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Candy Bar

113-115 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland
+44 131 225 9179
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Tried 2 cocktails from the menu. The candy one which was very bitter, and strawberry daiquiri again... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
foodfan-000
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Cork, Ireland
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Great cocktails, average food

Came here on Friday for food and cocktails. The food was average but for the price I can’t... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rossaa_13
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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113-115 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4JN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried 2 cocktails from the menu. The candy one which was very bitter, and strawberry daiquiri again wrong consistency and measurements of ingredients.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on Friday for food and cocktails. The food was average but for the price I can’t complain, cheap and cheerful! Cocktails were great and selected cocktails were £4 which tasted just as nice as the more expensive ones. Overall it is a lovely...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Booked here for lunch before the rugby this weekend and we intended to go elsewhere to actually watch the game. Menu was good and we all found loads that we wanted to try. Everything was tasty and well priced. We drank mainly prosecco but also...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I have visited Candy Bar numerous times and never wanted to criticise anything as everything is fairly priced and they have a wide variety of cocktails. However, I just couldn’t hold back as each time I visit the staff are so rude and never want...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Two weekend in a row we dined here...the first week was awful...cold food terrible service etc but last weekend they redeemed themselves. Hot food fast n efficient service. My biggest grip is that with a party of over 10 they automatically add service charge into...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Was part of our Cocktail Club pub crawl. Great atmosphere and, even though it was busy, the staff were able to find us a table. The vibe was so good that we decided to stay for some food. Just got loads of nibbles for us...More

Thank Gemma H
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

We came here for a quick and cheap lunch - which is exactly what we got. We had the fish finger sandwich and the prawn wrap, both of which were just fine and tasty enough! Certainly a fine place to come if you are looking...More

Thank Rach859
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great location. Modern basement bar on George street in central Edinburgh. Wide choice of food. All at a very reasonable price. Most of dishes we had all tasted fine. Definitely worth the money. Don’t expect high end food and you won’t be disappointed. Staff very...More

Thank Ross G
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the bar with friends the place was stinkinking candles during to hide the smell of food. Asked for lager on draft none of my choice was avabile. The bar staff was not really interested and to serve. Why haven't you stocked up the...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

visited here for a couple of drinks. the prices are fine and the menu had lots of choice for different drinks so there would be something for everyone. i just felt like we were waiting quite a while for cocktails but this wasn't a huge...More

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Nearby
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
...More
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