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Madogs Cocktail Bar&Grill

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38A George Street | EH2 2NS, Edinburgh EH2 2LE, Scotland
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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for a few drinks late on a Thursday night. Plenty of drinks on offer and very reasonably priced too! A pint of Heineken and glass of prosecco for £7.95. Friendly staff and good music!!!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very good place to start the night out with friends and drinks are cheap. Atmosphere is outstanding.

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Thank Gonzalo F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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314 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Although Madogs presents itself as a restaurant I'd rather say it is a pub --based on its food. I've dine there once, and although I really enjoyed the atmosphere I didn't find the food memorable.

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Thank gkullis
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Went into this place late on Thursday evening as I was aware it was open until 3am, but was only in for half an hour when I realised my expensive jacket had been stolen. The same thing happened to my friend the previous month which just shows you the kind of clientele who frequent there. That will be my last... More 

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Thank banksy1978
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Popped in here to meet a local friend whilst on a girls shopping weekend in Edinburgh. One particular member of staff just seemed to make it his jobs mission to ignore us, we'd stand at the bar for ages while he served everyone else around us, and anyone who walked up behind us, very odd, I know the Scotts aren't... More 

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Thank CariTJR
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Had a drink in here as we were walking by, as they had a live DJ on. Music was okay, people were enjoying themselves, found a place to sit and people watch.

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Thank Mr R Burns
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

AVOID!!!! Had the frozen strawberry daqs £5 each. Used to come here all the time for cocktails but these were absolutely disgusting. Pre made slushy rubbish. Really disappointed. Said to staff who all proceeded to discuss us and have a good look but nobody came over to offer a refund or offer us drinks to the same value. Never again.

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Thank blambie
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Love this place! I'm from Glasgow, however my fiancée from Edinburgh so are through quite a lot. We love coming here now as their cocktails are amazing and food is delicious! Friendly staff! Will be going on Thursday and we can't wait!!

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Thank craigwb89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Came across this place when we were looking for somewhere to eat. The steaks are to die for! The service is very efficient and friendly. The food was all good quality, the steaks were cooked to perfection and it had a lively atmosphere. I will return when I'm next in Edinburgh. Thank you so much for a lovely night!

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Thank Steesh91
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Popped in here after a meal in the restaurant above and had the most amazing coffee cocktail I've ever had Will most defiantly be calling in again to sample more of there delights and to try there tasty looking food menu too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38A George Street | EH2 2NS, Edinburgh EH2 2LE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > New Town
  • Neighbourhood: New Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in New Town

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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 squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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