Nightclubs

Once the location for the Cavendish Ballroom in the 40's, Cav is a large nightclub with 3 venues on 2 floors of a single building.

Low-ceilinged and intimate club venue, down a New Town lane, featuring house music through the night. Central location.

Basement piano bar 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.

Former home of GHQ nightclub. Popular with hen and stag nights.

Cowgate nightclub, open Friday and Saturdays til 3pm.

One of the many Cowgate late night haunts, Sin is an 800 capacity Club and Lounge in renovated old town church.

Central, multi-purpose live music and club venue alongside Waverley Station in Edinburgh's Old Town.

One room club 90 capacity live music and nightclub venue down in the Cowgate.

A 1,500 capacity live venue with a balcony bar that can carry up to 350 people in older, refurb'd building. While the venue in its previous incarnations has always been a magnet for teens on the radge the venue re-opened as the Edinburgh Picture House in September 2008 with an emphasis on live gigs (Jarvis Cocker, Idlewild, Travis) as well as club nights.

Attractively refurb'ed restaurant, bar, live music, and club venue housed in a 200 year-old building above Cafe Royal (just off the East end of Princes Street).