Drinking

Malt and Hops

The Malt and Hops is a traditional public house located by the Water of Leith in the Shore area. It’s a one-room affair with all manner of knickknacks and brewing memorabilia covering the walls and […]

Drinking

Thistle Street Bar

The Thistle Street Bar is a small, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it pub to be found on a quiet street just behind the retail behemoth that is George Street. Missing it would be a shame as it is a […]

Beer Garden

The Pear Tree

Home to one of Edinburgh’s biggest beer gardens, the Pear Tree is a veritable Edinburgh institution. While the recent refurbishment may not be to everyone’s taste, and the loss of the Blind Poet is nothing […]

Drinking

Star Bar

Hidden away up Northumberland Street Lane, which runs between Dublin Street and Nelson Street in the New Town, the Star Bar is one of Edinburgh’s true hidden gems! It has probably the best jukebox in […]

Beer Garden

Cumberland Bar

Tucked away at the Drummond Place end of Cumberland Street, the Cumberland bar (or the Cumbie as it’s known to its regulars) is a relaxed and cosy Victorian-style bar. The daily menu combines unpretentious gastropub […]