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Bannermans, Edinburgh

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Think it is just OK - ale not exceptional and often quite bland - had Fraoch on when I was there and not all that.
kernott1 - 24 Oct 2012 20:20
Not my favourite bar. It is an international student venue throughout the year and packed almost every time. The ventilation is not good too. Apart from that students seem to like it, and it even has live bands from time to time
redhorse - 24 Aug 2011 15:53
Everyone should go here once. Just so you can work out if its a fire hazard or not! Recommended for the range of human existence that frequent.
Mappiman - 2 Aug 2011 00:19
This was once a great pub , and while it still has the same grungey ambience , its criminally expensive for what it is .
beersteer - 18 Jan 2010 17:57
once a great edinburgh institution now a pale shadow of its former self
driefontainen - 25 Aug 2008 14:12
A great pub, great music and atmosphere.
HaroldSmith - 3 Jun 2007 09:41
A faded shadow of its former self. Can they cram in any more Guinness promotional tat? Very disappointing.
Aig_Wilson - 26 Mar 2006 22:03
Liked this pub a lot.Good atmosphere,great music from some of the better bands from years ago(eg Wasted Life-Stiff Little Fingers).stripped down flagstoned bar with a small music venue attached.The 80/- was 2.70 which is slightly above the Edinburgh norm-but its a good pint.worth a visit...
EdgarBriggsMI5 - 19 Nov 2005 11:07
great music and good craic can def recommend it
francie_star - 22 May 2005 23:20
I visited Bannermans on a work trip to Edinburgh and it rocks! By pure coincidence I was there when William Mysterious was playing acoustic and singing on an open mic night - WM being one of my biggest bass playing heroes EVER! Got to shake his hand and tell him that the bass on the Rezillos album is like a train coming through the wall - which it is. Top man. Top bar. Good luck both of you.
Marc Kozlowski - 28 Sep 2004 23:10
Good for bands although gets a little on the hot and swaety side if there's a crowd in, so I'd recommend not wearing a jumper (even in winter!) bit expensive but barstaff friendly especially that big guy, Davey I think his name is.
Hugh - 25 Sep 2004 15:12
hey, good pub, reasonable prices, and yeh the live bands are fab, if youre into that...joshua 4 i highly recomment
rebecca - 20 Aug 2004 18:02
The best pub by far in edinburgh. live music from up and coming bands 6 nights a week, the BEST bar staff ever (so friendly), comfy couches and a great looking bar. Drinks promos - the best place for a rainy evening!
cheryl - 23 Jun 2004 17:21

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