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
The Constitution Late night bar, grill and venue offers food and drink selections. Free wifi. Food served daily from 11am until 9pm. Children welcome when dining until 8pm. 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
The Fiddler's Elbow Pub at the top of Leith Walk with live folk and comedy nights. Pubs
The Beer Kitchen Pub run by excellent Scottish craft beer maker Innis & Gunn, carrying a range of exclusive beers from its kegging line. Opened July 2015. Pubs
Greyfriars Bobby's Bar Restaurant Something of a tourist destination being just round the corner from the graveyard where the famous Skye terrier would lay down beside his master's resting place. Pubs 217
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
Buffs Club (RAOB) Upstairs bar and stage. "Quirky" venue. Pubs
Siglo
Siglo Free entry late night bar / nightclub on two floors, situated in the heart of the Cowgate. Siglo is open until 5am throughout the festival. Pubs
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. Pubs 289
Pilgrim Bar just off the Cowgate with a recycled and reused ethos and local, organic craft beers on tap. Pubs 100
Finnegan's Wake Borrowing the title of James Joyce's impenetrable novel, this is an Irish pub for large crowds and live music. Pubs 101
The Street The Street is a cafe and bar in the "pink triangle" with outside tables and DJs on some evenings. Pubs 239
Belushi's One of the Belushi's international chain of bars, the Edinburgh location opposite Waverley Station on Market Street offers food and drink till late. Pubs
Blind Poet Pub named after 18th century poet Thomas Blacklock who lost his sight as a boy to small pox, but who lived in the area as a successful wordsmith in later years. Pubs
Biddy Milligan's Low ceilinged bar in touristy area of the city. Spills out onto the terraced pavement in the Summer. Pubs 220
Caley Bar The Caledonian hotel cocktail bar. Upmarket bar inspired by the era of the Victorian Caledonian Railway. Pubs
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
"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!". Pubs 297
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
Jinglin' Geordie Cosy bar nestled down a narrow, Old Town close just part way down the staircase. During the Fringe, location for Pleasance Pop-Up's brand of "immersive theatre". Pubs