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The Sheep Heid Inn

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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this inn recently having checked it was dog friendly. on arrival directed to courtyard with dog and picked up menus. when trying to order at bar told not serving food to courtyard only drinks.when returning to bar 10 min later with other customer who ordered food for courtyard, told we could order food??? When it arrived sharing seafood platter... More 

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Thank mbrown60
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Came to the Sheep Heid Inn for a light lunch. Very friendly staff and good food. Enjoyed the cosy atmosphere. I had booked online and we arrived a bit late but this was not a problem and we were given a very friendly welcome and were well looked after.

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Thank Jan I
Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Booked online before leaving the North West of England the night before. After moving our Son into his accommodation we received a warm, friendly welcome from the staff at this Inn. The ambiance was fabulous. Both the food and service was top class, couldn't fault the place at all. We dined upstairs having seated in the bar for a short... More 

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Thank Juliejulie65
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Was brought here by friends dropping their son off at university. Our third visit. Beautiful food, so tasty and succulent. Quiet upstairs dining room. Would recommend very highly. Great range of menu options and extremely reasonably priced.

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Thank Peter D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A wonderful meal to celebrate our anniversary - portions just right and a great selection of dishes. Staff were fab - and the kitchen even created a wee dessert just for us to mark our special day. Comfortable, relaxed atmosphere - a very well-designed and thoughtfully laid-out space that really complements its location.

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Thank PeerieSmoorikin
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

first time here a few weeks ago.. It is such a great place. Fab beer garden for drinks then upstairs for a beautiful meal. The food & service were both great. I will definitely be back again! Thank you

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Thank Mary S
Edinburgh
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52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Really enjoyed our first visit to The Sheep Heid for our sons's Birthday (he has been before and recommended). The staff were very welcoming and friendly. The food was great, fantastic choice, something for everyone. We were told that the there would be a 25 minute delay due to how busy it was, did not take quite as long as... More 

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Thank Mussytwosome
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

first time here for a graduation dinner, will definately be back friendly staff food delicious well worth a visit, left without visiting the bowling alley so a second visit is a must. friendly attentive staff

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Thank Liz S
Edinburgh
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

Haven't been for many years but went for lunch to celebrate our anniversary. We were met by the ever smiling Carolyn and made to feel welcome. Very relaxed atmosphere and although very busy the staff had plenty of time to advise when necessary. Food was delicious and the portions just right. Can highly recommend and will be back soon.

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Thank HotlipsEdinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Always wanted to visit The Sheep Heid Inn we were not disappointed the whole place was full of character staff were all friendly and helpful could not do enough for us the food was great and well presented on warm plates . Would recommend a visit. Great old worldly inn will be back

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Staying in Southside & Holyrood

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighbourhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Sheep Heid Inn

Address: 43-45 The Causeway, Edinburgh EH15 3QA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Sheep Heid Inn Edinburgh, Scotland
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?