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Beer of the Week (w/e 10th November 2019) with Mobyduck on the Pub Forum

The Canons' Gait, Edinburgh

Pub added by elizabeth mcgraw
232 Canongate
Edinburgh
EH8 8DQ
Phone: 01315564481

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Steve of N21 left this review about The Canons' Gait

A quiet lunchtime visit to this bar is probably not the best time to experience it and probably better when it has a decent evening crowd in. Clean and functional with a decent Ale and beer range as mentioned below but I just thought it was all a bit sterile and lacking any real character.
The pub itself is on two levels with a large bar space dominated by the circular serving area at street level, and then a function room downstairs.
Six pumps all in operation with quite a good choice of independent Scottish breweries and I went for a couple of halves from the Orkney Brewery in the shape of Raven and Meridian Best Bitter.

On 2nd August 2014 - rating: 6
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Old Boots left this review about The Canons' Gait

Modernish and dare I say it attempting a craft ethos, beerwise at least. There are six pulls of small Scots brewery beers plus 8 taps of Scottish kegs only one which is a national brand, Tennants, and includes a cloudy cider. Furnished elegantly with modernish conventional stuff but in dark Presbyterian tones. The walls are cream with the odd saying painted on, including a bit of Burns. The beer was OK if a little tired, the punters a bit prime of Miss Jean Brodie if you get my drift. The decor a mix of wine bar and with a big 19th century map of the Royal Mile gracing one wall.

On 25th January 2014 - no rating submitted
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hondo . left this review about The Canons' Gait

A horseshoe shaped bar has 6 real ale taps 3 on during my visit and food served.

On 30th March 2013 - no rating submitted
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