Nightlife

Welcome to the night!

Welcome to the night!

From a quiet pint or wee dram in a traditional bar to the latest sounds from top DJs, there's lots to do after dark.

99 Hanover Street

99 Hanover Street

99 Hanover Street is a mix of inviting armchairs, flickering candles, decadent lighting, stone walls, opulent drapes and dark wood. Whether you’re looking for a post work pint or cocktails, 99 Hanover Street has to be your first stop.

Badger & Co

Badger & Co

Flavours are bold and ingredients are fresh at Badger & Co. Expect healthy lashings of breakfast, lunch and dinner from a seasonal menu which showcases some excellent local produce and demonstrates sustainability.

Bar Salsa

Bar Salsa

Bar Salsa offers probably the cheapest drinks in town. It is situated right in the centre of everything on Grassmarket. The bar is popular with students and locals alike and it’s always jumping in the evenings.

Belushi’s

Belushi's

Belushi’s has a great selection of drinks, and food to choose from. The bar will keep you entertained with happy hours and the best sport from all over the world, not to mention some top tunes, and live music.

Bramble Bar

Bramble Bar

Bramble Bar use good quality booze and the freshest of ingredients to create the tastiest beverages in town. The cocktail list is a mix of forgotten classics and some original drinks invented by the the bartenders.

BrewDog

BrewDog

BrewDog is a glimmering craft beer oasis in the heart of the city’s historic old town. The bar has transcended via the medium of reclaimed furniture, exposed brick work and plenty of stainless steel.

Cabaret Voltaire

Cabaret Voltaire

The Cabaret Voltaire is a celebration of jiggery pokery that basically resides in a cave and is set two floors. The atmospheric basement vault complex hosts club nights, live music and the bar serves craft beers.

CC Blooms

CC Blooms

CC Blooms is a stylish bar by day and a classy gay club by night with a dance floor and regular cabaret nights. It has a superb cocktail menu, wine and champagne list. CC Blooms also offers a full menu for diners during the day.

Chop House Leith

Chop House

The Chop House Leith cooks the very best British beef over open-flame on a charcoal grill. The rest is up to you – with tasty starters, moreish sides and naughty desserts your visit to the restaurant should be a real treat.

Chop House Market Street

Chop House

The Chop House Leith cooks the very best British beef over open-flame on a charcoal grill. The rest is up to you – with tasty starters, moreish sides and naughty desserts your visit to the restaurant should be a real treat.

City Nightclub

City Nightclub

At City Nightclub, you will find an energetic mix of trendy people and big tunes. The unique clubbing concept incorporates all of the essential elements that guarantee a spectacular night of extravagant and exhilarating entertainment.

Dragonfly

Dragonfly

Dragonfly is a unique and award-winning cocktail bar in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. The cocktail menu mixes the finest spirits with a variety of fresh fruits, juices and ingredients you might not expect.

Edinburgh’s West End

Edinburgh's West End

Just a few minutes’ walk from Princes Street you’ll find the cobbled Georgian streets of Edinburgh’s West End. With charming architecture, colourful shop fronts and a laid-back vibe, this area truly is a hidden gem.

El Barrio

El Barrio

El Barrio is a unique Latino bar and club, renown for their ambience, music and mojitos! The venue has genuine aesthetics and character, and the Latin, chart and party anthems are contagious!

Element

Element

Tucked away just off Princes Street in amongst the boutiques of Rose Street you will find Element. The bar has long since established itself as the perfect place to eat, drink and relax right in the heart of the Edinburgh.

Espionage

Espionage

Espionage is a labyrinth in the heart of of the city, under the shadow of the castle. Espionage is spread over 5 floors, the range of bars, dance floors and secret spaces make it the best venue for every night and mood.

George IV Bar

George IV Bar

George IV Bar is a traditional Scottish public house bursting with charm and character, it serves a varied selection of drinks and also provides a diverse menu of classic ‘pub grub’. The bar also hosts live music Thursday to Sunday.

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe offers guests a delectable menu featuring house made entrees prepared with a touch of local flavours. Whether you are looking for a delicious meal or just want to grab a drink with friends, they’ve got you covered.

Heads & Tales

Heads & Tales

Heads & Tales is Edinburgh’s hidden gem, using the best spirits, beers, soft drinks and wines that it can find, along with local, seasonal, fresh products. The ‘tenders are passionate, knowledgeable and friendly.

Henricks

Henricks

Henricks boasts a relaxed bar and bistro environment that provides a home from home atmosphere in comfortable surroundings. The bar is suitable for all ages, including children and well behaved dogs who get their own treats.

Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

The Kaleidoscope Whisky Bar & Shop at 28 Queen Street is completely unique with a constantly changing menu of whisky flavours to taste and explore. Exquisite bar food is served is daily until 10pm.

Kay’s Bar

Kay's Bar

Kay’s Bar is an exceptionally well–preserved Victorian bar with many interesting features throughout the premises. The internal signage around the frieze, the barrels, paneling and cast-iron pillars are some of the original fittings.

La Belle

La Belle

La Belle is a 600 capacity live music venue, club and creative space – run by music lovers for music lovers. The club plays electro, retro, ghetto, house and techno; to disco, funk, punk, soul, indie and everything in between!

Lulu

Lulu

Lurking beneath Tigerlily on George Street, Lulu is the ultimate way to end your night. The stylish nightclub features a classic Saturday Night Fever style lighted dance floor and there are plenty of sofas for a rest between dances.

Monteiths

Monteiths

Monteiths is a boutique cocktail bar and restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. The bar team pride themselves upon creating innovative and interesting cocktails using the best products available.

Omni

Omni

Omni has an amazing choice of restaurants to suit every taste, it is the perfect venue, day and night. And with a great cinema showing the latest films it is ideal place for catching up with friends and family.

Opal Lounge

Opal Lounge

Opal is one of Edinburgh’s leading night clubs; there is always a great party vibe here. With several rooms, impressive cocktail menu, and awesome light effects, creating the perfect atmosphere for anyone looking to party in style.

Opium

Opium

Opium became the capitals first dedicated venue for growling vocals, apathetic angry lyrics, distorted guitar riffs, emphatic beats and overall loudness. Opium remains the epicentre of rocks subculture in the city.

OX184

OX184

OX184 has plenty of craft beers and whisky, perfect for washing down the amazing menu which is cooked on a wood fired grill. OX184 caters of those who like a lively night out with DJs, live music and a party atmosphere.

Panda & Sons

Panda & Sons

Panda & Sons is a hidden bar that fuses the classic prohibition style speakeasy and a nod to the vintage style barbershop. If you find a barbershop with some foreign currency you have made it to the libation destination!

Robertsons 37 Bar

Robertsons 37

For more than one hundred years Robertsons 37 Bar has stood vigil between the busy shopping avenues of Princes St and George St ensuring the thirst of both loyal regulars and passing patrons does not go unslaked.

Silk

Silk

Silk is stylish, opulent, yet comfortable with award winning service standards. The nightclub offers three floors of cutting edge design, class leading sound and a premium drinks selection at excellent prices.

Sligh House

Sligh House Cocktail

At Sligh House, a well-crafted cocktail is always on the cards. They’ve been quietly making their own funk-tastic exotic vodkas since 1993 and the music library stretches back way before then and right up to the present day.

Stramash

Stramash

Stramash is a 900-capacity live music venue. Having undergone a radical makeover, Stramash also boasts Edinburgh’s largest television screen, streaming live sports events throughout the sporting calendar.

Studio 24

Studio 24

Studio 24 is an independent nightclub that showcases live music and is also home to a diverse collection of clubs. Studio 24 cater for all genres of music except mainstream and is the only truly underground venue in the city.

Subway

Subway Cowgate

Nestled in the middle of Edinburgh’s historic Cowgate, Subway is situated under the arches of George IV Bridge. Playing host to a mixture of local and not so local talent the club has been designed for maximum fun.

Sygn

Sygn

At Sygn, the bartenders make awesome cocktails and a serve a great range of beer, wine and premium spirits. The chefs produce the finest burgers and pizzas in town using the best ingredients sourced from local suppliers.

Teuchters

Teuchters

Teuchters is located in the West End of the city centre and provides the perfect place to unwind after a hectic day. Teuchters has an effortlessly cozy atmosphere with a fine selection of ales, wines and whiskies.

The Angel’s Share

The Angel’s Share

At The Angel’s Share you will find the epitome of a modern Scottish bar complete with an astonishing range of cocktails, whiskies, wines and beers. Occasional live music further enhances the relaxed vibe.

The Annexe

The Annexe

The Annexe is lively underground club scene experience and is the sister club to The Liquid Rooms. The venue features live DJs and bar with a comfortable seating area complete with couches.

The Banshee Labyrinth

The Banshee Labyrinth

The Banshee Labyrinth is Scotland’s most haunted night club. The venue is made up of seven rooms, three bars, two jukeboxes, an underground dance floor and a huge helping of of scintillatingly sinister alt-music.

The Bongo Club

The Bongo Club

The Bongo Club is a nightclub, live venue and all–round artistic hub with a street–level–headed attitude and an international reputation. At night you’ll find residencies with hip hop, funk, soul, house, disco and much more.

The Devil’s Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

The Devil’s Advocate is a bar and restaurant situated in an old Victorian pump house hidden away in Advocates Close. Featuring a 200 strong whisky shelf, the menu also boasts seasonal ingredients that change monthly.

The Fiddler’s Arms

The Fiddlers Arms

Sitting at the end of the Grassmarket in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, The Fiddler’s Arms is principally a sit-down pub with an emphasis on spending the evening talking and drinking with live music.

The Globe

The Globe

The Globe is Edinburgh’s premier sports and backpackers bar. The bar shows all sport from around the world on request and serve the finest international beers at great prices. The Globe also hosts a large variety of events.

The Hive

The Hive

The Hive is a relaxed nightclub venue with a range of cheap drinks offers. With two dance floors there’s often a mix of music with an eclectic range of nights for a variety of tastes and moods.

The Jazz Bar

The Jazz Bar

The Jazz Bar is an amazing place, it is a lot more than just a ‘Jazz’ venue! Of course, there’s loads of great jazz on here, but that’s just one of the many genres on stage. Gigs happen every night, seven nights a week!

The Jolly Judge

The Jolly Judge

The Jolly Judge sits in the centre of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. With low beamed ceilings, log fire and a tranquil atmosphere, this is Scottish hospitality at its best. Sample the range of malt whiskies, real ales and tempting bar lunches.

The Liquid Room

The Liquid Room

The Liquid Room is regarded as one of the leading venues for gigs and club nights. The club has worked with artists from every music genre and has seen some of the world leading DJs to grace their stage.

The Mash House

The Mash House

The Mash House is a unique venue located within the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant Cowgate. An extensive space spanning across three floors with an array of different functions, from nightclub to chess classes.

The Queens Arms

The Queens Arms

A hidden jewel below the cobbles of Frederick Street, The Queens Arms prides itself on being a pub for locals and visitors to Edinburgh alike. It’s everything a pub should be, steeped in heritage with a passion for quality.

The Refinery

The Refinery

The Refinery offers an all-day drinking and dining experience in beautiful surroundings. From craft coffee and business breakfasts in the morning to dinner dates and cocktails late into the evening, it is your everyday escape.

The Royal Mile Tavern

The Royal Mile

Located on the historical Royal Mile, this traditional Scottish public house bursting with charm and character. The pub serves over 100 different whiskies and a selection of ever-changing craft ales.

The Stand Comedy Club

The Stand Comedy Club

The Stand Comedy Club has an international reputation as one of the best places for comedy in the world. It’s where the likes of Frankie Boyle and Kevin Bridges got started. Enjoy great food and great beer as you laugh the night away.

The Street

The Street

The Street is a popular bar, independently-owned, with friendly staff. By day the glass front makes it an ideal place to relax with a coffee and people watch, whilst at night it attracts a livelier crowd with a buzzing atmosphere.

The Voodoo Rooms

Voodoo Rooms

The Voodoo Rooms is an award-winning bar, restaurant and entertainment venue located in central Edinburgh. Bar specialities include rums, tequilas and cutting-edge cocktails. Food served until 10pm daily.

Under the Stairs

Under the Stairs

At Under the Stairs you can sit back, relax and enjoy yourself. The experienced staff can supply you with seasonally inspired award winning cocktails, locally sourced foods and a range of the finest music for your ears.

Villager

Villager

Villager is a quirky, relaxed lounge bar serving creative cocktails and eclectic bar food. The venue has put together an explosive collection of their old and new drinks, some fun, some serious; and all dangerously tasty!

Whiski Bar & Restaurant

Whiski Restaurant

Whiski Bar & Restaurant is a multi award-winning whisky bar that serves fresh Scottish food all day. The bar offers over 300 whiskies and a great selection of craft beers, wines and cocktails.

Whiski Rooms

Whiski Rooms

Whiski Rooms is a unique venue with a restaurant, bar and whisky shop. With over 280 whiskies in the bar, 500 in the shop and a fantastic cocktail list. The restaurant has a blend of classic and modern dishes using local produce.

Whistlebinkies

Whistle Binkies

Whistlebinkies is a live music bar situated in the city centre. Sundays to Thursdays are free entry featuring up to four live bands until 3am; Fridays and Saturdays feature up to six acts with free entry before Midnight.

WhyNot Nightclub

WhyNot Nightclub

WhyNot Nightclub boasts quality service, promotion of cutting edge premium drinks and first class entertainment in a revolutionary, modern setting. WhyNot is recognised as a leading late night venue.