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The Regent Bar

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Open today: 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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One of my favourite places in Edinburgh

Absolutely love this bar! I went with some friends for some food and a few drinks and had an... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great place to drink/eat

Popped in 30/4 for a bite to eat and couple of pints before heading up to the Beltane Fire festival... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 Montrose Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5DL, Scotland
+44 131 661 8198
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Absolutely love this bar! I went with some friends for some food and a few drinks and had an absolutely brilliant times. The drinks were a little pricey by some standards, but not that bad for Edinburgh. The food is absolutely brilliant though, especially the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in 30/4 for a bite to eat and couple of pints before heading up to the Beltane Fire festival nearby. Haven't been in for a while. Totally forgot what a great place this is. Great selection of drinks, really good for Ales if that's...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 999craiga
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The food at The Regent is really nice I had the chilli and my partner had mac and cheese My only thing is there beer prices are to high £4.10. For a pint of tennents lager

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

You can't not like the Regent - it has a personality of its own. That said the vile interior decor colours and bank of microwaves can't help but put you on guard! There's clearly been a bar here for decades but no original features visible....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

very nice decorated and peaceful gay/gay friendly pub. They have lots of beer options and also food.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Ismail A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of my favourite pubs in Edinburgh! Great choice of beer and the food is always reliable and good value for money. Had many a fun night in here!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Smitchell88
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly bar where staff give a nice welcome. Good choice of beer and food. Great eclectic mix of music. I've held back on one star as it's a wee bit overpriced.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank David L
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Gay pub straight friendly... Great comforting food with some vegetarian choices... Their coffee is excellent!!! And bar staff always friendly and happy to help... Therefore, I always tip!!!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Paul_rhumhor-fraser
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time in this bar, staff was super friendly and some good value for money on drinks. Happy out!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank bipbipbipbopbop
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a fantastic bar - it lacks pretentiousness and is quirky, friendly in nature and is LGBT friendly. The pub is brightly coloured with fairy lights, has a great atmosphere and boardgames. We had a great time with drinks, snacks and enjoying the artwork...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Michelle B
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26 February 2018|
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Response from Alan N | Property representative |
Hello Roberta, we used to host an LGBT fundraising quiz once a month but we have new neighbours in the apartment above the pub and they complained so much about the noise that we had to cancel our events.
3 January 2017|
Response from Gary_the_scarf | Reviewed this property |
The pub opens at 12:30 on a Sunday, there are vegan options.