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$$ - $$$, British,
49-50 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EJ, Scotland
+44 131 226 2781
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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49-50 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We may have been unlucky but we found Villager on Saturday to be busy and short staffed in our view. Waited 50 minutes for our order to be delivered to the table and then the food was cold. A pity as the menu looked good....More

Thank Sherret
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a wowcher deal, 4 cocktails and Nacho's for £12. I was that impressed my friend purchased another deal for the next day and we went again. Very tasty cocktails plenty of alcohol could be tasted, Huge amount of enjoyable nacho's, nice friendly staff....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited day from woucher had cocktails and mixed starters 6 of us ,I had natchos , chicken wings ,onion rings .. Can't wait to go back place was amazing . Food 10/10 Service 10/10 We all really loved it amazing friends amazing place and amazing...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here last week for dinner and drinks and was overall very impressed! Staff were friendly and helpful when it came to recommending a good cocktail (I went with a raspberry vodka, pineapple and champagne one in the end and was lovely). Food was well...More

Thank georginasgilmour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my partner for a couple of drinks and something to eat. Great atmosphere with really friendly staff. Food was amazing. I’d definitely go back again

Thank skyorsini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cocktails are brilliant they have a wide range, the bar staff are definitely clued up on there cocktails. The staff are very attentive to your needs and the food was presented with a smile which made my day. The portions are big and the food...More

Thank Muirheed1031
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always come here for drinks with my friends , great atmosphere and amazing cocktails! Always greeted by the friendly staff and will always recommend a cocktail to your taste 🥂

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here last month and had a very pleasurable experience! I found the prices to be good for the portion size and the bar was fairly busy so the atmosphere in general was nice! I would definitely eat here again and i recommend the...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped here last Friday for quick snack and some bevies and everything was delicious- freshly made salads and this venison- amazing

Thank jakubhelta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staff, lovely food and good atmosphere couldn’t recommend enough. Very family friendly and the cocktails were amazing definitely go here again

Thank sarahk1001
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-50 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 226 2781
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The Villager has been recommended several times on the Ediburgh forum it is a great place for food and drinks. I did visit it during my last visit to Edinburgh and really want to add my review.
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