- Telephone 0131 229 9933
- Seasonal times Extended during Festival and Christmas period to 3am
- Bar open Sun–Thu 9am–midnight; Fri/Sat 9am–1am.
- Food served Mon–Sun 9am–11.30pm.
- Average price £15 (lunch); £15 (evening meal)
- Website www.redsquirreledinburgh.co.uk
Bucket-loads of beers and burgers, and more besides.
Like its sister pubs The Southern and The Holyrood 9A, Red Squirrel majors on beer and burgers and has a lot to offer in these ever-popular arenas. For beer buffs there are brewer events; 20 lines, including four rotating taps; bottles from near and far; alcohol and gluten-free options and (of course?) beer ice-cream. As well as burgers, classic pub grub wears its hat at a slightly jaunty angle with the likes of venison sausage and mash or goat’s cheese salad. The well-stocked bar looks out over chunky wood, leather and barber’s shop tiles and serves a varied crowd: from suits after work to kids and four-legged friends. The relaxed atmosphere lends itself to plenty of chat and maybe a game of Monopoly for those who can play nicely.
- High point: Good range to choose from
- Low point: Service can be a little sluggish at times
- Delivery: https://deliveroo.co.uk/menu/edinburgh/old-town/red-squirrel?day=today&rpos=1&time=ASAP
- Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Background music
- Live entertainment: Regular events such as meet the brewers, tasting events and tap takeovers.
- Capacity: 150
- Largest group: 30
- Open since: 2011
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 15
- House wine: £16 per bottle
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