Friday, November 25, 2011

#71. The Tron, 9 Hunter Sq, Edinburgh

With a name like The Tron, what could go wrong? Well, for starters... it's not a theme bar dedicated to the classic sci-fi film of the same name. It turns out that a tron is a medieval Scots word for a weighing machine used to conduct trade. This pub is in the spot where the old tron used to be, I guess.

The only palatable bar on tap was a Belhaven's Best. There is a downstairs, which I did not notice until on my way out.

Verdict: a tourist trap.

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