City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Pubs


Find Edinburgh venues by type (e.g. Cinemas).

Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
CC Blooms The long-standing gay bar and hi-NRG night club has a late licence and two bars on two floors. Located at the top of Leith Walk, it gets busy at nights as drinkers turn out of Broughton Street bars. Pubs 171
Pivo Czech-styled, late-night basement bar and club that puts a Bohemian vibe into Edinburgh nightlife. Pubs
Henry's Cellar Bar Longstanding music venue located in a basement bar on Morrisson Street ("dive bar supreme" is how its owners describe it) that has branched out from a purely jazz orientated line-up - it was Pubs 218
Cafe Royale (interior)
Cafe Royal In spite of its proximity to Princes Street and Waverley Station, Cafe Royal is not a pub you stumble upon easily. Pubs
Dragonfly Cocktail Bar Minimalist cocktail lounge offering free comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe. Open late, til 3am during the festival in August. Pubs 414
Scotch Malt Whisky Society 28 Queen Street is an impressive four-storey Georgian building, comprising a suite of modern and elegant rooms, open to members of the whisky imbibing society and non-member alike. Pubs 182
Canon's Gait
Canons' Gait Bar Friendly bar at the Canongate end of the Royal Mile modern upper lounge bar and cellar bar. Has a tradition of supporting local music talent in basement bar. Pubs 78
The Argyle Bar & Cellar Monkey Two-level neighbourhood local on the corner. Located just on the Southside of The Meadows. Pubs 293
Beehive Inn A large, busy pub in the Old Town, the Beehive Inn has an upstairs restaurant and a beer garden in the rear.  During the festival, it offers shows as part of Pubs 178
The Barony
Barony Bar Established pub with warm vintage finish, wooden floor boards and a bar that has good selection of real ales. Usually has a warming fire in Winter time. Pubs
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Fingers Piano Bar Long-established, late night, New Town bar that as the name suggests often has a chanteuse and fancy cocktails. Pubs 221
Sneaky Pete's One room club 90 capacity live music and nightclub venue down in the Cowgate. Pubs 437
Whigham's Wine Cellars Since it opened back in August 1983, the converted wine cellars at the corner of Charlotte Square Garden has become a popular watering hole with the winebar set among them local office workers,... Pubs
Ghilie Dhu front
Ghillie Dhu A bar in a converted church with impressive grand interior and own draft ales. Bar staff in rugby shirts and kilts, and a baronial, banquet hall style set-up in the body of the old church. Pubs 410
Milne's Bar A basement bar situated a short stumble from the foot of the Mound, Milne's is still referred to as the "poet's bar", on account of famous, past literary cliente Pubs
Bar 50 Cafe/bar in a hostel, down in the Cowgate. Pubs 151
Royal Mile Tavern entrance at night
Royal Mile Tavern Central bar in the Edinburgh Old Town. Live music from 9pm til late. Pub grub. Pubs
The Globe Bar Centrally located backpacker and sports bar down in the Cowgate Pubs 161
Banshee Labyrinth Late-night opening bar and cafe, with three bars, just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Regular comedy nights, karaoke and live music until the wee, wee hours. Pubs 156
Students Den
Bannermans Longstanding cellar bar deep in the bowels of the Cowgate with live music, particularly acoustic sets. Popular with students and travellers. Pubs 357