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

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

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

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 […]

Eating

The Shore Bar and Restaurant

The Shore Bar & Restaurant has been going for over 30 years and was one of Edinburgh’s original gastropubs. It’s a buzzy, welcoming place. The wood panelled front bar with its chequered floor and marble-topped […]