A 100-capacity sweatbox on Edinburgh’s main clubbing thoroughfare, Sneaky Pete’s has punched well above its weight to become the finest gig and club venue in the city with an electric atmosphere. The resident club nights bring in some of the finest DJ talent in the country, including Leon Vynehall, Sherelle, Logic1000, Midland and Jacques Greene.
Edinburgh has a rich history when it comes to nightlife and clubbing, from former disco haven Cinderellas in Stockbridge to The Venue on Calton Road, which hosted the legendary Pure for over a decade. These days, there are still those special few clubs that are intimate and under-the-radar, drawing in crowds from all over for their unrivalled DJ line-ups and fabled parties.
For an unforgettable night out in the city, our run-down of the absolute best clubs in Edinburgh will tell you where you need to go. And if you really want some help? We say fill up at one of many brilliant cheap restaurants in Edinburgh, then grab a pre-club drink at one of the city’s best bars. Round off an evening at one of these dancefloors and you’ll be getting the very best out of the city at night.
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