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.