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Hard Rock Cafe

20 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PF, Scotland
+44 131 260 3000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (396 reviews)
“ribs” (71 reviews)
“pulled pork” (43 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Grill, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PF, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So this was my last one in the UK and it didn't disappoint at all, I was greeted by Craig Talbot AKA the man with the awesome beard, very nice man also saw him going out of his way for other people as well which...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a party of 20. Food was fabulous and helpings so generous. Waiter was organised and very helpful. Kept us topped up with drinks throughout our visit

Thank Carol B
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Carol B, Thanks a lot for your amazing review. We're happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited for our usual hurricane cocktails - love a collectors glass! Definitely not the best cocktail I've had. Usually love the hurricane, but this didn't seem to be the same as the other Hard Rock Cafe's we've visited. Still nice, but need to brush up....More

Thank Car0lynM
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Car0lynM, Thanks a lot for your review. We are sorry to hear that we didn't meet all your expectations. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of my favourites and it does not disappoint. Looked forward to this. Had a trip around the city on the sightseeing bus then made our way here. Saturday afternoon and was very busy but fortunately we did book. Usual high standards from the staff...More

Thank Joe B
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Joe B, Thanks a lot for the great review. Great to hear that you enjoyed your birthday visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh and we hope to see you again in the future. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great lunch at Hard Rock Edinburgh. Ordered a portion of nachos with chicken and guacamole. And also two drinks. Really friendly and fast service.

Thank Remi K
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Remi K, Thanks a lot for the nice review, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your lunch with us. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited here on the first night of our trip in Edinburgh, atmosphere was amazing and all the staff were really friendly. The man with the beard (didn't catch his name) gave us some information on where to go, he was very welcoming! Our waitress...More

Thank Chanelle C
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Chanelle C, Thanks a lot for the amazing review. Great to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went to Hard Rock Cafe in Edinburgh as I was passing, I went in for a coffee and lunch, lovely service and really friendly staff. Good music the same as all the other cafes. The rock shop staff were also lovely

Thank Lauren D
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Lauren D, Thank you for the lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Separate gluten free menu with plenty of choice. The food was really tasty and not too expensive either. There was also a good selection of cocktails.

Thank St_e_p_h190744
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear St_e_p_h190744, Thanks a lot for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Hard Rock. We do hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 6 days ago

Hard Rock is consistent. Great burgers and drinks, loud music. This one has a pleasant outdoor area (in warm weather) to enjoy the rather pleasant neighborhood and your refeshment.

Thank whipwyatt
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear whipwyatt, Thanks a lot for taking the time to review your visit to the Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh. We're happy to hear that you had a good time and hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food portions are large and good. Beer selections are bland and minimal. They are more into the cocktails.

Thank Flyngsolo
Nick C, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Flyngsolo, Thanks a lot for your review, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Thanks and best regards, Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh

Nearby
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
...More
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hannah j
23 February 2017|
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Response from Keithy1970 | Reviewed this property |
All I can say is the food is great with big portions the atmosphere is excellent but can be loud and is a little on the expensive side for burgers but I would recommend as a treat or special occasion.
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melissaTyneAndWear
16 September 2016|
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Response from Keithy1970 | Reviewed this property |
Probably about a 20 to 30 minute walk. Go along South and North bridge onto Princes St, along St Andrews St into St Andrews Square the left onto George St, not far down on L/H/S.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 260 3000
  • E-mail
Description
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh is located just a short distance from the world famous Edinburgh Castle. Other popular destinations nearby include National Museum of Scotland, Holyrood Park, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. We invite you to drink, dine, and enjoy yourself in a contemporary, laid back atmosphere. Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh offers guests a delectable menu featuring house made entrees prepared with a touch of local flavors. Other enticing menu options include our Legendary Burger, fresh salads, and hand crafted cocktails. Whether you are looking for a delicious meal or just want to grab a drink with friends, we've got you covered.
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