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Bramble Bar & Lounge

16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
+44 131 226 6343
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“great cocktails” (24 reviews)
“queen street” (12 reviews)
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16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the easiest place to find as it’s a basement bar and has the tiniest sign to the side of the door. Service is excellent with plenty of complimentary water. Wide ranging drinks menu and great for sampling Scottish offerings. Good background music and good...More

Thank Joanna63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this speakeasy style bar (no signs, blank front door) after a meal down the road. Upon arrival we were quickly greeted with a menu and guided to a table. The service here is incredible with one guy almost serving everyone by himself and the...More

Thank qozmwoxne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not your typical entrance, very subtle signage and you have to look down when walking on the sidewalk. Totally worth it, the cocktails were flavorful and the staff was very friendly. Lots of seating and an overall cool feel.

1  Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The bar is hard to find so it's worth doing your research before you visit to save yourself some time looking for it. Keep in mind that no obvious signage on a bar could easily be the end of it if it wasn't half decent....More

Thank NUFCadl
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We visited bramble for some after dinner cocktails and were not disappointed. The mixologist was clearly skilled and the slightly unconventional cocktail list reflects the fact that they're interested in pushing the boat out a little. As many others have said, it is hard to...More

1  Thank djames175
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing lounge cocktail bar, at the basement, with really nice rooms. The staff was really friendly and helpful with everything. The flavors and the variety of the cocktails were really good, prices good as well. Highly recommended!

Thank Spiros F
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

My husband found this great spot via google maps. The atmosphere is hipster, but welcoming. The menu has something for any taste. The location is tricky, bc they don’t have a sign. I asked why and they said that they had replaced it several times...More

Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. It is tucked in under a dry cleaners so hard to spot but once you find it and go in its like a different world. Really small but so cosy! Went twice and both times we got greeted and seated at the...More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

It was very hard to find this place and it felt a bit shady since it was almost empty when we entered the basement. However, the drinks were cool and different and the music created a great atmosphere. And really appreciate that they served us...More

Thank feliciaaslund
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

A bit difficult to find but definitely worth the effort! The barman was fantastic and had our delicious drinks on the table in record time. The atmosphere was great.

Thank Chantelle S
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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8 November 2016|
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Response from Akaasha | Reviewed this property |
It was the last time I went a few months back. But best check the website to be sure it hasn't changed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16A Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 6343
  • E-mail
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