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The Waiting Room

$$ - $$$British, ,
7-8 Belhaven Terrace | EH10 5HZ, Edinburgh EH10 5HZ, Scotland
+44 131 452 9707
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“chilli nachos” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
7-8 Belhaven Terrace | EH10 5HZ, Edinburgh EH10 5HZ, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We only lived about 100 yards from this establishment which makes it even more handy. The service is very good and the menu is good pub food. Portions are generous and the food is well cooked and well presented. We will back again.

Thank johnramsay735
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in for a drink in the afternoon and it was fairly quiet. It is a nice clean place and the toilets are good. Service ok. We came back in the early evening and had nachos which were good.

Thank Florida3034
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub in Morningside and great food made to order, really good wraps for lunch menu various things for around £6. great natchos And a really good breakfast. Big screen shows rugby and football.

Thank Davidjones47
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time food great good selection of ale and beers staff very friendly SEB milda and Nathan and all cocktails great

Thank John C
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Been a few times over the years and never seems to disappoint. Breakfast is great value and tasty,staff friendly and efficient and it's clean.

2  Thank Amy654
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited The Waiting Room primarily because they allowed our cocker spaniel in. The food was very good with a good choice. Very friendly staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Food was vile on a particularly unbusy day. The whisky sauce for the haggis bon bons was cold and the whisky hadn’t been cooked off. The mushroom tarte tatin was cold and flavourless. The side salad appeared undressed but was surprisingly edible in light of...More

1  Thank Tatty117
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We regularly eat here and it never disappoints ; great food , terrific value. Last night (24/11) there was live music which was fabulous. Keep it up!

Thank lesley1232014
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say apart from AMAZING! My family have been going to the Waiting Room for many many years and it has never failed to disappoint. The food is fantastic and I've eaten in many high end restaurants who couldn't come close to...More

Thank blondeshel
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I visit this restaurant regularly with friends and family. The staff are very helpfull and efficient. I have many allergies they always take care that I have gluten free meals, the chef will change or remove anything that I might react to. The food is...More

Thank joanmturner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-8 Belhaven Terrace | EH10 5HZ, Edinburgh EH10 5HZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 452 9707
  • E-mail
Description
A welcoming local pub situated in the heart of Morningside. Our friendly staff will serve up a varied selection of the best Scottish craft beers, or if you're not a beer person, maybe one of our mouth-watering cocktails, or something from our extensive spirit and whisky gantry. Between 11.30 am and 9.00 pm, we also serve up an extensive and reasonably priced menu of delicious home-made food, which includes our much loved burgers and sizzling fajitas; and if you're out and about early on (or need some help recovering from the night before...), we serve a hearty Scottish breakfast until 1pm (3pm weekends), and fresh coffee all day. Sports fan? The Waiting Room is the place to be for all sporting events. With 5 large TVs and a 6-foot big screen, we show all major football, rugby, golf and tennis tournaments, and our staff are always willing to accommodate requests when possible (we can have up to three different things on at one time). We look forward to seeing you soon!
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