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Browns Brasserie & Bar - Edinburgh

131-133 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JS

((((* British
Average
Main course: £13
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday to Wednesday: 09:00 - 23:00
Thursday: 09:00 - 24:00
Friday & Saturday: 09:00 - 24:30

Great food and great service. Marc was a great waiter

Bernie Mcdonald 24 October 2016
from Edinburgh

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Situated on George Street, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the centre of the 18th-century town, Browns Brasserie & Bar – Edinburgh is a lively venue offering seasonal Scottish dishes, European cuisine, and a variety of colourful cocktails. With pavement dining during the warm months, and contemporary interiors, the building fits right in among neo-classical houses and pretty Georgian squares.

Spanning from breakfast through to lunch and dinner, the Browns menu offers all-day brasserie dining. Indulgent plats du jour and Sunday roasts are staple favourites, while sumptuous European flavours include lobster thermidor, Browns classic burger and the Steak & Guiness pie with bubble and squeak & prosciutto ham. A sophisticated children’s menu at Browns offers tempting favourites with a grown-up twist.

Showcasing a penchant for cocktails, the Browns bar offers an array of classic mixes, signature concoctions and thirst-quenching mocktails, as well as fine world wines. Enjoy Browns’ afternoon tea and cake accompanied by freshly roasted coffee from an independent supplier, or a warming pot of loose leaf tea.

Browns Brasserie & Bar - Edinburgh is a 15-minute walk from Haymarket Rail Station.

Browns Brasserie & Bar - Edinburgh

131-133 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4JS

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Customer reviews for Browns Brasserie & Bar - Edinburgh

4.1 ((((* (based on 47 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (24)
  • lunch (21)
  • afternoon tea (16)
  • value (8)
  • romantic (6)
  • trendy (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • business (4)
  • child friendly (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • luxury (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((*** 11 November 2016 by Brian Mcgloughlin from Inverkeithing

    Very disappointing. I've been to this restaurant many times and apart from bar staff, the food experience was bad.
    My wife ordered a half chicken meal and it was the dullest, least imaginative meal I have ever seen in a restaurant. Floor staff manner was not good either, with waitress lifting meal plates from table, as if we were finished, just because I called her over to get us more drinks.
    No tip was left as none was earned and I won't be going back.

  • ((*** 26 October 2016 by Karen Gray from Edinburgh

    Quite disappointing really. Booked a voucher that was to cost £11.95 for two courses. When we got to the restaurant we were told to pick something from the lunch menu at a cost of £10.95!! We queried this and were told that the voucher really applied to England as it is an English company and the same menu was lower in Scotland at £10.95. I thought this was a UK company! We really looked forward to this meal but it was just the ordinary menu - no great deal that is for sure - you don't need to book a voucher - just walk in off the street. We were also told that the menu changed after we booked our voucher - quite a shabby deal. Will not be back!

    The service was not very good either - we waited at least 5 minutes before we were seated and had to prompt service at each course! A very ordinary experience although the food was tasty and well presented

  • ((((( 24 October 2016 by Bernie Mcdonald from Edinburgh

    Great food and great service. Marc was a great waiter

  • ((((* 23 October 2016 by Jean Cranston from Edinburgh

    Best feature was the service and friendliness of our waitress don't have her name

    Food was good and hot.

    The fabric of the building could do with a revamp ( freshen up)

  • ((((* 17 October 2016 by Janice Boyd from Glasgow

    Good food, excellent service

  • ((((( 16 October 2016 by Kathleen Gibb from Edinburgh

    Food was good, arrived quickly although restaurant was busy. Server was great - friendly and helpful.

  • ((((* 14 October 2016 by Jane Paxton from Edinburgh

    A group of 7 ladies met for lunch and enjoyed a relaxing time of catching up on each other's news over excellent food with good service.

  • ((((( 10 October 2016 by Stephen Gregg from Edinburgh

    Great food great service

  • ((((( 2 October 2016 by Janette Mclaren from Edinburgh

    Was catching up with friends. Had a lovely meal 2 courses for £11.95 great value and exceptional service.

  • ((*** 27 September 2016 by Norma Doyle from Edinburgh

    The offer in restaurants was a bit confusing

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