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The Oxford Bar

10 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

Tips from locals

June 26, 2019
Small, basic, vibrant drinking shop mostly unaltered since late 19th century. The bar counter nearly fills the small front room but there's more space in the side room which is enhanced with a real fire and features exhibitions of art for sale. A real taste of New Town past! It is renowned as one of…
September 02, 2017
If you want an authentic traditional bar experience this is a must, good Guinness, the most adventurous of travellers will visit here and the Cambridge and take pictures in both for the instagram.
November 23, 2016
Made famous by Ian Rankin where his character Inspector Rebus likes a pint. Ian still drinks here too.
Mairi Anne
Mairi Anne
May 04, 2016
The ‘Ox’ has been made famous as the favourite watering hole of Ian Rankin’s Edinburgh cop, Inspector Rebus. Please note they only take cash
December 12, 2015
Ian Rankin's books immortalised a basic pub where tourists join locals for real ale and bar lunches. A must for Rebus fans.

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Scotland, EH2 4JB
Phone+44 131 539 7119
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Thursday 12:00 AM
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