Drinking

The Bailie Bar

The Bailie bar is a cracking and well loved traditional pub located on St Stephen Street in Stockbridge. It’s a cosy, basement space, with a red ceiling and black walls covered with an eclectic mix […]

Drinking

Smoke & Mirrors

One of the newer additions to the Leith bar scene, Smoke & Mirrors can be found on Constitution Street in what used to be the Alan Breck Lounge. There’s no exterior signage, but it is […]

Drinking

Bennets Bar

Bennets Bar is a wonderful example of a classic Victorian bar. Nestled beside the King’s Theatre in Tollcross, it was constructed at the same time, with both establishments first throwing open their doors to the […]

Drinking

Leith Depot

Bar, cafe, restaurant, venue and social hub – the Leith Depot wears a coat of many colours and wears it well. The main bar area is an unpretentious and bright open space, with large picture […]

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 […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Finn & Bear

Operated by the same people who run the Pantry in Stockbridge and Colinton, Finn & Bear is a welcome addition to the range of bars and eateries on the Leith Shore. It is situated on […]

Burger

Lioness of Leith

Located just across from Tesco, The Lioness of Leith is a pretty happening spot tucked away on the otherwise drab Duke Street and it is definitely worth seeking out. The decor tips its hat to […]

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 […]