City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Free Fringe: Laughing Horse


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Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
Cabaret Voltaire entrance at night
Cabaret Voltaire Cabaret Voltaire is one of Edinburgh’s subterranean club and rock venues. An intimate cave-space with its low-ceilings and booths, it is situated in the underground caverns of the Cowgate. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 338
Beer patio
Three Sisters Pub Popular sports bar with large courtyard down in the Cowgate, off the Royal Mile. Pub grub, live sports, free Fringe shows for all ages. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 272
Hanover Tap Just around the corner from George Street and the Assembly Rooms, the Hanover Tap replaced what was the Gothic-themed Jekyll and Hyde bar. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 259
Southside Social Formally known as the Meadow or "Moo" Bar, the Southside Social became Edinburgh's first social enterprise pub in Edinburgh when it opened its doors in 2015 with the intention of giving its profits aw Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 264
Counting House Although it hosts dances and has a long association with stand-up comedy - the likes of Phil Kay and Fred MacAuly performed here when they were making a name for themselves - the Counting House is Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 170
Pear Tree beer garden
The Pear Tree This popular bar near the George Square campus of Edinburgh University has one major attraction - a large beer garden. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 257
Espionage, Edinburgh With multiple bars, karaoke booths, and a night club spread over its five floors this labyrinthine venue has become a popular draw for stag and hen nights, parties, and private get-togethers. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 185
City Cafe Under new management in 2010, the City Cafe has taken on a Fifties American diner theme complete with jukebox and kids' activities. Open late. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 85
The Argyle Bar & Cellar Monkey Two-level neighbourhood local on the corner. Located just on the Southside of The Meadows. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 293
Bar 50 Cafe/bar in a hostel, down in the Cowgate. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 151
The Newsroom Cocktail bar just up from Leith Walk's so-called "pink triangle" area. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 93
Eteaket Central tea boutique and cafe that has a tea for every occasion it would seem. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse
Dropkick Murphy's Long-running irish pub in the old town, with live music, sports (as the name implies especially rugby) on the screens, and a licence to stay open til the wee wee hours. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 289
Finnegan's Wake Borrowing the title of James Joyce's impenetrable novel, this is an Irish pub for large crowds and live music. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 101
Biddy Milligan's Low ceilinged bar in touristy area of the city. Spills out onto the terraced pavement in the Summer. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 220
"Scotland's smallest pub"
Wee Pub Scotland's smallest pub, adjoined to more capacious Biddy Mulligans. Opened in 2013, in the heart of the Grassmarket. Room for about 20 people "at a push!". Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 297
48 Below Basement bar open all day 09.00-03.00. Food and coffee served all day, and a wide selection of beers, wines and spirits. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 146
Burgers and Beers Grillhouse Gourmet burgers with local and import ales on the Royal Mile. Meeting Point for a walking tour - wait outside - during Fringe. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 180
Moriarty Bar Lothian Road bar with Sherlock Holmes themed upstairs (hence the name) focusing on craft beers, world lagers and malt whisky. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 332
The Golf Tavern Historic bar, established 1456, overlooking Bruntsfield Links. Provides bar food, drink and also room hire. Free Fringe: Laughing Horse 114