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
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 Pubs 170
Chalky's Basement lounge bar in pink triangle with two dance floors and a late licence. Pubs
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
Cask & Barrel There are so many bars in Broughton Street that the casual drinker wont make it as far as the Cask & Barrel at the foot of the road, near the roundabout. Pubs
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
Cannonball House A 15th century tenement house at the top of the Royal Mile, just below Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, that has a (visible) cannon ball lodged in its outer wall. Pubs 169
Caley Bar The Caledonian hotel cocktail bar. Upmarket bar inspired by the era of the Victorian Caledonian Railway. Pubs
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
Renroc
Cafe Renroc A cafe-bar, gallery, and relaxation centre providing holistic treatments, in one place. Pubs
Buffs Club (RAOB) Upstairs bar and stage. "Quirky" venue. 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
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
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
Bar Salsa Edinburgh's party bar! Bar Salsa is open 7 nights a week 'til 1am. Blasting music, fun staff and to top it off unreal cheap drinks, Salsa really is the place to be! Pubs
Bar Brig Red brick and wood interior bar on Leith Walk. Established in 2015. Pubs
Bar 50 Cafe/bar in a hostel, down in the Cowgate. Pubs 151
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