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Bow Bar

Edinburgh, Scotland

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

Bow Bar, 80 West Bow, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2HH

(0131) 226 7667

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 12-midnight

Saturday: 12am-midnight

Sunday: 12.30-11.30

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Cosy, enjoyably unpretentious pub with an excellent choice of well kept beers

Strong on traditional values, this is an honest pub and a bastion of simple stand-up drinking. The interior is warmly welcoming and customers are here to enjoy the splendid range of drinks served by knowledgeable staff. From the rectangular bar with its impressive carved mahogany gantry, eight well kept real ales are dispensed from the tall 1920s founts on the counter; these include regulars such as Fallen Odyssey, Tempest Armadillo and Stewart 80/- and five quickly changing guests from breweries such as Black Isle, Campervan, Cromarty, Cross Borders, Swannay and Wild Beer; they hold regular beer festivals. Also on offer are some 400 malts, including five ?malts of the moment', a good choice of rums, 60 international bottled beers and 20 scottish gins. The walls are covered with a fine collection of enamel advertising signs and handsome antique brewery mirrors, and there are sturdy leatherette wall seats and café-style bar seats around heavy narrow tables on the wooden floor. No children allowed.

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Beer Award

Beer Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed

Ratings and Reviews

3 / 5 - 99 votes cast


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