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) #652 of 1,812 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
47-49 Deanhaugh Street | EH4 1LR, Edinburgh EH4 1LR, Scotland
+44 131 343 1735
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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47-49 Deanhaugh Street | EH4 1LR, Edinburgh EH4 1LR, Scotland
Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend called ahead to find out if Hectors had a pub quiz, only to be told if you turn up at 8 you will get a seat. We turned up just before 8 and the place was packed!! The staff were great at looking...More

2  Thank Kirky9788
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only popped in for drinks - there is a good range of beers on tap, and plenty more choices besides. We didn't have food but what we saw coming out looked very nice. It was nicely relaxed on a Sunday afternoon and felt like...More

Thank HHH666Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local to Stockbridge and we'll have to say for good Hectors is usually bottom of my list based on past experiences. However, what an improvement!! We found a table in the back straightaway and within a few minutes a lovely waiter had...More

Thank PMC8018
General Manager A, Manager at Hectors, responded to this review

Hi PMC8018, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's a shame we lost two whole stars for our calamari. If you had notified one of our friendly servers, we could have redone that dish for you in minutes. We are happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad I suppose. Does what it says on the tin. Staff not to bad . Trying to be very upper class. Don't do any house wine but large glass of cheapest wine £6.35. I have not been in hear before. I don't know if...More

Thank Rhonda D
General Manager A, Manager at Hectors, responded to this review

Hi Rhonda Thank you for leaving a review. We appreciate your feedback and I apologise that your visit to Hectors did not meet your expectations. Our staff strive to be friendly and make all of our customers feel welcome in a relaxed atmosphere. Our prices...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten at Hectors many times. The staff is always welcoming and friendly. The food is good, but it does sometimes take longer than I'd like to appear on my table.More

Thank Cheryl M
General Manager A, Manager at Hectors, responded to this review

Hi Cheryl, Thanks for your great review. Apologies for your wait on food. Sometimes if we have several checks on the kitchen can take a little longer than our 20 minute timeslot to get food out. We hope you will pop back in so we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hectors is a great place ! Food is good , service is super , staff is very friendly . We went back 3 times while we were in Edinburgh . And ... they accept dogs :) Loved it !!! I would recommand to everybody ....More

Thank LindaDG16
General Manager A, Manager at Hectors, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thanks for a brilliant review! If you visit Edinburgh again hopefully you will pop back in to see us. Many Thanks Claire & The Hector's Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in at Hectors twice during our visit to Edinburgh. A fun place with a very nice staff! A great place to hang out, enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine. Lively, full of local color. Very fun. Definitely on our list of...More

Thank InSearchofQ
General Manager A, Manager at Hectors, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review. We look forward to seeing you again on your return. Many Thanks Claire & The Hector's Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here twice now, and while on our first visit we were disappointed with the very slow service, we came back because we liked the food, and figured that the service had been a glitch. On our second visit the service was just as...More

Thank Joachim N
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Called here on Easter Sunday with my family after a long dog walk- only had drinks and snacks but Id come back for food. Staff were great and even looked after the dogs. Impressive given it was pretty busy and the staff must have been...More

Thank stuarttodd
General Manager A, Manager at Hectors, responded to this review

Hi Stuart, We are delighted to hear that you had a pleasant Easter Sunday with us. We hope to provide a nice relaxing setting for both you and your dogs, and it's great to hear that we were meeting that standard during a busy weekend...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Came to eat here on Thursday night and was greeted with Austen with greet service and she recommended us to come back on Sunday for a fantastic roast. We are back here on Sunday afternoon and could not have the most unpleasant opposite experience. Service...More

Thank Eddie G
General Manager A, Manager at Hectors, responded to this review

Wow Eddie, what a disappointing review. It's not often we get poor reviews such as this, infact if you look back through the last few months, you'll see we get very few and I'm sure you'll see we pride ourselves on being the friendliest pub...More

Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling
a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s
small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s
first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s
most desirable, though many bohemian touches have
fallen away as its residents have matured and the area
has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but
mostly residents display refined tastes in basement
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 21
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47-49 Deanhaugh Street | EH4 1LR, Edinburgh EH4 1LR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Neighbourhood: Stockbridge & Dean Village
  • Phone Number: +44 131 343 1735
  • E-mail
At the heart of Edinburgh's trendy Stockbridge, Hector's is an eclectic mix of upbeat city pub and warm, friendly village local. With big tables and an even bigger drinks list, it's the ideal destination for a laidback catch up with your mates. With weary feet from shopping or after a hectic day at work.