This village pub by Duddingston Loch used to be ‘a firm favourite among past monarchs and poets’ according to its website. Now it’s a firm favourite among climbers of Arthur’s Seat in need of refreshment, students keen on Scotland’s oldest skittle alley and Sunday roast-hunters.
Edinburgh does not disappoint when it comes to its many pub offerings, whether you're after drams of the finest single malts or craft beer brewed locally. With new spots popping up regularly and old-haunts holding fort, the city's pub and bar scenes continue to thrive. You'll find places that can accommodate a classy, sophisticated night out and others that offer the perfect environment for a chilled pint with some pals.
So, ready to pin down that homey tavern, bustling modern taproom – or something in between? Our selection of Edinburgh’s best pubs should have you covered.
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