh Yess!! See You there Look Out For Blondie and Jenny xx
Saturday, June 26, 2010Rating: rosettes

 Brilliant Night
Love Wee Gordon The Dj Hes Amazing .,.
And Music Was Brilliant Im 19 And It was Old And Up To Date, Had A Fantastic Night And will definatley be going back .. everyone is so friendly!!!!!

Saturday, June 26, 2010Rating: rosettes

My first comment stands. The second one was not me. Probably a member of staff.
Saturday, May 29, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Rüdiger Arlt, Bremen, Germany
My first time in Edinburgh, even in Scotia, I spent last Friday night my best time in that really superb pub . Excellent ale and very nice other guests like Anne , born in New Zealand, which invited me to a book party some 100 yards away in a antique book shop. So thank you blue blazer and thank you Anne.
With greetings from
Friday, May 28, 2010Rating: rosettes

stephen james veighey
Tuesday, May 18, 2010Rating: rosettes

Unfortunately got a 'shit' dance from a blonde romanian girl (i forgot the name)with big boobs... first she push me to give her a dance.More than,she promised me a good 'double' dance but actually i received just a single.The place is fantastic and lovely and also some girls.i really think is bad to rotten a gorgeous bar because of a rude and arrogant girl.BEST WISHES!
Wednesday, May 5, 2010Rating: No rosettes

got an amazing dance from Sadie. Wow, she is absolutely stunning and an amazing danncer. Reason for anyone to go. Also another girl I think her name was Chloe, she gives a great dance too!
Monday, April 26, 2010Rating: rosettes

 The best pub in edinburgh
The beer is served perfectly and has the best selection of spirits in the city. As to the other comments the staff are excelent especially the take no nonsense bar maid. If you want to have ice in a malt whisky go to a diferent bar and keep your opinion to yourself. The barmaid in question in my opinion is the best thing about the place and with out her it has never quite been the same.
Thursday, April 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

 Great place - you should go !
This place is the bees knees !
Look out for the sexiest girls in Edinburgh namely Sadie (wow) Tanya (wow) Sandra (wow) and Jamie (wow).
Its not a big club, but its just the right size and has a great atmosphere.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010Rating: rosettes

there is only one tanya - !!!!!
LONG LIVE TANYA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!MISS YOU!!!!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010Rating: No rosettes

i wish for my last review regarding ryries bar to be removed thanks
Sunday, March 28, 2010Rating: rosettes

Friday, February 26, 2010Rating: rosettes

Brinso Facto
 Bah great banter...
Me and my friends went in for a few cheeky pints and ended up staying for hours! I had some great dances from some outlandish exotic dancers, I cannot wait to get back over to get a few more, sorry Buggy! ;)
Sunday, February 21, 2010Rating: rosettes

 avoid, has gone downhill a lot
I used to like this place a few years ago but things have changed a lot .. expect to be hassled by the girls the moment you step through the door, also very expensive drinks now, bouncers have become rude and arrogant.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010Rating: rosettes

 a good pub if you do not play fruit machines
I went there last night with a mate, played a fruit machine situated at door beside bar and went to toilet after losing 25 odd quid (big deal it happens) and after coming back my mate informed me a uniformed staff member named Cameron rushed up to it from behind the bar as soon as i had walked away proceeded to play it in between working and serving customers.
i took exception to this considering it's a bit off colour to see a staff member blatantly scam the machines/customers like that as soon as a customers back is turned and asked him if he was working which he denied though it was obvious he was and was wearing uniform, going back and forth behind bar serving food etc,
i just saw this as scamming behaviour and stated it so to him which he arrogantly chuckled at and 5 mins later when i tried to buy another drink and was told i would'nt be served by a staff member cos Cameron said so and after going up to him to find out what the actual problem was i was bemused to be told i was barred (for no stated reason) and to get out
so it's a fine pub as long as you do not question certain staff members if they are obviously scamming customers playing cash game machines and abusing positions of authority by issuing bans when a customer enquires what they are playing at as they simply throw you out whilst laughing arrogantly, it was a very chavvish way to behave and i expected better from a place that normally has a happy atmosphere most times but it has evidently gone slightly downhill recently.
Sunday, February 7, 2010Rating: rosettes

Me and my friends drink in edwards almost every sat night before we head out! the music is good and the drink is cheap what more do you want! and of course there will be the odd fight and chavs.. what place in the town doesnt nowadays? LOVE ITx
Tuesday, December 29, 2009Rating: No rosettes

johnny mac
 out o towner
Great beer garden wheb the weather is nice and the beer is properly poured not like George street bars!!!
Wednesday, December 16, 2009Rating: rosettes

homer harper
Best bar in Edinburgh the atmosphere ,the beer, the girls - all great. Megan is drop dead gorgeous and I had the most wonderful dance from her. Of course I had dances from the other girls too - I was like a wean in a sweet shop ! I took a pal through from Glasgow to see the place and he had a fantastic day. Had a quick look in the other place across the road and made a swift exit after being immediately hassled by a large hound before we could even get a sip of our beers.
Friday, December 11, 2009Rating: rosettes

Back for the first time in a couple of years. Not sure about the makeover (the stage is too distant) but I had a fabulous dance from petite Sadie(?) who really knows what a guy is looking for (and at).

I look forward to the next time
Tuesday, September 29, 2009Rating: rosettes

David Howell
Hav'nt been to this pub since 1986 when i used to watch Hearts play. Back then the billboard outside was a painting of Hearts playing Hibs and it was pretty much a pub for Hearts supporters. It looks to of changed a bit going by the recent photograph i have seen, but will have to see for my self in the near future
Wednesday, September 23, 2009Rating: rosettes

What a fantastic place,...
My 1st visit to scotland & was looking for some entertainment, & BOY was i entertained!!!
Fantastic girls & bar staff, loved the place & will certainly be back!!!
There was 1 young lady whom wore red,... she kept playing with my beard, just hope she is there for my next visit in 2010
Wednesday, September 16, 2009Rating: rosettes

was here last sat night great music n cheap drink!!!!!!! what more would you want :)
Thursday, August 20, 2009Rating: rosettes

Tom Ahern
Good pub
Good staff
Good food
Good craic.
Monday, August 17, 2009Rating: rosettes

 great news
but I stopped going there because the 'snidy' barmaid was so rude one night I refused to go back - but as I hear she has gone (I heard to canada not oz)...I'll be back : )
Thursday, August 13, 2009Rating: rosettes

What a night! Amazing girls, brilliant banter, spent my night always eithr drooling or laughing! Scarlet, u r HOT!!! My fave by far, sexy, cheeky and charming all in one!! Will def be back soon
Friday, June 26, 2009Rating: No rosettes

 Top Banana!
Best pub in edinburgh hands down, and the snidey barmaid that told people not to have ice in their whisky has p!ssed off to Australia, so no fears on that side. The rest of them are very nice, even the reprobate bar manager and Old tory drunk landlord.

More whisky, gin and rum than you can shake a stick it. Gerritdoonyah!
Thursday, June 18, 2009Rating: rosettes

Tracy Shaw
 Warning to all bands!!!
The Grosvenor has got to be one of the most unreliable venues we have ever been booked for! The mangers Michael and James had booked us for a gig and decided because it was quiet we weren,t needed. This was after we had turened up with all our equipment to play, which they did not refund us for!! Also these managers were so cowardly and dishonest they decide to hide in their offices for half an hour before they came to speak to us! They then decided to lie to our face and say their bookings were done by an agent but James told me to take bookings from Michael and we negotiated dates and prices right there and then, because they were also to tight to pay our band the asking price. I strongly recommend all musicians not to go near this venue as they will just mess them about. No honour amoungst theives eh!!!!!!!!
Thursday, April 23, 2009Rating: No rosettes

This place has chanaged so much now called the Grosvenor.
Still is doing great food 2 meals 2 drinks £10 ! and its nice food and you get a pt lol
Karaoke is also good on saturday night
Sunday, April 19, 2009Rating: rosettes

Funny how both the last 2 comments (1positive and 1 negative) bear little or no relation to what actually did happen the day the americans were there. There wasn't a sandwich in sight!
Wednesday, February 18, 2009Rating: No rosettes

 Rubbish Service
I was also in the the day the Americans got ejected. They never looked under 21 didnt look like neds but fair enough they were finishing their sandwiches when they entered. (but thats probably because the food in there takes ages to be served)
Monday, February 16, 2009Rating: rosettes

She the tall one who wears the short tartan kilt .... I love Scotland !
Tuesday, December 2, 2008Rating: rosettes

Tanya. Thats all you need to know. She is beautiful.
Thursday, November 27, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Good Pub
I saw the american group being kicked out- it was well deserved. They took up one of the largest tables for at least 20 minutes without a single drinks order, and proceeded to eat their own food in front of the bar staff.

Treat a place with respect, and you will be respected back.

Cloisters is a good quiet pub, serving a wide variety of quality ales and whiskys.
Saturday, October 11, 2008Rating: rosettes

Ian Jones
 On the subject of I.D.
Well, yes and no. The US Driving License will have looked real enough so why not accept it or did they have baby faces?
We Brits give The Yanks enough grief when they are adamant about I.D. but must we be so awkward? Let common sense prevail
Wednesday, September 17, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Fav pub in edinburgh
Don't know what a fri/Sat night would be, but on 2 afternoons the place was a perfect pub setting. It has a great selection of may favorite spirits Rum, Bourbon and whiskey. Pints are good as well. The staff and locals were very friendly.
Sunday, August 31, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Luck of the draw...
There really is nothing worse than a pub bore, be they staff or customer, offering unsolicited advice on what you should and shouldn't do with your drink (i.e. ice in whisky). In my experience of this bar you will generally not be hassled in this manner. However, you cannot legislate for every customer/regular and if it happens to you I would just try to ignore it and not allow it to spoil your enjoyment of this otherwise pleasant bar.
Re. the toilets. I am afraid they are not always in good nick and , although it is not an excuse, the same could be said for almost all of the other bars round and about. It is probably fair to say that the time of your visit may influence all of the above; it must be a tricky business to meet all of the demands of a very busy bar on a Fri/Sat night, versus 3pm on a wet Wednesday...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008Rating: rosettes

 rock n roll / rockabilly nights
there is a rock n roll rockabilly night once a month, on the last Saturday of the month at this venue downstairs in the basement functionhall. With top djs playing the very best in vintage rock n roll there are also band nights with the best rockabilly bands in europe booked to play.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008Rating: rosettes

I love Edwards, the music is cheesy but great to dance to when you have had a drink!!!! I dont think everyone in there are Chav's but hey i guess i am one myself, I'll be there on Sat, cant wait !!!!! xx
Tuesday, July 1, 2008Rating: rosettes

 very bad management
is like you are in the third world very bad service most of the staff do not speek english apart the salsa nothing is good
Friday, June 27, 2008Rating: No rosettes

 great bar, great value
old school pub. cheapest in the west end.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008Rating: rosettes

 can't wait
Can't wait for the re-opening of the Western. This is one good place to relax - great ladies, so very friendly, not out to rip you off. I've had some amazing dances in here. Damp trousers a distinct possibility with some of these very physical ladies! There's a big happy blonde from Glasgow who knows just what to do.Oh, and the beer's good too.
Friday, June 6, 2008Rating: rosettes

Fabulous beer and wonderful pies.

Be canny and avoid the lunchtime rush if you can. or ask for a reservation.

No complaints in the last 15 years and my BMI is still under 25. What is a wrap anyway? And I don't even like rugby.
Friday, May 30, 2008Rating: rosettes

phil kenefick
Has anyone been there recently We were there 24th may 2008 and the pub was grotty the toilets were grotty The bar staff only OK The customers not too welcoming
Monday, May 26, 2008Rating: No rosettes

 Old nags
What a cheesy dump of a place. It hasn't been cleaned since 1974,check the mirror, and some of the women are straight out of the black lagoon.
Christ knows what you could catch in there and the bogs are mingin.
Tuesday, February 20, 2007Rating: rosettes

Monday, February 19, 2007Rating: rosettes

Good laugh on recent night out and was cheapest in the west end. Went back after a nearby bar charged almost £1 more more for same pint! Famous pub with brilliant deals...
Saturday, February 17, 2007Rating: rosettes

Best Bar in Edinburgh. Great banter, great staff, great dancers.

What makes is better is that the dancers like working there too.

And to top it off Sandra is fantastic!!
Tuesday, January 30, 2007Rating: rosettes

The voice of reason
 RE alicia
Any premises with an alcolhol licience found guilty of serving under 18s will lead to huge fines and loss of licience.
It it therefore your obligation to verify your (or your guests) age.
In many other countries a uk driving licience will not be considored a valid form of ID as it is not recognised in that country.
If you worked on a bar and someone offered a foereign ID, how would you know it is not a forgery ? Unless you were from that country and could recognise a fake or valid ID ?? Obviously you wouldnt be able to tell , therefore i think they made the right choice by not serving you.

Have a good day
Wednesday, January 17, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Boycott Cloisters
The horrendous treatment I received here has led me to launch a campaign to boycott Cloisters. I am an American who has studied and worked in Edinburgh for the past 2 years and have never had a problem ordering a drink anywhere. That is until I tried to show my visiting American friends, age 23 and 26, what a cute, cozy pub was like in Edinburgh. I chose Cloisters because it was a bitterly cold night and they have a fireplace, and the lack of loud music would have made it ideal for us to complete a few crosswords. We had barely sat down for 3 minutes before the bartender intensely asked us if we would be buying a drink or just sitting. Feeling rushed to buy a drink (most places give you a moment to think of what you want and to survey what’s on tap), my 23 yrs old friend went up to the bar to order. She promptly came back and said she needed to get her ID that she had left in her wallet. Her boyfriend of 26 went back up to the bar with her where we were rudely told that they only accepted passports or UK driver licenses, (our passports were at the B&B or home) and that our American driver licenses were invalid. Then, we were condescendingly told that we had to be over 18 to legally be allowed in the pub, and since we could not verify our age with the appropriate documentation, we would have to leave. I have never been treated so rudely! None of us looked underage, and the manner with which he asked us to leave was very unprofessional and discriminatory. Cloisters is advertised in many American guide books of the city, so you would expect them to recognise American IDs coupled with strong American accents. But apparently they want to keep their pub exclusively British. I will never again set foot in Cloisters, and I will definitely make sure than any other Americans that are thinking of visiting Edinburgh should know to avoid such a terrible place.
Wednesday, January 17, 2007Rating: No rosettes

 Great atmosphere!
Some times can be a little bit busy on the dancefloor as its quite small but music is cheesy but good. Ok for a starting place on a night out in auld reekie!
Sunday, January 7, 2007Rating: rosettes

Stuart J
 Good surprise
Popped into Mathers for a pint after watching the Edinburgh derby on Boxing Day and was pleasantly surprised to see they have now installed Sky TV. This is a fantastic addition to an already great bar - I'll definitely be in more often now! The atmosphere was excellent and friendly and as usual the beer was great. Still Edinburghs best bar!
Thursday, December 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Western Bar
Had a great time with the girls, Alexia, Ellie, Alyssa, Jessica and many others till 1.00 am.
Could do with another booth. Ellie is wonderful
Thursday, December 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Love you Paigey!
Cannot explain what a great girl they have here. Short but feisty, funny, drinks pints, loves her football(looks nowt like a lad tho!!!). Have a dance with Paige she is amazing, you can't half tell she's been dancing since she was y'on height! Very intelligent, very funny, out of this world sexy. And so well spoken and polite. Jesus knows you rocked my world!!! Mike.
Sunday, December 10, 2006Rating: rosettes

john alexander
 nothing changes - for the better
Only get to Edinburgh a couple of times a year - but always make my way here.
Got to be one of the capital's best pubs. Brilliant atmosphere and proper old school atmosphere. Still great value. A timeless classic.
Saturday, December 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Oh Georgia
Oh Georgia, I fell in love the night you danced for me. Beautiful, great body and the sexiest eyes in the world and what a mover, you really made me feel special.
Tuesday, November 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

 on the ball
on the ball
Wednesday, November 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

Great girls, friendly atmosphere and no pressure. Much more relaxing than other venues. Dances vary depending on the girl but some such as Lily are out of this world!
Wednesday, November 1, 2006Rating: rosettes

 i really like these place
I have been in edinburgh these year and i have spend nearly the hold month going to el barrio i really love this place!!!!th music the atmosphere and of course the staff who works there!!!jose the doorman,tha waitres, damian,vladi,ian and the dj Pochi!!!they are all really really nice!!!!if you go to edinburgh you have to go to these pub !!you will have a relly good time!!!
Wednesday, November 1, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Soul Band
I play in a soul band and we are looking for venues to play. Our details can be found on www.hiddenagenda.info
Please give us a call or leave a message on our web-site. We would love to hear from you.
Friday, October 20, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Wannabe jock
 What a pub should be
A quality establishment that is hard to better. A fine spot to taste some of Scotland's finest, with friendly bar staff to boot.
Friday, October 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

This bar is a disgrace and shiould be closed immediately. I was dragged in and reluctantly had a bloody good time , much as I didn't want to. I certainly won't be going back again as enjoyment is the devils work.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Its really cheap and the dancers are nice.
Tanya is easily the best dancer there she is stunning if she reads this get in touch PLZZZZZZ.
good night wish i found it before.
Saturday, October 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

Wednesday, September 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

was at my brother's stag do - door staff were fantastic - the reason we went in here - boy we wern't disappointed - one dancer in particular caught my eye she was amazing a hot blonde that rocked my world - I hope she sees this and gets in touch!!
Wednesday, August 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

Rum lover
 my home!
In response to the gentleman's previous comment, the bar staff are, in my opinion, fantastic, with an extensive knowledge of the drinks they stock. They are helpful, polite and I count them all as friends. I highly recommend this pub to anyone who likes live music (sunday nights) a warm atmosphere, and somewhere to enjoy a fine pint of ale.
For the record, you DONT drink whisky with ice in it, as most whisky drinkers, including myself, will tell you. I am glad to hear you wont darken the doors of this lovely, friendly pub again.
Friday, August 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Norther Soul
The down stairs bar which has a small dance floor, holds a Northern Soul nigh,t the first Saturday of each month.
Saturday, August 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

 F.A.O. Charlotte
In addition to our recent conversation when The DaVinci Code came up in conversation, I wanted to tell you about my spiritual experiences. I've had many so I'll tell you 2 of them.

Story no. 1
When I was in Royal Marines Band Service training, I had a lazy weekend watching television as I was recuperating after a three nights long exercise. Then an actor would say a line in the film, and I “knew” I had to remember it and I didn’t know why. This happened on three separate occasions during the weekend. Two days later, I find myself consoling someone after they had tried committing suicide and those three lines helped.

Story no. 2
I was in Scotland band (where I am now based in Rosyth), and I was required to play piano at an officer’s mess dinner while the rest of the band went to N. Ireland. While they were away, an IRA bomb hit the RM School of Music, (where I did my training), so I was worried about who I knew caught in the blast, and the safety of my Scotland band colleagues on their trip. At the height of my grief, I reached for the Bible and opened it with my eyes shut and blindly put my finger on the random page. The words underneath my finger read, “God will punish those who revel in making war upon others.” As soon as I read that, I was enveloped in this feeling of joy and well-being and I was rolling about the floor laughing.

No spiritual experience can beat the joy of finding another human who I feel that I can connect with at the deepest level of understanding: spiritually, mentally and (in my dreams) physically. Charlotte, you have a very beautiful soul and you never fail to raise me up both spiritually and physically whenever I feel down. You're a credit to humanity and I love you to bits.


Thursday, August 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

kinky chris
 2 blond hott chicks
me and the lads from the barraks were in the two nicest lassies there are blonde wee things jessica and tania they r models !!!both really friendly better than the other bars that are snobby and too expensive.
Other nice girs are emma and tamsin. stage shows are hottt.
Tuesday, August 1, 2006Rating: rosettes

Lisa F
 Excellent Pub
Visited Scotland for the first time and loved the ambience of the Auld Toll. Very nice crowd, and fun quiz night on Tuesdays with a brilliant quiz master named James.
Friday, July 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

brian smith
 worst pub in edinburgh for abnoxious bar staff
don't go to the blue blazer unless you wan't to be hassled by 'know it all' bar staff. A request for whisky with a cube of ice was met by the comment ' that's not how you drink whisky' ! That kind of attitude was last heard in the dark ages. Very old fashioned and out of time kind of place
Monday, July 17, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 Tanya Tanya
The best stage show you will ever see.Period.

The lookes of a moderm slim Marilyn Monroe and Gwen Stefanie in one.

Thanks Tanya for making an Edinburgh new kid very welcome xxx
Friday, July 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

New customer
 Footlights bar & grill
this pub has got to be one of my favourite pubs it offers a good selection of food with special offers on daily. There's plenty of seating and the booths are comfy and great for getting your whole party around. If you like to watch sport it is fantastic as there are so many tvs the owner can almost always accommodate your request. The staff a mix of old and new are attentive and put a smile on my face.
Monday, July 3, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 Poor attitude of bar staff, bad beer
Popped in to Mathers on Sunday for a pint to escape the rain. Bar staff were inapproprite - asking personal questions. Then served two poor pints - IPA was too acidic, summer ale cloudy. Plus Pub machine does not pay out when you win money. Was once a great pub - but now living on reputation.
Sunday, July 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

Master Yoda
 pint o' latty
The best pub in Edinburgh for a pint of Atlas's Latitude
Wednesday, June 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Who do I blame?
What can I say? I moved to Edinburgh to finish my book and I’m no further forward now than I was the day I arrived. The reason for this is the Western Bar.

The beer is cheap, the atmosphere is convivial and the girls are the best this side of the Pentlald Hills/Hadrian’s Wall/Equator*.

If I had one complaint, it’s that an hour only contains sixty minutes… At the Western you’ll wish you could squeeze plenty more.

*Delete as appropriate
Wednesday, June 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

Patty Hunger
 Half the Food!

Whats happened?!! Half the food there used to be! Asked for a club sandwich and two forks! Should have been two sandwiches and one fork!
Friday, June 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

jane macdonald
 Fantastic Night
What a fantastic evening we had last night. We were celebrating my birthday and had such fun. will be back!
Sunday, June 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Top notch, and it's true what they say about Gypsy, she's boss!!! the others were on the large side. Always a good laugh - highly recommended
Friday, May 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Absolutely the best bar bar none
Spent a fantastic afternoon here, 2 - 7pm. What afine bunch of girls, something for everyone. Charlotte you are HOT (in a posh accent), Tania you're deliciously mad & Gypsy gorgeously intellectual.
Quite a mad mad weekend topped off by a beautifully assembled cast of dancing performers. I will be back.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

As the other reviwers state - it's great for chav and ned spotting or a fight. Watch your bag - i know a few folk whose bags have disappeared in here.
The food at lunchtime is very mediocre. Avoid unless you're a teenage chav.
Friday, April 14, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 Everything you could want!
A group of my workmates and me were in Friday 24th March and could't have been more welcome. Charlotte, Sandra and Sham were all excelant. Bar staff, Annie and Annie's boss, ensured we had a great afternoon.We will definitely be back.
Drink, sexy girls and a great atmosphere, what more could you ask for?
Sunday, April 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

Charlotte has to be one of the most gorgeous girls in the world, beautiful face, stunning body and oh so sexy, seriously sexy!! She's a really nice girl too, did I mention REALLY sexy, wow, I want to move to Edinburgh ........
Tuesday, March 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

im female and went to the western for a laugh with mates. i have been back twice now. its so friendly the dancers are nice as are the barstaff and the bouncer scared the hell out of me but is so nice and cute and you can tell he loves his job what muscles xxx
Saturday, March 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

 big boss annie
well annie runs the whole show in the western her patter is top notch she will slag you off wind you up and spitt you out but you will go back for more and more she is one real funny lady
Saturday, March 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

 best of brasil in western bar
alexia is so gorgeous she stoll my heart about 50 times last week and she has done it again this week . if anyone is feeling down get your ass into the western bar and the girls will cheer you up in no time
Saturday, March 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

derek douglas
 good day
good day and one to rember all the girls where fantactic and i was a good day and night in the western bar and the bar staff are brill i would tell every one i know to go there cause you could not get a better night or day in edinburgh than with the staff and the girls at the western bar the staff are brill aswell and the girls are very sexy thankyou for a good time and i will be back more often love use all girls
Saturday, March 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ray, England
We spent a great afternoon there in February. Emma was fantastic - what a figure!
Friday, March 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

hi there to all the regulars who remember ab2. great place but even better since it became the office!! see you all soon
Friday, March 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

Not Relevent
 Bloomin' Marvelous!
Nice friendly atmosphere! Doorstaff exceptionally good and welcoming. Although the manager could do wi doin some work once in a while instead of standing at bar drinkin' a pint tryin' to look important!! Ian, get a life! Oh and stop pullin' yr trousers up to yr arm pits! The bar staff can be quite entertaining at times
Tuesday, February 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

darren ward
 mind blowing
As i exspected it has still retains the cosy atmosphere and friendlyness , and some new girls who are as always stunners and very lithe , and sammi you stole my heart , thanks to scarlet,louise, love you all can,t wait to visit again
Thursday, February 23, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Charlotte is the only person in the world that doesn't think she's elegant! Today she stood on my foot as she was taking me to show me her gorgeous body - but she stood on it elegantly! This is one smart lady - I'm going to have to think of more difficult questions in future!!
You're class Charlotte! Not just the body either!
Tuesday, February 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Gypsy, just Gypsy
gypsy! Just gypsy. That's all you need to know about the Western Bar. Wow!
Monday, February 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Real Class
If you haven't had a dance with Gypsy, you haven't lived! She is one classy lady. Fabulous body and fabulous brain too. Seek out Gypsy. She's top ace.
Monday, February 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Peter Gough
Loved the girls. That doomy bloke will love the Rusty Lee lookalike
Wednesday, February 15, 2006Rating: rosettes

Robert Duffy
 Top night at the Western
Me and my mates all had a dance with Madison. What a top bird. Sexiest lap dance I have ever had. Amazing eyes and smile. Stage shows were all great. Much better bar than the other ones across the road.
Monday, January 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

widburn radgie
 thae didnae huv thu fitba !!!
A widnae go back mon. Thae didnae huv any buckie ken.
Monday, December 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

The Wizard
 Yeahhh baybeee
hummena hummena!!! whooo ahhh!!!! PPffft ppffft ppffft ppffft!!!!
Monday, December 12, 2005Rating: No rosettes

canadian scottie
The best pub in edinburgh hands down! Super atmosphere. Warmly traditional. Seemingly endless selection of casks and beers plus the most comprehensive list of rum and bourbon you will find and with prices that fit the drink. Good for the soul, unlike the trendy glowing pretention palace across the street from it. A friendly place with friendly people. Go there now!!
Monday, December 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Great time with lovely girls. Anyone see Samantha? She is the ultimate.
Sunday, December 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Gypsy rocks!
Boys, get a dance (or 10) from Gypsy, and you will not be disappointed. She has a lithe body, wears the fishnet stockings that drive men wild, and she is awfully generous with the skin-on-skin contact. And a charmer, too. Wish I could live there, and visit her every night. She's a born-'n'-bred Edinburgh lassie, and she rocks my world. And I absolutely love the way the dancers here give you smooch on the cheek after your dance is done. And their dances are half-price of the joint just across the street!
Saturday, December 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

paul logan
the place is full of ppl who think there it haven said that my mates go every sat nite for some strange reason so know doubt will be dragged back totaly agree wot ppl say about the doorman very full of it !!!
Thursday, November 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dazza HMFC no. 1
 Pure dead brilliant eh
The thing aboot Edward's is - its near to everything you need for a brilliant night oot - McDonald;s, Revolution, Subway (the nightclub that is) no tae mention the wee chippy on rose street. And theres plenty o' parking spaces to fit a wee modified corsa in. I totally disagree that its full of Chavs because everytime I go the d*mn doorstaff make me take ma Burberry cap off.
Thursday, November 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Edwards is alrite at the weekend yeh but man on a tuseday night its dead was there last week and it had like 15-20 ppl there at most. But over all its an alrite place
Monday, November 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

darren ward
 great stupendous well worth a visit
absolutely marvelous great service and a lovely atmoshpere the girls are great especially gypsy and sarah can't wait to visit again
Friday, November 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

jenny padstone
 much improved!
bar has just been refurbished, beech and leather booths, loads of sports coverage, great atmosphere, great selection of drinks, food is good, will be back, it rocks!
Friday, November 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Arrogant doorstaff
I had the same bad experience with the doorstaff at the weekend. Wont be going back as there are much friendlier bars to go to in Edinburgh.
Tuesday, November 1, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 Doorstaff have bad attitudes
Was in Edwards at the weekend and doorstaff were very unfriendy. (male and female) I know they have a job to do but wont be going back until the doorstaff have changed. The only friendly staff were the bar staff
Tuesday, November 1, 2005Rating: No rosettes

The place is pretty much full of neds and chavs. The bouncers walk about acting all hard and are quite off-putting. On Saturday, my friend was speaking into her mobile minding her own business and one of them accused her of falling asleep! As respectible well dressed 32 year olds being being sked to leave when we questioned why, was well out of order. Most definitely wont be back!
Monday, October 31, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Giles McMullen
The music wasn't bad, but my experience of the staff at El Barrio was appaling. I found them to be unfriendly and rude. My partner and I were interrupted during our dance by the doorman. When I later emailed the manager I was told by him that El Barrio was so popular my complaint didn't matter.
Wednesday, October 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

C from Tuam
 Sham Town
I fell in love, grand spot. The birds are lovely. I acually say a Gee light up. Fine spot.
Wednesday, October 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Not so quiet at weekends
This is a great pub although if you've come to this listing via the 'quiet pubs' link then I would advise you to go during the day and during the week. It is quiet in the sense that there is no music, but it is usually very busy unless you get 'lucky' and happen upon a night when everyone else seems to have found something better to do.
Monday, September 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

Joe Kerr
 Great night, no scum.
This place has changed. There is a new manager who is hell bent in keeping out neds, and it's working. I was there Friday. The place was packed. Great night, great service nedless. Keep up the good work.
Sunday, July 31, 2005Rating: rosettes

Having drunk in this Bar when in Edinburgh for the past 20odd years its the best Bar Bar none.
Sunday, July 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Colin Bell
 the best bar on lothian road
Ahh the memories. It is a little different now. It's cool now and looks loke a real bar. The food only gets better and the drink is allways available. Word of warning if you see me in a kilt please don't buy me a drink, bad things happen!!
Thursday, May 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

sorry forgot rating
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

dont have to be a celtic supporter although lots of them on match days but not your usual pseudo irish bigots.dave runs a tight ship with instant retribution for any of his locals who step out of line great juke box to suit everyones taste , great student totty !
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Graham Stirling
 If you fancy a fight....
...then Edwards is the place for you. This is where the Edinburgh Chav's hang out, and when they're not re-arranging their Kappa tracksuits and Burberry baseball caps, they're getting ready for a fight. Wouldn't go back if you paid me!
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Good pub, good music, wide variety of drinks. I've never been when it's quiet which makes me suspect that it never is.
Wednesday, April 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Slip Barker
 Psa Psa!
For dogs like me it's the only kennel in town!
Thursday, February 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Knob Creek Whiskey
Not really my cup of tea but I can see its atttraction to some.
Wednesday, February 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Justin Rex Woods
 Kezi Munka
Deffo the best bar in Edinburgh- it's even better than my after school tromboning classes. The strippers are top drawer at give away prices. Well worth the £3 entry fee.
Wednesday, February 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Pete Hammel
 A real gem at Tollcross
I've just come back from the place. Laurie's has a new owner since December and the bar is much better than it was this time last year. The dartboard and jukebox have gone. There are new sofas and seating plus SKY tv. The whole place has a comfortable feel and the new owner and staff are friendly. Prices are competitive and there is a good selection of beers and spirits. Customers range from students to city workers to locals living down the street. Rather than go to one of the binge-drinking chains in town, go to Lauries for a decent bar where you are not hassled every 10 mins.
Tuesday, January 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

former staff
FAO bill pritchard (below) smoking has now been banned actually at the bar but I think it was only fair that staff aked those smoking pipes or cigars to move away from the bar as its a big pub and there was no need for staff to suffer from the customers ill advised vices
Thursday, December 23, 2004Rating: rosettes

Mary J Tait
 If you love dancing.....do the SALSA
Superb atmosphere. Great hosts and service. Fantastic cocktails and bar selection. Phenomenal dancing. Dancing and more dancing with classes for beginners and advanced - what more could you want - a partner. Found that too for a while anyway... Now in Blackpool prop of Kingsley Hotel (all groups welcome) seriously miss this Edinburgh nightclub.
Saturday, December 18, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Amazing Candy
paid the bar a visit after many years away and happy to report that the great atmosphere/friendly staffs still remains...the private dance from Candy was out of this world..such an amazing body and she certainly know how to use it..not to be missed.
Friday, December 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

Meabh Leahy
 I love it!
Worked in Edinburgh 4 the summer and went to Ryans quite often for my lunch. It felt like home away from homw with all the Irish staff and the girls in the coffee shop were so nice. Hi to Briony, Avril and Elaine! Quality food at good prices. Well recommended.
Wednesday, December 1, 2004Rating: rosettes

Not only a fine selection of real ales but also the biggest rum (40) and bourbon (20) selections in edinburgh. Camara pub of the year for the area. What more do you want from a city centre two room bar.
Tuesday, November 16, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Very very nice pub
I have been there as a supporter of the FC Schaltke 04 on Nov, 4th - must say that the people are very nice, staff is extremely friendly, meals are fantastic and the beer is great. If I ever come back to Edinburgh I sure will visit the Haymarket Bar again! :-)
Saturday, November 6, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Celtic fan?
To have this bar under the heading quiet pubs is very, very deceptive - when Celtic are playing! If you intend on visiting IB for a quiet drink and the mighty Celts happen to be playing, you may not even get in the door, never mind to the bar! They are often so busy during these matches that they run out of glasses, but definitely worth a visit if you're a Celtic fan.
Tuesday, November 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

Tuesday, October 12, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Louise Allan
Edwards is great the entire atmostphere is. I'm there every Saturday without a doubt. My only drawback is that the same music is played every week, we need some classics too you know!! You're getting there with the Dolly Parton though, the origional is better!
Tuesday, July 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Just the most friendly pub I visit on my holiday.
Thank´s for that!!
Thursday, July 1, 2004Rating: rosettes

Richard Elliott
 May West
I visited Edinburgh for a week in May 2003 to see an old university friend. I spent most of the week in the western bar looking at fantastic girls and drinking Newcastle Brown.It was a fantastic week and I intend to move north and buy a season ticket.
Sunday, May 23, 2004Rating: rosettes

Archie Thrush-Davidson
 Been revamped!
New lease of life for Kings Arms. Paint job, new windaes.. you can see who is on the bus at stop outside! Custom still the same, odd chancer, old men auditioning for Last of the Summer Wine, and, if your running out of clothespegs, a host of Gypsy princes use it as a meeting house!
Friday, May 14, 2004Rating: rosettes

Bill Pritchard
 Very nice pub
Be careful what you smoke! Although sign states No Smoking at Bar or Servery! Customers are allowed to smoke at the bar as long as they are not smoking cigars!!!

Otherwise a very, very nice pub; staff are very nice - as long as you do not smoke cigars!!
Wednesday, May 5, 2004Rating: rosettes

ian walker
 harry bennett
looking for harry bennet, used to own this place in the 90's.
if he is still around would like to get in touch with him.... my name is Ian Walker.
Friday, April 23, 2004Rating: rosettes

Chris Brereton
I don't know where they found that brunette young lady, but she was more exciting than when liverpool last did the double, and that's something spectacular i can tell you.
Wednesday, December 26, 2001Rating: rosettes

Graham Finney
Very popular with me and my friends. Quite simply the best entertainment in town. Lively atmosphere and top class service from very friendly staff. I find that the place really comes into its own after 10pm. A must.
Friday, January 26, 2001Rating: rosettes

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