Last Drop Tavern (Edinburgh) Reviews
Newest Review: ... as this to me, was a proper Scottish pub. It is always packed with different people, ranging from students to rugby supporters. I agree with the pervious reviewer that it is by far the best pub in the Grassmarket area of Edinburgh. Some of the other pubs in the area are tacky and lack the warmth and down to earth atmosphere of The Last Drop. It is particularly cosy on a cold winter's day. The food is tasty, not world class, but definitely nice simple food to keep you going when you are having a few drinks on a Saturday afternoon. It is great place to meet friends and bring visitors to. One thing that stands out for me is the fact that it ... more
Customer Last Drop Tavern (Edinburgh) Reviews (4)
by - written on 16/07/08 (Useful, 85 readings)
The Last Drop pub is steeped in history and is a warm, welcoming pub. When I lived in Edinburgh I brought all my visitors to this pub, as this to me, was a proper Scottish pub. It is always packed with different people, ranging from students to rugby supporters. I agree with the pervious reviewer that it is by far the best pub in the Grassmarket area of Edinburgh. Some of the other pubs in the area are tacky and lack the warmth and down to earth atmosphere of The Last Drop. It is particularly cosy on a cold winter's day. The food is tasty, not world class, but definitely nice simple food to keep you going when you are having a few drinks on a Saturday ... Read the complete review
by Maria - written on 09/03/08
The last review was obviously written by the manager of a rival pub, who has clearly never worked in the Last Drop. It could not have been further from the truth. I worked in the Last Drop for several years with James (never known as Jimmy), and every member of staff both past and present can verify what a fantastic boss he is. James and Ruth create a brilliant atmosphere for staff and patrons of the pub alike. They have great respect for their staff and for that reason still receive Christmas cards and updates from all over the world from the hundreds of people they have employed over the last 20 years. The Last Drop has always been well known for it's ... Read the complete review
by Jo - written on 27/10/06
Before I worked as a member of staff there, I used to go to The Last Drop occasionally with friends. I thought it was average to low-class; an unremarkable place with avergae food and drink. Having worked at The Last Drop I can now say it is the last place I would re-visit. The ginger-haired manager, Jimmy typically bullies staff and customers who he takes a dislike to. He personally made my life hell by constantly criticising and humiliating me with his extremely bigoted and neurotic manner, aided and abetted by his partner. The food and service standards of the Last Drop reflect the style and impact of its autocratic management. There is an ... Read the complete review
by - written on 02/02/01, updated on 02/02/01 (Very useful, 191 readings)
The Last Drop pub in Edinburgh's Grassmarket has a very old history. The pub has been there since at least the 18th century and has seen quite a lot of political activity in its time! The unusual name is nothing to do with a lack of alcohol or indeed anything to do with drinking. The name comes from the fact that the hangman's gallows were situated just outside the pub. Hence it was definitely the last drop for a lot of people! There are wall to wall pubs in the Grassmarket, its just one pub after another but what makes a pub stand out? At The Last Drop it's easy to see why. The Last Drop is actually quite large for a Grassmarket pub, some of ... Read the complete review
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