The Bow Bar
45 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·
About this place
Award winning whisky and real ale pub in the heart of Edinburgh's old town.
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Good oldschool whisky and ale Bar just off the Mile. Gathering place for the locals, whisky professionals, tourist who likes and appreciate scottish whiskies. They have fresh homemade pies every day and if you buy your favourite cheese from Mellis cheesemonger opposite the Bar you can bring in and…
When you're this part of town it's worth popping by for one of their real ales. An old-fashioned bar that one is with very nice staff and a great beer selection.
Lovely pub offering huge selection of local spirits, beers and of course whisky!
it is one of the best, but least known about pubs that is cosy, peaceful and quiet and has superb beer.
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