Bennets of Morningside

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Bennets of Morningside
1 Maxwell Street, Edinburgh, EH10 5FT
  • Telephone 0131 447 1903
  • Bar open Sun–Sat 11am–1am
  • Food served Mon–Fri 11am–3pm; Sat/Sun 11am–5pm
  • Average price £11 (lunch)
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Traditional pub in the south side area of Morningside

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A traditional pub in the heart of Morningside, Bennets offers a decent range of beers, real ales and wines, as well as simple but hearty pub grub including soup, toasties and scampi and chips. Inside it’s old-fashioned but cosy with lots of wood, brass, vintage signs and old glass windows; a refreshing change if you’ve had enough of bare bulbs, concrete and bartenders in braces. There is decent coffee, low-alcohol beers and, at the other end of the spectrum, a large selection of whiskies from across Scotland to try. An added bonus is the outdoor seating area, weather permitting.

  • High point: Great for traditionalists
  • Low point: Menu is pretty basic
  • Average price: £11 (lunch)
  • Provides: Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: 80s pop, easy listening
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £14.50 per bottle