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

Sandy Bell’s

  The legendary Sandy Bell’s pub is probably one of the most well-known places in Scotland to hear, or indeed, take part in, regular folk music sessions. There has been a pub on this site […]

Drinking

Bannerman’s Bar

You can find Bannerman’s just off the Royal Mile, on the Cowgate at the bottom of Niddry Street. It is spread over what appears, at first glance, to be vaulted cellars, but which are actually […]

Shopping

Cornelius Beer and Wine

Located at the top of Easter Road,Cornelius Beer and Wine is one of Scotland’s best beer independent beer, wine and spirit retailers, who have been at the top of their game since opening in 2004. […]

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 […]