Bars in Edinburgh

What with being Scotland's capital city, it's no wonder that our city is brimming with such amazing bars. Whether you fancy nuzzling cocktails in a vintage inspired nook, dousing your gullet in craft beer goodies, or lucking back liquid in an industrial lair, no two bars are the same, and that's what makes it so bloody beautiful. Check out our recommendations for some of the best bars in Edinburgh. 

Last updated on 29th August 2019




Looking for a beloved boozer promising affordable bites and classic cocktails alike? Swan on down to George Street as the Slug and Lettuce welcomes guests with contemporary interiors and pocket-friendly prices. Try their Omni Centre offering if you're exploring elsewhere.

Frankenstein / Bier Keller

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Based on Edinburgh's famous George IV Bridge, Frankenstein is a pub like no other and draws in crowds from all over thanks to it's distinctive haunted theme. Mad about all things Victor Frankenstein, the venue is fittingly decorated with props from the movie and its very own electric chair.