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#39 of 315 Bar in Edinburgh
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US$28 - US$49
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

End of night drinks ! Great pub inside with huge chairs and lovely staff cheery and attentive . Not too pricey either deffo visit again.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A weekend in Edinburgh for the Lions V Japan was rounded off with great friends and a really good afternoon spent in the Queens Arms. A compact booth was our stopping point that was perfect for several hair of the dog drinks and a very...tasty Sunday roast. The relaxed atmosphere was perfect and the service from Stephen provided plenty of entertainment. Initially we were slightly disappointed to miss out on the roast beef, especially as we had left a message to preorder, but the roast chicken was delicious as was the rest of the classic Sunday roast. Top marks for the Cauliflower cheese! On the way home to Glasgow it turned out Id left a pair of sunglasses. A quick search found the larger than life Stephen and no sooner had I contact him he had confirmed he had them and would arrange safe return. Now back in my possession and I'm very grateful for his superb customer service. We will return!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 22 June 2021

Went to the Queens Arms yesterday and the service was outstanding! Got served by Stephen who made us all feel welcome, he was really friendly and had excellent recommendations too. Also, the food was delicious! Definitely recommend the burger. The service was prompt and nothing...was too much bother, would definitely recommend going.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Management T, General Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Jess2387, Thank you for a fantastic review. I will make sure Stephen is rewarded for his great efforts, it also means a lot that you enjoyed the food. We are really enjoying being back in and getting back in to the swing of things...More

Reviewed 10 November 2020 via mobile

4 of us in for Sunday roast All thought it was fantastic Very good covid control protocols Not cheap but definitely worth itMore

Date of visit: November 2020
ManagementT15, General Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2020

Hi Harv, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. We are always working hard to ensure our already high standards are kept consistent even with covid procedures in place. I look forward to seeing you in The Queens Arms again. Thanks,...More

Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

We went here as a table of 3 on a Friday evening and it was a great experience. We found due to the restrictions the atmosphere was a bit off in a lot of pubs due to no music being allowed. However we were pleasantly...surprised to find a great atmosphere here, it was very busy. Despite being busy we received great service and amazing food! I would definitely come here again next time I’m visiting Edinburgh.More

Date of visit: September 2020
ManagementT15, General Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Hi Joanne, Thank you for your lovely review, we are always trying very hard to keep our traditional atmosphere, I'm delighted you were able to experience a fraction of what we normally like. Next time you are in Edinburgh, don't hesitate to get in contact...More

Reviewed 28 September 2020

We ended our visit to Edinburgh with a trip to the queens arms for sunday lunch after reading the great reviews. We are only going to add to this! The food was amazing! Probably the best Sunday lunch we have had! And the staff were...fabulous and very friendly. (Ps- we loved the singing waiter) the atmosphere was great and our next trip up to Scotland we will definitely be returning!More

Date of visit: September 2020
ManagementT15, Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2020

Hi Georgia, Thank you very much for you kind words regarding your visit to The Queens Arm's for Sunday lunch! I will be sure to pass your feedback onto Stephen - 'the singing waiter' as well. As a team we work hard to ensure a...More

Reviewed 18 September 2020

When we arrived our table wasn’t ready so we were seated at a nice square table while we waited. The pub is cosy and interesting and has been styled thoughtfully with prints and books. Sadly we were moved from this perfect table to our booked...one which was a small booth that was a bit of a squeeze, it would have been nice if we’d been left where we were. Our food was great - delicious fish and chips and steak. Covid precautions were excellent - temperatures taken, masks worn, screens between the booths. I’ve given a 5star rating as I’ll make sure I book a freestanding table next time :)More

Date of visit: September 2020
ManagementT15, General Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2020

Hi ArchdaleP, Thank you for leaving a great review. I am sorry we had to move you after enjoying your first table. As you can imagine we are very busy for bookings at the moment and we do plan out our day very particularly ensuring...More

Reviewed 16 September 2020

From walking in to leave they made me & my husband feel very welcome the staff where very happy & friendly, helpful when my phone wouldn’t work for me to order food & drinks ,we ordered steak & chips it was £18 which I thought...was a good price then when I can & it just melted in our mouth it was well worth the price then when we got the bill & found out they still had the eat out offer on I was very happy ,if I live in Edinburgh I’d eat here every week the food & service is excellent,well done the queen arms your working well in these hard time keep up the good workMore

Date of visit: September 2020
ManagementT15, General Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2020

Hi Debby, Thank you for your excellent review, we are glad you and your husband enjoyed your visit. We are working hard to ensure we are keeping up a great standard of food and service whilst adapting quickly in these strange times. Your review is...More

Reviewed 14 September 2020

This pub is much bigger than it appears from the outside. It is almost in a basement as you go down a few steps into the pub itself. Cosy little cubicles to sit in if you are eating seem almost made for the current isolation...situation but are obviously an original feature. The food was very well cooked and presented and the staff were friendly. I had the Haddock & Chips which was excellent.More

Date of visit: September 2020
ManagementT15, General Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2020

Hi Kevin, Thank you for such a fantastic review. We are working hard to ensure we are excelling in all aspects of the business, thankfully we have adapted quickly to the current times which has allowed us to ensure we continue to serve the best...More

Reviewed 9 September 2020

Visited here Sunday 30th August and had Sharing Sunday Lunch Roast Platter. It was perfect - such a lovely place and food was great. Never had sharing platter before for sunday roast but it was great and the beef was cooked to perfection. All staff...were super friendly and attentive - easily recommend for all to go and enjoyMore

Date of visit: August 2020
ManagementT15, General Manager at The Queens Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2020

Hi SiGimmo, Thank you for a great review, we are working very hard to ensure we are excelling at all aspects of the business. Thankfully our Sunday Roast have been proving as popular as ever, it's great to see you have enjoyed the sharing portion...More

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29 September 2018|
Response from JFrank_22 | Reviewed this property |
Ate there on a Sunday and did not do the roast (there were four of us). Ordered off the menu, which was great. While some of the items (the pies for instance) are huge serve at least 2 people, there is plenty to order as a... More
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The Queens Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5