Holyrood 9A

British, Burgers·

SquareMeal Review of Holyrood 9A

This recently renovated bar just off the bottom end of the Royal Mile will be well-known to anyone who has attended Festival shows at the Pleasance. Dark and chic, with silver stags’ heads adorning the walls, what was once a student goth hangout has been transformed into an altogether hipper establishment that has flourished accordingly. You can eat in the packed bar area, but it’s better to head down to the tables at the far end of the place if you want to sample Holyrood’s famous ‘two-handers’ – a range of 20 stunningly good burgers with various flavours and toppings.. Alternatively, big breakfasts, hefty steaks, sharing boards and salads are top shouts from the all-day menu. To drink, there’s an impressive roster of craft beers and real ales, including the house brew from Williams Bros in Alloa.

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Average Price
££££ - Under £30
British, Burgers
Cool, Lively
Food Occasions
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Special Features
Vegan options, Vegetarian options
Food Hygiene Rating


How long are the breakfast options served?

Breakfast is served until 12 noon.

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Are there any mocktails available?

Yes, the bar provides a list of both cocktails and mocktails.

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How do I book?

Please call the venue to book a table.

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9a Holyrood Road, Holyrood, Edinburgh, EH8 8AE

0131 556 5044


Opening Times

All day
Mon 10:00-00:00
Tue 10:00-00:00
Wed 10:00-00:00
Thu 10:00-00:00
Fri 10:00-01:00
Sat 10:00-01:00
Sun 10:00-00:00


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