Clubs in Edinburgh

Scottish scamps know a thing or two about busting shapes on the weekend, and there's the cracking venues to prove it. Whether you've a penchant for VIP booth boozing, fancy a little industrial grime, or just a hot to trot DJ bar where the beats are on high, these Edinburgh clubs are sure to promise any and all antics. Check out our recommendations for the best clubs in Edinburgh and party in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. And it's not just us saying that.

Last updated on 21st October 2019




One of Edinburgh's favourite nightspots, Sneaky Pete's is a club and performance venue for the serious music nerds. Bringing together DJs from across the country, from London house to local techno, it's one of the best places to get your dance on to the freshest talent.

Another happening haunt known for its cocktail fare, darling concoctions and ever youthful crowd, Tonic may be just the place for a unique drink, but it also amps up the antics come sundown on any given weekend. Boasting a regular set of DJs and an ever bustling dance floor, you can get the best of both worlds at Tonic.

Bourbon Bar and Club

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One of the coolest concept clubs in Edinburgh, Bourbon Bar and Club is a brilliant and trendy plot for cocktails, dancing and DJs aplenty. Immersive yourself in their modern world and get set for a roster of late night partying that brings the heat and beat, each and every time.

While it may be disguised as a cocktail bar, 99 Hanover Street boast some of the most slap up party nights in the city. With a regular rotation of DJs to be found in their back room, and a crowd just hankering for a dance until sun up, 99 Hanover Street is the perfect blend of cocktail sleek and underground party haven.

One of the busiest romps in Edinburgh and a haven brimming with industrial cool, the city's most hardened hipsters head down to Cabaret Voltaire for a clubbing jaunt to remember. Party under their brick laden arches to the sounds of some of the best independent DJs in the business, can of red stripe in hand, and thumping beats on high. 

One of Edinburgh's biggest nights out, The Hive is notorious for being a den of cheap drinks, cheesy tunes and an amazing party atmosphere every night of the week. And the best bit? Entry is totally free. So whether you're heading over for pop punk and indie anthems or urban classics, you'll have pennies to spare.

A popular spot among the more left-leaning and creative crowd, The Bongo Club programmes some excellent DJ nights that run the gamut of multiple genres, from house and techno to high-energy disco dos and plenty of reggae and dub nights to keep everyone happy until the early hours.