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Updates

## Level 3 Restrictions apply from 26 April 2021.
This pub MAY be open outside for groups of up to 6 people from 6 households with alcoholic drinks served.
It MAY be open inside to 8pm for groups of up to 6 people from 2 households but without alcoholic drinks.
It is expected that restrictions will be relaxed further from 17 May. ##

@ 30/4/2021
Open for outside tables. First come first served. Also off-sales.
Mon - Thu 3pm - 9.45pm;
Fri - Sat 12 - 9.45pm;
Sun 1 - 7.45pm.

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Jolly Judge

7 James Court
493 Lawnmarket
Edinburgh
EH1 2PB

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3

About the Pub

Comfortable bar with an attractive painted ceiling just off the Royal Mile down an Old Town close. There are steps down to the entrance, as was common in the past. This is a welcome spot for refreshment after visiting the castle. The real ales are usually from smaller breweries UK-wide. A varying selection of four real ciders is also available. Dogs are permitted after 3pm, but no children inside. CAMRA Scottish Cider Pub of the Year 2019.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Cromarty --varies--
  • Tempest --varies--

Often from smaller breweries, UK wide.

Source: National

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Jolly Judge, Edinburgh

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Varies - 4 available, 3 boxed & 1 on handpump.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Cider festivals. 2 or 3 every year.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Pavement tables.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    After 3pm.

  • Events Events

    Quiz every Monday.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

    Free.

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Jolly Judge

7 James Court
493 Lawnmarket
Edinburgh
EH1 2PB

Sat Nav Reference

55.9494, -3.194

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Metro Close to Metro

Nearby Bus Routes (320m)

Lothian Buses

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Nearby Station (370m)

Edinburgh

Nearby Metro (400m)

Princes Street

Directions

Old Town

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