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* You will be asked to provide contact details
* Daily Temperature checks to ensure the safety of our staff and customers.
* There is a hand sanitising unit at the front door to be used by everyone on entry as well as other points in the bar.
* Please be aware you will be entering a 1 meter zone , we have screens in place.
* NO Seating at the bar or standing around the bar, Everyone must be at a table to be served Someone will take your order, please use contact payment If possible.
* The toilets have to be one person at a time please but don't queue outside the door.
* There are various new signs in place so please take note of any guidance we have to give.

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Bennets of Morningside

(formerly Bennet's Bar)

1 Maxwell Street
EH10 5HT

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Opening Times

Monday9.30 am - 1.00 am
Tuesday9.30 am - 1.00 am
Wednesday9.30 am - 1.00 am
Thursday9.30 am - 1.00 am
Friday9.30 am - 1.00 am
Saturday9.30 am - 1.00 am
Sunday9.30 am - 1.00 am

Meal Times

11 - 4

About the Pub

A cosy, traditional single-room tenement bar in the Morningside area of the City, which has been tastefully refurbished. Photographs of old Edinburgh adorn the walls along with some interesting brewery mirrors. The guest ales tend to be from Scotland and NE England and one real ale (badged Bennets Ale) is always available at a very competitive price. Simple bar snacks are served until 3pm (5pm Sat & Sun). There is a paved outdoor drinking area to the front. Children are not admitted.

NOTE: Alcohol is not served until 11am. Return Trays (AKA Autovacs /Beer Economisers) in use.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Caledonian Deuchars IPA
  • Hadrian Border Tyneside Blonde
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

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Bennets of Morningside, Edinburgh


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    50p/pint or 25p/half except for Bennets Ale.

  • UsesAutovac Return tray


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Paved area at front.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    On lead.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes, daraughts, backgammon.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Paved area with seats.

  • WiFi Wifi


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Bennets of Morningside

1 Maxwell Street
EH10 5HT

Sat Nav Reference

55.926465, -3.209489


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1.5m S of centre

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