Hard Rock Cafe - Edinburgh

4.3
191 reviews
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Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh is located on George Street, just a short distance from the world famous Edinburgh Castle. Other popular destinations nearby include The National Museum of Scotland, Holyrood Park and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
We invite you to drink, dine and enjoy yourself in a contemporary, laid back atmosphere. Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh is a vibrant and fun place to hang out among great pieces of Memorabillia to check out on your visit including Ringo Starr's Leather Jacket  and The Red Hot Chilli Peppers Guitar.
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Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 1

Food was tasteless
There was no taste to the burger patie , cheese or tomatoes and the chips were too salty

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OT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We were away for the weekend and wanted to treat our daughter

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HS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Very noisy, very busy and a bit overpriced for the food you get. We reserved a table thankfully. Waitress was attentive with refilling drinks and overall pleasant enough. Food was okay but always expect better for the price. In my opinion you get better value for money at TGI's.

There is also very little on offer for vegetarians.

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MM
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic Food and the best Customer Service in Edinburgh - what else would you expect from HRC 🎸🥁🎹 😎

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AK
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

It was very cold inside and slightly frustrating that my vouchers had been taken off me when we arrived to then be asked twice if I had them.. It got all sorted out in the end.

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ML
Aberdeen
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 4

Our Mojito was mostly soda, we were offered large or small but wasn't advised that the large was just the same as the small but in a fancy glass that you could take home. The menu has changed, not to our liking, my husband's burger was dry. We won't be back in a hurry.

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Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Food was good however the service was very slow especially considering the dining area was quiet at this time. I think we waited around 30min for the cocktails to arrive after ordering they ended up coming with then starters.

Buffalo chicken wings are a decent sized portion as are the ribs. It won’t blow you away but if you’re after a middle of the road meal to tide you over in a nice venue then this place is for you.

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ID
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyable experience, would go again.
Classic rock spicy enough!

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GM
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Service was good, waitress that delt with us was lovely and the food was amazing!

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TT
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

lovely evening meal and fantastic cocktails. Room is spacious so not sitting on top of other dinners

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Orlando
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

Good experience over all. Fries were over cooked and onion ring was cold however. Burger I had was lovely though. We only go our refills when we had finished our meals which wasn’t ideal.

There was a little confusion over the offer I had but I did make it clear when I saw the server however she was very nice otherwise. More attention could have been given to us in general.

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SH
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

It was good. We had a lovely waitress who was so helpful and attentive! Was a little disappointed with the vegetarian options and would appreciate more choice

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NM
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food, service and the staff couldn’t do enough for us!!

We will be back soon xx

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TU
Perthshire
2 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a great afternoon there for my son's 8th birthday! Food was fantastic as was the service (Beth)

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AH
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

to be seating in in good way, just waiting place not too much comfortable.. (in a shop.. ) . Mral and drink were perfect, services in high level we just waited nearly 30 inutes to be asked for a meal -maybe done by location of the table.. ) But all other services were happy with.

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k
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was outstanding as was the food really friendly staff who were attentive and chilled fun athmosphere

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KS
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Decent burger bar food, nice cocktails. Not busy when we went in but service was pretty slow, had to ask to order drinks after being at the table for prob 10min, staff seemed to be enjoying the lull before it got busy later on which it did. That said all staff we spoke to were friendly. Good for kids though which is why we were there.

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OT
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I love this pub.
Great meals, excellent drinks and very good service ! ;)

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LS
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first trip to hard rock and we had a great experience, such friendly staff and brilliant fast service. Food was great and we will be back.

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AM
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great cocktails, great atmosphere and an exceptionally helpful and friendly server .. what more could you want . Look forward to going back.

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BL
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went with a group , great food, great service, great atmosphere and music.

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CL
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

We were seated straight away which was good, the venue wasn't very busy. We ordered drinks a mocktail and a full sugar pepsi. The waitress seemed like she was busy (almost distracted) The drinks arrived and my wife noticed straight away her glass had a chip, the waitress said oh where? Then rubbed her finger across the rim as if she didn't believe her. She instantly took it away to me fair. However she brought back a diet Pepsi. We felt awkward to ask for it to be changed based on the busy manner in which she was serving us.

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Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Booked table for 4pm and friends trains were late and they were really understanding about us waiting to order until they had arrived, service was great and food as always very good

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S
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An excellent meal and an excellent place to go, with an excellent atmosphere. You can’t ask for more! We will be back

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BC
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was what we have come to expect from Hard Rock Cafe. Restaurant is smaller than most Hard Rocks and shop was small too. We had to wait for table for about 15 mins. That's not unreasonable. However, as we had 4 kids we were not allowed to wait in the bar and the only other option was to wait in the tiny shop or stand outside in the cold! Waitress was friendly, however service was slow and had to ask her twice for water and cutlery. She also went AWOL for about 20 mins at the end of the meal. We had to stand up and go to kiosk to offer to pay on our way out. Food great, service average. Overall, we enjoyed

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place & fantastic service & waitress. We will be back for sure! Thank you. 🎸

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CS
London
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Sitting on the fence with this one. We booked a table online, wasn’t ready when we arrived. Welcome was quite short with my daughter who had tucked herself in a chair near the bar whilst we waited... get the rules but really poor in view of the circumstances.
Food was hot and well presented, a shame we had to ask for cutlery which took nearly ten minutes to arrive.
Drinks expensive.

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EW
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The hard rock cafe is always a nice place to visit. It was a good team with a good hamburger and some gin tonic.

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ZK
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server Sage was really lovely and she made the experience very good, she was always on hand to help us with everything that we needed. The food was great but maybe a bit expensive and the cocktails were amazing. Great dinner!!

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OT
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was great and as expected rock ambience.

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CM
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had an absolutely brilliant night at the Hard Rock Cafe! Our waitress Sage was absolutely brilliant and super friendly! Food was delicious could not be happier. Will definitely be back next time we come to Edinburgh!

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TH
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It‘s a Hard Rock Café :-) you get what you expect!

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LG
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The stars are for our server and the food, both of which were excellent. The only complaint I have is the fact that I was required to wait over 20 minutes for my table that I booked two months prior. I couldn't understand why I was waiting, we were ready to leave after 15 minutes of leaving as it was a very special anniversary dinner. Very dissapointed with that, but the server delivered excellent customer service.

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AD
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

Had to wait 40 mins for a table even though we had booked. 2 course meal took 3 hours as service was so slow. Food was good but slow service spoiled the experience

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CB
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, great staff, great music and atmosphere.

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AM
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely outstanding, Music was amazing, Food was out of this world, atmosphere second to none highly recommended

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M
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

The service was good but felt cramped and you could hear other conversations, a noisy restaurant

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SC
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

A little mix up with my order but resolved swiftly, always a great atmosphere and would recommend a visit

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Amsterdam
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic meal. The food tasted excellent and the cocktails were very refreshing. Out waiter was very friendly and helpful.

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CL
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food & atmosphere. Very enjoyable night. Friendly staff who are so helpful & accommodating. Would definitely recommend & we will return in the future.

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