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Earl of Marchmont

Bars & pubs

From Bruntsfield in the west to Newington in the east, there is a swathe of South Edinburgh that is desperately residential. Pubs are rare and the old Earl...

22 Marchmont Crescent

Esplanade

Bars & pubs

Right by the beach at Portobello, the Esplanade (the Espy to its friends) sits in premises that have been home to several bars over the years. Locals...

62-64 Bath Street
Tags: Pub, Leith

Golden Rule

Bars & pubs

The Golden Rule is a friendly, old-fashioned pub with some cask ales, plus a more contemporary lounge bar downstairs that has won a reputation for its...

28-30 Yeaman Place

Guildford

Critics' choice
Bars & pubs

Established in 1898 (the building dates back a further 60 years), the Guildford is one of Edinburgh's most accessible Victorian pubs, just a hop, skip and...

1-5 West Register Street

Guilty Lily

Bars & pubs

From the people who brought you the Esplanade, Guilty Lily arrived in late 2008 and functions like a modern neighbourhood pub in this still-changing part of...

284 Bonnington Road
Tags: Pub, Leith

Kay's

Bars & pubs

Drink has been a mainstay here for nearly two centuries: before morphing into a pub in 1976, these premises housed a wine merchant. Now, along with a...

39 Jamaica Street

King's Wark

Bars & pubs

The King's Wark stands on the site of a long-gone 15th-century building. There have probably been taverns here since the 17th century; the current building...

36 The Shore
Tags: Pub, Leith

Malt & Hops

Bars & pubs

No more and no less than the best cask ale bar in Leith sits right on the Water of Leith. It's a basic, old-fashioned, one-room pub with an open fire, seats...

45 The Shore
Tags: Pub, Leith

Monteith's

Bars & pubs

Hidden down a close just a few yards from the main tourist street, this is one of the Old Town's better-kept secrets. The other-worldly atmosphere is...

Monteith's Close

Old Chain Pier

Bars & pubs

Sitting on the coast between the small harbours at Newhaven and Granton, the Old Chain Pier was built on the site of - yes, you guessed - an old chain pier...

32 Trinity Crescent
Tags: Pub, Leith

Pear Tree House

Bars & pubs

Just over the road from Edinburgh University's George Square campus, the Pear Tree's cobbled beer garden has played host to generations of thirsty students....

36 West Nicolson Street

Pond

Bars & pubs

The encroachment of new apartment blocks has put paid to the Pond's former reputation as 'the pub at the end of the universe', but it's still on a fairly...

2 Bath Road
Tags: Pub, Leith

Port O' Leith

Bars & pubs

Both this pub and its proprietor, Mary Moriarty, are legends on the Edinburgh pub scene. It's a small, neatly kept venue, patronised by everyone from...

58 Constitution Street
Tags: Pub, Leith

Regent

Critics' choice
Bars & pubs

Proud of its credentials as a real ale pub, this boozer eschews the jukebox in favour of encouraging conversation. The atmosphere is in keeping with the...

2 Montrose Terrace

Roseleaf

Critics' choice
Bars & pubs

Once a fairly unremarkable pub, this place was transformed in 2007, and is now a friendly, considered and attractive environment where people are as likely...

23-24 Sandport Place
Tags: Pub, Leith