If you're looking for somewhere a little more low-key to catch all the action on the pitch, head to American-style pool bar, Marcos. Screening every match live, this place offers unbeatable drinks and pool table deals for those nail-biting game days.
Where to Watch the Six Nations Rugby in Edinburgh
Much like the Fringe Fest, Edinburgh is a completely different city when the Six Nations is in town. Whether you're screaming out Swing Low, Sweet Chariot or well-up every time you hear the bagpipes play Flower Of Scotland, there are few better places than our city during the two months of the tournament. To make sure you don't miss a single tackle or try of this year's competition, we've pulled together a list of all the best bars and pubs to watch the Six Nations in Edinburgh.
Coming alive on Murrayfield match days, Angels Share is a great Edinburgh city centre bar to watch the Six Nations. Offering a relaxed setting and a menu full of contemporary Scottish dishes, this is the perfect place to hole up for the day with good friends (and even better beer).
Looking to recreate the magic of a Six Nations game day at home? BrewDog are now delivering their signature burgers and huge range of craft brews across the city. Settle into the match with your favourite can in hand and pre-scheduled half time feast.
Believe it or not, the team at Frankenstein know how to host a killer match day. With a resident oompah band on hand to play national anthems and plenty of space on long tables to settle in with a brew and a bite to eat, this is the perfect lively Edinburgh pub for watching all of the Six Nations action.
Located beneath Edinburgh Castle, you couldn't get much more central than this Grassmarket spot. While the rooftop here is perfect for sunnier days, Cold Town House will be screening all the Six Nations matches on the huge projector screen in their ground-floor bar. And for those half time munchies? There's a full menu of mouthwatering oven-baked pizzas.
Stuck for ideas of where to watch the Six Nations Rugby in Edinburgh? McGonagall's Gin & Whisky Emporium is a unique cocktail bar that has a choice of over 100 gins, wholesome Scottish dishes and charming interiors, making it a quirky spot for catching all the action as it happens.
Located on George Street, Tigerlily is the perfect spot to catch the rugby action after a day of exploring Edinburgh's city centre. Serving up a sumptuous brunch menu along with whole lotta' cocktails, you'll be suitably fuelled to watch the live action on their huge screen.
While bars may be shut, that doesn't mean you have to settle for subpar supermarket booze. These Edinburgh bars are delivering cocktails directly to your door, from the classic smoky old fashioned to mint-infused espresso martinis.
Transforming from a traditional cosy pub into a boisterous live sports bar from February through to March, The Three Sisters can be easily identified thanks to the huge inflatable rugby posts that flank its courtyard. Head here for the massive outdoor screen and you're guaranteed to catch every touch, try and tackle.
Watching the Six Nations from your sofa? That doesn't mean you have to miss out on restaurant-quality nosh. Our guide to the UK's tastiest DIY meal kits will see you getting busy in the kitchen at half time, whipping up a feast of freshly baked pizzas, double-stacked burger or hangover-busting bacon naans.