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Halfway House, Edinburgh

24 Fleshmarket Close
Edinburgh
EH1 1BX
Phone: 01312257101
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Colin Walker left this review about Halfway House

The Halfway House is Edinburgh’s smallest AWARD winning pub It was CAMRA Scotland pub of the year 2005/6 and Edinburgh pub of the year 2009. The reason for the word AWARD being added is that the smallest claim to fame of the smallest pub is The Wee Pub in the Grassmarket area. Although this Wee Pub is part of Buddy Mulligan’s. On draught there is Stella, Tennent’s, Harviestoun Pale Ale available. There are 4 ale pumps & at the time of visiting 3 ales were on and 1 was being prepared ready to install. The ales available were Old Mortality, Strathaven & Spey Valleys David’s Not So Bitter. Visitors to the pub (Quotes from other websites) have complained about the food being heated up in a microwave. But if you check out the size of the please as already mentioned there is no room for a kitchen. So, you will have to be bear this in mind if wanting better than average quality food. The gents is a single one room cubicle, so keep the door closed.

On 7th September 2018 - rating: 10
[User has posted 663 recommendations about 657 pubs]


hondo . left this review about Halfway House

Compact and bijou as they say. Small but perfectly formed pub on a stairway between cockburn street and the market street entrance to Waverley train station. Four real ales and food available. Railway memorabilia on the walls.

On 12th February 2018 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 2498 recommendations about 2445 pubs]


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Ian Mapp left this review about Halfway House

A rarity - an Edinburgh pub I haven't previously found.

Tiny but perfectly formed. Great pint of Stewarts 80'

Pleased to have found it.

Visit blogged at http://bit.ly/2ungLwQ

On 13th July 2017 - rating: 9
[User has posted 276 recommendations about 275 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by hondo .
Edinburgh, 0.14 miles, 2 min walk (show)
Haymarket, 1.42 miles, 27 min walk (show)
Slateford, 3.37 miles, 1 hr 5 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Halfway House, Edinburgh
8th Sep 2018, 07:01
Picture submitted by Colin Walker approved
 
8th Sep 2018, 07:01
Picture submitted by Colin Walker approved

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 07 September 2018 by Colin Walker
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 07 September 2018 by Colin Walker
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 20p per pint - last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Function Room : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Karaoke : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 07 May 2018 by ROB Camra
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Last inspected: July 12th 2018
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