Best Beer Gardens In Edinburgh

Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means? It's time to make the most of those sprawling outdoors spots. Whether you're watching sport in a courtyard, enjoying a few after-work drinks during the summer months or simply looking for a serene way to spend your lazy Sundays, our guide to Edinburgh's best beer gardens promises to tick all of your boxes.

Last updated on 21st April 2022

Hanover Tap, Edinburgh

168 user reviews 4

Another great Edinburgh pub with outdoor space, Hanover Tap is a friendly watering hole found just a stone's throw from George Street. Swing by to catch up on the latest live sports before tucking into the classic menu, as well as all kinds of tasty craft pints.

Hector's Edinburgh

1 user review 5

A sheltered beer garden in Edinburgh, Hector's is one of the swanky suburb's most beloved boozers. Fronting quirky interiors and a mouthwatering menu of comfort food classics, the Deanhaugh Street haunt also offers a sunny terrace that's popular on balmy Scottish evenings.

Le Monde

749 user reviews 4

Boasting a beautiful outdoor terrace smack bang in the city centre, there's a reason why Le Monde's summer offering is so popular. Head on over to top up your tan while you sip delicious cocktails or fresh pints. And if you get hungry? There's a mouthwatering menu of delights on offer too.

56 North

1 user review 5

56 North is a charming cocktail bar with a secret terrace that deserves a place on your radar. Grab a drink, search through the many doors of the venue and see if you can find the beautiful garden hiding at the back. But if you can't? There's plenty more seating out front.

When we think of beer garden pubs in Edinburgh, The Pear Tree immediately springs to mind. Located not far from George Square, this huge outdoor terrace always draws in crowds from across the city, with revellers flocking to indulge in great grub, perfectly poured pints and live sports.