City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Pubs


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

Photo Edinburgh Venuesort icon Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
Ryrie's A little changed Edwardian public house at the junction of Dalry Road, Haymarket Terrace and Morrison Street, near Haymarket train/tram station. Live folk at the Fringe. Pubs
Ryan's Cellar Bar Located at the busy junction at the West End, near Charlotte Square, Ryan's Cellar Bar is divided into three different sections: the Main Bar, the Coffee Shop, and the Cellar Restaurant. Pubs
Royal Oak Long-established traditional real ale pub with regular live folk music. Pubs 309
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
Reverie Newington area bar on the corner of East Preston St and Newington Rd that serves reasonable pub food. Pubs
Rat Pack Recently renovated, basement piano bar with a theme that riffs on the Rat Pack era with cocktails influenced by songs from the 1950s, and bar staff dressed in uniforms of braces, trilbies and ties. Pubs
Pivo Czech-styled, late-night basement bar and club that puts a Bohemian vibe into Edinburgh nightlife. Pubs
Pilgrim Bar just off the Cowgate with a recycled and reused ethos and local, organic craft beers on tap. Pubs 100
Paradise Palms Tropically themed bar just off Bristo Square in the heart of the Edinburgh University area. DJs, veggie and vegan soul food, beer and cocktails. Pubs 411
Opium Old Town rock and alternative bar and club venue. Cheap drinks, student clientele. Pubs 96
Opal Lounge Plush George Street bar and night club for the smart set. Martinis in a soft-lit, styled setting. Club night sets usually in keeping with the svelte decor - house, Latin, and funky dance classics. Pubs
Nobles Bar Renovated in 2009, with hallmarks of traditional maritime bars of Leith. Food, live sport, and live music nights. Pubs
Moriarty Bar Lothian Road bar with Sherlock Holmes themed upstairs (hence the name) focusing on craft beers, world lagers and malt whisky. Pubs 332
Mood Nightclub Former home of GHQ nightclub. Popular with hen and stag nights. Pubs
Mitre Pub Deep-set, traditional bar on the High Street in Edinburgh Old Town. Informal atmos and pub grub. Can get busy, due to its location.  Pubs
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
Merlin Roadhouse Expansive modern bar with large patio at the side of Morningside Road. Pub grub standards as far as food is concerned and a bustling watering hole for Morningside locals. Pubs
Malone's Irish Bar As the name says, an irish bar complete with fittings and furniture shipped over from Ireland. Bustling bar on two floors, straddling Edinburgh University and Old Town tourists. Pubs
Madogs Long-running, basement cocktail bar/club known for cheap drinking promos. The venue where Ray Wilson, of Genesis fame, was discovered in the late 1990s. Pubs
Lola Lo dance floor
Lola Lo Lola Lo is now closed. Pubs